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Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood in San Diego, CA

Report Card

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

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Pacific Beach is a neighborhood in San Diego, California with a population of 48,467. Pacific Beach is in San Diego County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Pacific Beach offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Pacific Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Pacific Beach and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Pacific Beach are above average.

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About Pacific Beach...
Population
48,467

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$905,103
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,980
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    75
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    83.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    583.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    862.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$88,967
National
$62,843
Families with Children
16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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