San Diego: Mira Mesa

Mira Mesa is approximately 10,500 acres in area, with a population approaching 73,000. It is bounded on the north by Los Peñasquitos Canyon, on the west by Interstate 805, on the east by Interstate 15, and on the south by Miramar Road. The community's transportation network includes various MTS bus routes, DART (Direct Access to Regional Transit) shuttles and the COASTER commuter train.

Indicator Details

Indicatorssort descending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 15.7% 62 Middle
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1.1 63 Middle
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 90.7% 74 Middle
Age of Housing Housing 49.3% 77 Middle
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Business Retention Economic Health 1.1% 71 Middle
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Commute Mode Share Transportation 16.4% 51 Middle
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 64.8% 14 Top
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 31.7% 30 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 48.9% 72 Middle
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 20.5% 49 Top
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 50.8% 111 Bottom
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.4% 72 Middle
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 7.8% 138 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 3.2 107 Bottom
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 8.3 83 Middle
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 129.1 11 Top
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 48.4% 99 Middle
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 11.5% 97 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 71.6% 45 Top
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 83.2% 98 Middle
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 4.8% 58 Middle
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 17.9% 120 Bottom
Transit Accessibility Transportation 22.8 74 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 21.1 22 Top
Tree Cover Natural Areas 2.5% 33 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 4.1% 22 Top
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 6 50 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 74.0% 87 Middle
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -0.6 55 Middle