San Ramon is a progressive city located in Contra Costa County and is located 34 miles east of San Francisco and 25 miles from Oakland. San Ramon’s resident population is roughly 78,000, establishing it as the fourth largest city in Contra Costa County.
San Ramon is the home of many notable businesses, and serves as the headquarters of Chevron, 24-Hour Fitness and The Global Software Center of GE.
Money magazine rated San Ramon #21 in its 2016 annual list of ‘Best Places to Live.’ The city’s 43-acre Central Park is a meeting venue for under-the-stars movie nights, farmers’ markets and opera in the park. The San Ramon Community Center, City Hall, and library are within walking distance of the city center.
San Ramon has award-winning public schools (with most receiving a 10 out of 10 ‘Great Schools’ rating) among its 11 elementary and 4 middle schools serving approximately 30,300 students. An alternative K–12 school is operated by the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) to support home-schooled students.
Outdoor activities and family fun options are plentiful, with more than 30 public parks, including Memorial Park — a 16-acre outdoor space complete with a play area, a BMX course, a picnic area, a bocce ball court, horseshoe courts, a ball field, and a dog park.