San Diego: Pacific Highlands Ranch

Pacific Highlands Ranch is located in the northwestern portion of the North City Future Urbanizing Area (NCFUA) and encompasses approximately 2,652 acres of predominately undeveloped land. Pacific Highlands Ranch is bounded by the community of Fairbanks Ranch to the north, Torrey Highlands (Subarea IV) to the east, Del Mar Mesa (Subarea V) to the South, and the community of Carmel Valley to the west.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 2.3% 32 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 2.7% 8 Top
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 66.5% 6 Top
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 79.7% 11 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 88.5% 6 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 99.3% 1 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 97.3% 16 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 3.5% 55 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 4.2% 29 Top
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 23 38 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 5.9% 49 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 62.6% 25 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 7.4% 79 Middle
Age of Housing Housing 5.1% 10 Top
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 36.2% 51 Middle
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 2.5 60 Middle
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 2.9 7 Top
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 6.3% 59 Middle
Tree Cover Natural Areas 2.8% 25 Top
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 0.8 82 Middle
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -2.8 120 Bottom
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 2.6 10 Top
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 89.1% 30 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 82.8% 12 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 51.5 116 Bottom
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 23.7% 131 Bottom
Transit Accessibility Transportation 1.4 141 Bottom
Commute Mode Share Transportation 5.7% 149 Bottom