Best Places to Live in San Diego, California


San Diego, California 

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Population

1,390,966

+8.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$65,753

Median Home Price

$645,300

Best Places to Live in San Diego, California

Large coastal city complex - Southern California coast, 120 miles south of Los Angeles and 20 miles north of Mexican border. June, October and September are the most pleasant months in San Diego, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Year-round climate
Recreation
Attractive suburbs
Cons
Air quality
Rapid cost increases
Growth and sprawl
 $5,995 
5299 Pearlman Way
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3114 SqFt
 $4,800 
1287 Bangor St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1836 SqFt
 $4,700 
14115 Steeple Chase Row
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 3210 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Carlsbad Metro Area

San Diego’s endearing ocean-moderated Southern California climate is hard to beat and enables year-round enjoyment of the area’s many outdoor amenities and activities. The economy has typically been strong and the city is well endowed with arts and recreational amenities. This has drawn the crowds, including retirees, overseas and domestic migrants, and migrants from other parts of California. The cost of living, once a relative bargain for California coastal cities, is no longer low. Commute times have risen and air quality problems have worsened.


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QUICK FACTS

City: San Diego
Zip Codes: 92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Diego is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Diego jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Diego's cost of living is 60.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Diego's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, October and September are the most pleasant months in San Diego, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
San Diego county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Diego's population is 1,390,966 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Diego is $645,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
San Diego public schools spend $11,066 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.9 students per teacher in San Diego. More Education



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Housing Market in San Diego

It's a good time to buy in San Diego. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months. Browse San Diego Real Estate

The median home price in San Diego is $645,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for San Diego   306 Reviews
San Diego is a great city if you can afford it! - 10/15/2020
I have lived in San Diego for 10 years now. Something I have noticed on this site is the majority of city reviews are very negative, across the board. So here is my... Read More

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San Diego - Yuck - 10/9/2020
Not what you think. I moved to San Diego in 2019 and left in 2020. Housing is horrible, meaning high priced and lack of. Lots of homelessness but I never left unsafe... Read More

Conservative paradise and nothing more - 8/17/2020
San Diego is a conservative version of San Francisco. There is very little cultural influences at all. No real good food, mostly chain restaurants. Shallow people and... Read More
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ZIP CODES IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN SAN DIEGO
$5,995
5299 Pearlman Way
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$4,800
1287 Bangor St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$4,700
14115 Steeple Chase Row
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$3,495
3780 Belford St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$1,250,000
3095 Kalmia St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,550,000
3831 Front St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$1,795,000
3702 Liggett Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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