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

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