San Diego: Rancho Penasquitos
The community of Rancho Peñasquitos is located west of Interstate 15, north of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, south of the community of Rancho Bernardo, and east of the Torrey Highlands Community. State Route 56 traverses east-west through the central portion of the community. Rancho Peñasquitos encompasses approximately 6,500 acres including Black Mountain Regional Park.

Rancho Peñasquitos is identified as a Planned Urbanized community in the city's Progress Guide and General Plan. Development of the community is nearly complete with only a limited number of sites still available for development.

Indicator Details

Indicatorssort ascending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -2.2 106 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 80.1% 49 Top
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 4.1 21 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 4.3% 26 Top
Tree Cover Natural Areas 1.7% 61 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 22.6 34 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 10.1 112 Bottom
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 7.6% 101 Bottom
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 10.9% 79 Middle
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 89.0% 33 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 84.2% 14 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 9.2% 81 Middle
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 70.1% 34 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 72.4 92 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 7 62 Middle
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 2.8 82 Middle
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 7.4% 131 Bottom
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.8% 107 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 66.7% 5 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 21.8% 86 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 97.8% 6 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 29.1% 17 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 63.1% 22 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 10.9% 120 Bottom
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Business Retention Economic Health 5.9% 8 Top
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Age of Housing Housing 30.5% 44 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 95.5% 35 Top
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 1.2 58 Middle
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 12.1% 47 Top