San Diego: Del Mar Mesa

The community of Del Mar Mesa consists of 2,042 acres located east of Carmel Valley and north of Los Peñasquitos Canyon, approximately 4 miles from the coast. Del Mar Mesa has developed as a semi-rural community of large homes, a golf-course, and a resort hotel consistent with existing agricultural zoning. A large portion of the eastern end of the community is being conserved as open space.

Indicator Details

Indicatorssort descending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health -% - Data N/A
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 0.4 114 Bottom
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 96.5% 26 Top
Age of Housing Housing 5.4% 11 Top
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Business Retention Economic Health 3.9% 14 Top
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Commute Mode Share Transportation 8.7% 140 Bottom
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 64.9% 13 Top
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 19.8% 4 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 23.6% 129 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 69.8% 2 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.2% 60 Middle
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 6.9% 115 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 3.3 109 Bottom
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 2.5 9 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 33.7 129 Bottom
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 75.8% 19 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 5.8% 47 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 89.5% 4 Top
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 92.0% 9 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 10.5% 77 Middle
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation - - Data N/A
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 24.6 55 Middle
Tree Cover Natural Areas 2.5% 33 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 2.5% 5 Top
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 3.1 9 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 82.3% 18 Top
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics - - Data N/A