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 ascending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -0.6 55 Middle
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 74.0% 87 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 6 50 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 4.1% 22 Top
Tree Cover Natural Areas 2.5% 33 Top
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 21.1 22 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 22.8 74 Middle
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 17.9% 120 Bottom
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 4.8% 58 Middle
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 83.2% 98 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 71.6% 45 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 11.5% 97 Middle
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 48.4% 99 Middle
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 129.1 11 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 8.3 83 Middle
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 3.2 107 Bottom
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 7.8% 138 Bottom
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.4% 72 Middle
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 50.8% 111 Bottom
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 20.5% 49 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 48.9% 72 Middle
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 31.7% 30 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 64.8% 14 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 16.4% 51 Middle
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Business Retention Economic Health 1.1% 71 Middle
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Age of Housing Housing 49.3% 77 Middle
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 90.7% 74 Middle
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1.1 63 Middle
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 15.7% 62 Middle