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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Uptown is a neighborhood in San Diego, California with a population of 45,299. Uptown is in San Diego County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Uptown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Uptown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Uptown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Uptown are highly rated.
About Uptown...
Population
45,299

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$633,266
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,487
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    157.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    162
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    888.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,478.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    6.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$78,271
National
$55,322
Families with Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Uptown Reviews

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San Diego is an amazing place to live. San Diego has the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, without the big city vibes. The general atmosphere is a laid back and beachy. Balboa Park and the Zoo are both musts. Balboa Park is a beautiful and fun place to walk around with yummy food and cool museums. Overall, San Diego has a lot to offer for all sorts of people, and I absolutely love it.
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Mission Hills is known for being a safe and reliable neighborhood. However, there have been an increase in home invasions and robberies in recent months. Despite this, I have always felt safe in my neighborhood.
I love the area! Its a great place to live because the neighbors are friendly and welcoming. The crime rate is incredibly low and there is a great atmosphere!