San Diego: Greater North Park

North Park is located north and east of Balboa Park, bounded on the east by I-805 and the north by the edge of the mesa overlooking Mission Valley. It includes a mix of single family homes built mostly before World War II and multifamily homes primarily built since the 1970s. It's two primary east-west transportation corridors, El Cajon Boulevard and University Avenue are lined with commercial land uses, with mixed used development occurring in recent years. The area is served by frequent transit service including one rabid bus line.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 2.9% 25 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 25.0% 110 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 54.0% 72 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 44.6% 74 Middle
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 90.8% 73 Middle
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 72.2% 29 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 62.3% 76 Middle
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 10.3% 76 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 11.8% 100 Middle
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 67.7% 8 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.5% 99 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 21.5 25 Top
Age of Housing Housing 79.6% 136 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 37.9% 64 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 6.8% 61 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 13.7 114 Bottom
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 6.2% 50 Top
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 2.3 45 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Tree Cover Natural Areas 2.2% 42 Top
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1.7 41 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 4.2 5 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 8.3 83 Middle
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 79.3% 117 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 76.6% 69 Middle
Commute Mode Share Transportation 17.4% 47 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 123.6 12 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 16.3% 7 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 73.2 10 Top