San Diego: Greater Golden Hill

Golden Hill is an urbanized community consisting of approximately 441 acres, located east of Downtown San Diego. The area is bounded by Juniper Street to the north, 34th Street Canyon to the east, State Route 94 to the south and Interstate 5 to the west. The community wraps around Balboa Park with interfaces to the north and west. The area houses a wide variety of income levels and ethnic groups. The southwestern and western ends are characterized by a diverse built environment, while the northeastern section retains most of the community's early housing.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 1.8% 47 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 31.8% 133 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 50.7% 112 Bottom
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 85.0% 106 Bottom
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 68.6% 38 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 62.5% 75 Middle
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 34.9% 138 Bottom
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 20.0% 26 Top
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 2.2% 85 Middle
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 12.5% 102 Bottom
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 66.9% 11 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.2% 91 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 21.5 25 Top
Age of Housing Housing 81.0% 139 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 37.9% 64 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 8.8% 97 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 12.4 108 Bottom
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 6.6% 91 Middle
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 1.9 21 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Tree Cover Natural Areas 0.9% 88 Middle
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 2.1 31 Top
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 3.3 8 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 10.9 112 Bottom
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 79.3% 117 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 74.7% 83 Middle
Transit Accessibility Transportation 58.2 25 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 23.3% 20 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 16.1% 6 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 116.7 19 Top