San Diego: Navajo

The Navajo community, encompassing approximately 14 square miles, lies roughly north of Interstate 8, northwest of the city of La Mesa, west of the cities of El Cajon and Santee, and southeast of the San Diego River. The community includes the neighborhoods of Grantville, Allied Gardens, Del Cerro , and San Carlos. A wide variety of land uses are represented in the western portion of the Navajo community, including detached and attached residential in Allied Gardens, and some significant commercial and light industrial centers in Grantville, situated along both sides of Mission Gorge Road. The central and eastern portions of Navajo are primarily residential in character in the Del Cerro and San Carlos neighborhoods. Pockets of neighborhood- and community-serving commercial are situated at the intersections of major transportation corridors, such as Navajo Road at the intersections of Jackson Drive and Lake Murray Boulevard.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 3.8% 15 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 13.2% 49 Top
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 60.0% 33 Top
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 66.2% 45 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 79.0% 26 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 95.8% 18 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 94.5% 49 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 5.9% 61 Middle
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.0% 85 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 21.7 27 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 6.3% 61 Middle
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 57.3% 68 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 7.2% 72 Middle
Age of Housing Housing 86.1% 146 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 30.3% 21 Top
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 3.1 101 Bottom
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 7.5 67 Middle
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 7.1% 124 Bottom
Tree Cover Natural Areas 1.5% 67 Middle
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1 67 Middle
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -1.8 89 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 8.2 81 Middle
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 86.6% 61 Middle
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 83.3% 9 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 93.6 53 Middle
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 21.4% 70 Middle
Transit Accessibility Transportation 13.4 100 Middle
Commute Mode Share Transportation 9.4% 136 Bottom