San Diego: Ocean Beach

The Ocean Beach community is bounded on the north by the San Diego River, on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Froude Street and West Point Loma Boulevard, and on the south by Adair Street. Ocean Beach contains three residential sub-areas: North Ocean Beach, north of the mid-block between Santa Monica Avenue and Saratoga Avenue, South Ocean Beach, south of Niagara Avenue and The Hill, east of Sunset Cliffs.

The community of Ocean Beach includes 642 acres, the majority of which are developed with low and medium density residential uses. Three primary commercial areas exist along Newport Avenue, Voltaire Street, and Point Loma Avenue, which contain a diverse mix of small businesses.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 2.0% 38 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 20.8% 92 Middle
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 62.6% 20 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 96.4% 28 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 45.8% 110 Bottom
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 74.3% 38 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 2.9% 52 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 0.5% 80 Middle
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 4.2% 25 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 76.2% 1 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.2% 60 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 21.2 23 Top
Age of Housing Housing 87.7% 148 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 37.4% 60 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 11.2% 116 Bottom
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 32.4 145 Bottom
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 5.2% 20 Top
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 2.4 56 Middle
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Tree Cover Natural Areas 0.5% 110 Bottom
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 2.5 22 Top
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 3.3 8 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 13.6 128 Bottom
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 78.8% 122 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 71.5% 109 Bottom
Transit Accessibility Transportation 32.6 46 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 13.9% 70 Middle
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 16.8% 10 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 104.2 37 Top