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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Greater North Park is a neighborhood in San Diego, California with a population of 45,571. Greater North Park is in San Diego County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Greater North Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Greater North Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Greater North Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Greater North Park are above average.
About Greater North Park...
Population
45,571

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$534,460
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,432
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    70%
  • Own
    30%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    95
    282.7
  • Murder
    7.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    120.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    492.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    845.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$72,207
National
$55,322
Families with Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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North Park has been a great place for my husband and I to live during the last year. We're originally from the east coast and CA is VERY different. There is never humidity, it's almost always sunny, and the coldest it gets is about 55 degrees F. North Park is a small community north of Balboa Park and it's mostly known for its microbreweries. There are a lot of great places to eat, grab a "craft" beer, and hang out with friends. There are also a lot of coffee shops and Mexican restaurants. And they're ALL so good! The Mexican food in southern CA is amazing. But one of the best parts about this area is how pet-friendly everyone and everything is. There are doggie water bowls outside almost every shop and restaurant, and some restaurants even have doggie menus! There is a lot to do here and the weather never holds you back.
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Growing up in a small rural area, North Park is not something that I am use to. That's what I love so much about it. The neighborhood is extremely diverse, from the style of foods nearby, local art work, breweries, and people from different cultural backgrounds and walks of life. One of the best things is that it is extremely doggy friendly! I can see myself spending quite some time here.
North Park is a wonderful neighbourhood with beatiful homes, interesting shops, and fun places to eat. It is trendy but still family-friendly and it's very safe. There aren't a lot of schools within North Park, especially public, but in general public education in the surrounding San Diego area isn't very good. A downside to North Park is it is not very affordable.