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Oceanside
  • Suburb of San Diego, CA

Report Card

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

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Oceanside is a suburb of San Diego with a population of 173,722. Oceanside is in San Diego County. Living in Oceanside offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oceanside there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Oceanside and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Oceanside are above average.

About

About Oceanside...
Population
173,722

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$644,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,078
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Oceanside Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    345.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    100.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    288.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,436.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    281.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

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