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  1. #1 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Torrey Pines

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says It's gorgeous, laid-back, and everyone's friendly..

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,198,

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  2. #2 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Torrey Hills

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Best for families with young children. Good public and private school nearby. Weather stays on the cooler side if you like that. I found it to be a little gloomy most of the time. Freeways are close....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,798,

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  3. #3 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Del Mar Mesa

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,884,

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  4. #4 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Via de la Valle

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 295,

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  5. #5 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Carmel Valley

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Carmel Valley is clean, safe, family and dog friendly. I have a short 15 minute commute to work in La Jolla or the beach at Torrey Pines. There are plenty of child care options in the area and plenty....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 32,302,

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  6. #6 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    La Jolla

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    113 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The biggest gripe I have living here is that rent is absurdly high for a student like me, but the food options everywhere are pretty diverse. I haven't really explored the nightlife if there is any,....

    Read 113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 29,407,

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  7. #7 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Miramar Ranch North

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Scripps Ranch community provides easy access to shopping and a safe environment where you will find many residents taking walks and enjoying the wonderful weather and location..

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,932,

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  8. #8 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    University City

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says University City is a "quiet" town. It is small in relativity to all the other neighborhoods in San Diego, which is nice. You get to bump into people you haven't seen in forever at the store or just....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 58,078,

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  9. #9 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Carmel Mountain Ranch

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Carmel Mountain is the perfect place for families, and it has so many things nearby. There is multiple parks, good schools, and shopping centers all within 10 minutes. Highly recommend to look into....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,241,

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  10. #10 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Rancho Penasquitos

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    93 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived here for over 25 years. It is quiet, scenic, and neighbors are warm and friendly. Many families walk, run, and bike daily. People take good care of their yards and homes. The canyon....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 45,514,

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  11. #11 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Rancho Bernardo

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    101 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have only been living in Rancho Bernardo for about half a year and its very peaceful here. My siblings' elementary school is right down the street and the neighborhood is so safe and friendly that....

    Read 101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 42,416,

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  12. #12 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Pacific Highlands Ranch

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I live in a very wonderful area and I have access to everything I need. It's a fairly wealthy and very clean area. The only aspect of this area that I do not like is how superficial some people are;....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,080,

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  13. #13 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Black Mountain Ranch

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,959,

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  14. #14 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Sabre Springs

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Sabre Springs is within walking distance of Chicarita Creek and other trails that expose you to nature. Across the street there's an elementary school with supportive teachers--can't say the kids....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 10,219,

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  15. #15 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Scripps Miramar Ranch

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    54 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This is a lovely, albeit expensive, neighborhood! There are many schools and parks around for little ones to play, and it's a fairly suburban environment, which means that you need a car to get....

    Read 54 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 20,108,

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  16. #16 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    San Pasqual Valley

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,120,

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  17. #17 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Torrey Highlands

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It is definitely in a very good location with quick freeway access to major highways. There is an elementary school, middle school, and high school all within walking distance. People tend to be....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 7,608,

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  18. #18 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Pacific Beach

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    74 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love living here. There are so many things to do outdoors and lots of great food and shopping. I enjoy living within walking distance to so many different places. This is a beautiful community....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 42,494,

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  19. #19 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Uptown

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    26 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says 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....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 39,152,

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  20. #20 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Mission Valley

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    46 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mission Valley is in the smack middle of everything.From Qualcomm Stadium (now SDCCU Stadium) to Fashion Valley and Mission Valley Mall, everything is a quick 10-minute drive away. Very high rated public and private schools are nearby as well, mainly focused in the Allied Gardens area, a quick 5-minute drive away. The area is of course usually very safe, no major violent...With the SDCCU stadium and the malls and river so close by, the rent can get pretty pricy. There are also a lot of different ethnic backgrounds here, and you can tell just driving through Mission...The only downside to this beautiful area is the San Diego River. Many homeless people hang out at night, making it a dangerous area to take a stroll. During the few rainy seasons we get, the river....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 22,959,

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  21. #21 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Old Town

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 987,

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  22. #22 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Peninsula

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    50 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I did not hear about many major crimes occurring within my immediate area. I frequently saw police roaming the streets, keeping watch on the community..

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 43,093,

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  23. #23 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Ocean Beach

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    46 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Everyone in the neighborhood is extremely nice! The weather is always pleasant, and there is so much to do. From hikes on the cliffs, to local yoga classes, to eats and treats, you will always have....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 13,429,

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  24. #24 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Mission Beach

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Living in Mission Beach for over a year has been like waking up in a dream. Every day there is a spectacular sunrise over the bay, and the sunset in the evening is equally dreamy. While rent prices....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,095,

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  25. #25 Best Neighborhoods to Live in San Diego.

    Mira Mesa

    Neighborhood in San Diego, CA,

    172 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mira Mesa is a great place for food and fun! Although many of our neighboring communities view us as 'poor' we are not. The schools have a good education! However, the streets are very dangerous for....

    Read 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 82,852,

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