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

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