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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Navajo is a neighborhood in San Diego, California with a population of 62,418. Navajo is in San Diego County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Navajo offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Navajo there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Navajo and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Navajo are highly rated.
About Navajo...
Population
62,418

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$485,998
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,528
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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
    27.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    57.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    493.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    620.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    4.9
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$88,996
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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I love the city in which I live, although the weather is sometimes too warm for me. I love the Southern California vibe because it is laid-back and the people are very nice! Although the public transportation is not the best, having your own car is very common and therefore easy to get around if you have your own vehicle. I live approximately 20 minutes away from the beach, so I visit the ocean frequently. San Diego is a large, busy city, but has a comforting feel to it and is pleasant for visitors and natives alike.
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There are little shopping centers every two miles, providing a wide range of services and merchandise. A few months ago, I came across a little "hole-in-the-wall" sushi restaurant that serves delicious, cheap, and high-quality dishes. Next door is an ice cream shop and a Gold's Gym -incase you need to work off that sushi and ice cream. The most interesting mom-and-pop shop that I've come across in these cozy shopping centers was a hula school!
We love our neighborhood! Our neighbors were friendly when we first moved in and are friendly now. We are close to a community college so there is a lot of young people who park on our street. It is great to see them focusing on their education and paying attention to the parking requirements. Many residents walk their dogs daily and we also have a great walking track.