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Serra Mesa
  • Neighborhood in San Diego, CA

Report Card

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

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Serra Mesa is a neighborhood in San Diego, California with a population of 32,491. Serra Mesa is in San Diego County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Serra Mesa offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Serra Mesa there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Serra Mesa and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Serra Mesa are above average.

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About Serra Mesa...
Population
32,491

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$547,197
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,190
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    79.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    69.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    383.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    674.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$82,307
National
$62,843
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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