Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB+
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesB
- Cost of LivingD
- Health & FitnessA+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Mission Beach is a neighborhood in San Diego, California with a population of 4,642. Mission Beach is in San Diego County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Mission Beach offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Mission Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Mission Beach and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Mission Beach are above average.
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Mission Beach Reviews
Living in Mission Beach for over a year has been like waking up in a dream. Every day there is a spectacular sunrise over the bay, and the sunset in the evening is equally dreamy. While rent prices can be steep, it is worth every penny. There is a place to eat for everyone from families to college kids and fresh seafood and tacos for everyone. With miles of bike and running paths it is impossible to be inside on a sunny day. Belmont Park is one highlight of this area, with rollercoaster and carnival rides and the smell of salt water and cotton candy hanging in the air, it is easy to float into a nostalgic summer from childhood's past. Mission Beach is an amazing place to live or visit, but if you visit, it may be tough to leave. As a runner, I have seen the beaches from five in the morning to late at night and I always feel safe and secure, with a consistent police
Mission Beach was a great experience. The weather was perfect for a summer beach day and there were so many local shops and restaurants to choose from. Parking was free and only within a short walking to the beach. I wouldn't want to change a thing.
I work in the biotech industry, so San Diego is definitely booming with opportunities for my field of employment.