San Diego: Peninsula

The Peninsula Community Planning area encompasses about 4,409 acres (approximately 7 square miles) and is bounded by the Ocean Beach community (split off and founded in 1975) and the Pacific Ocean on the west and south, the San Diego River Flood Control Channel and the Midway community on the north, and San Diego Bay and Port tidelands on the east.

The Peninsula community is a highly urbanized community, comprised of a number of relatively distinct residential neighborhoods including: Ocean Beach Highlands, Point Loma Highlands, Loma Alta, Loma Palisades, Loma Portal, Fleetridge, Roseville, Sunset Cliffs, Wooded Area, La Playa, Roseville and the former Naval Training Center renamed Liberty Station.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 1.8% 47 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 10.6% 34 Top
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 57.1% 52 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 94.0% 23 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 94.5% 49 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 59.6% 62 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 80.0% 24 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 6.9% 69 Middle
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 55.3% 85 Middle
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 5.3% 66 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 16.5 2 Top
Age of Housing Housing 76.3% 129 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 31.2% 27 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 5.0% 34 Top
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 7.7 69 Middle
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 12.8% 146 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 1.8 15 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Tree Cover Natural Areas 2.0% 51 Middle
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1.4 50 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 1.7 15 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 8.7 90 Middle
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 74.3% 139 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 78.6% 57 Middle
Commute Mode Share Transportation 13.6% 76 Middle
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 110.9 27 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 19.6% 40 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 23.5 72 Middle