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Encinitas
  • Suburb of San Diego, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Encinitas is a suburb of San Diego with a population of 62,140. Encinitas is in San Diego County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Encinitas offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Encinitas there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Encinitas and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Encinitas are highly rated.

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About Encinitas...
Population
62,140

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,096,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$2,260
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Encinitas Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    157
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    38.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    226.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    756.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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