City of National City

National City is located 5 miles south of downtown San Diego, on San Diego Bay in Southern San Diego County, and 10 miles north of Baja California, Mexico. The city is bordered by San Diego to the north and east, Chula Vista to the south, the unincorporated areas of Lincoln Acres and Bonita to the south and southeast, and San Diego Bay to the west. The city's transportation networks includes a light-rail trolley line (orange line), two trolley stations and nine MTS bus routes. There are seven recreational public parks within the city.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domain Indicator Value Ranksort descending Tier
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 27.7% 7 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 73.1 11 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics 15.0% 14 Top
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 13.0% 22 Top
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 1.1 29 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 18.9% 30 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 101 40 Top
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1.6 44 Top
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 2.3 45 Top
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 23.9 47 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 83.1% 48 Top
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 86.1% 68 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 7.6 70 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 7.2% 72 Middle
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.1% 88 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 52.8% 100 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 12.3 106 Bottom
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 44.0% 114 Bottom
Business Retention Economic Health -1.2% 117 Bottom
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 44.8% 119 Bottom
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 30.4% 128 Bottom
Age of Housing Housing 76.4% 130 Bottom
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 48.8% 130 Bottom
Tree Cover Natural Areas 0.2% 131 Bottom
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 28.3% 131 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 63.9% 135 Bottom
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 68.0% 138 Bottom
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 27.8% 139 Bottom
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 36.8% 140 Bottom
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 9.1% 142 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 40.5% 147 Bottom
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 9.5% 149 Bottom