City of Solana Beach

The seaside community of Solana Beach is situated along the northern coast of San Diego County, and is approximately a 30 minute drive from downtown San Diego. Solana Beach started as a farming community with bluffs overlooking the ocean. Its main access routes include Interstate 5, Highway 101, Lomas Santa Fe Drive, and Via de la Valle. The transportation network includes the COASTER commuter train and two MTS bus routes.

Indicator Details

Indicatorssort ascending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -0 44 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 83.8% 7 Top
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 8.1 72 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 12.3% 124 Bottom
Tree Cover Natural Areas 4.8% 2 Top
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 22 31 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 12.4 105 Bottom
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 20.1% 121 Bottom
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 11.8% 20 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 14.3% 90 Middle
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 85.5% 82 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 75.9% 33 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 4.7% 36 Top
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 83.8% 9 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 80.4 80 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 11.3 117 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 3.5 119 Bottom
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 4.9% 10 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.9% 83 Middle
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 63.1% 15 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 21.5% 73 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 37.1% 55 Middle
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 55.6% 84 Middle
Commute Mode Share Transportation 13.9% 70 Middle
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Business Retention Economic Health 2.4% 30 Top
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Age of Housing Housing 68.5% 108 Bottom
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 93.2% 58 Middle
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1.9 34 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 10.2% 31 Top