San Diego: Torrey Highlands

The community of Torrey Highlands is located in an area of the city still referred to as the North City Future Urbanizing Area. Torrey Highlands encompasses 1,134 acres and is west of Rancho Peñasquitos, south of Black Mountain Ranch, east of Pacific Highlands Ranch, and north of Del Mar Mesa. State Route 56 traverses the community. The majority of Torrey Highlands is designated Planned Urbanized in the city's Progress Guide and General Plan. The exception is the Fairbanks Highlands development (approximately 28 acres) which retains the designation of Future Urbanizing Area. Torrey Highlands is a new community that is currently being developed.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 7.5% 18 Top
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 67.7% 4 Top
Business Retention Economic Health 5.7% 9 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 94.9% 41 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 99.0% 3 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 53.1% 80 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 89.1% 5 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
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
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 5.0% 38 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 68.8% 6 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 2.7% 11 Top
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 26 80 Middle
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 26.7% 7 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 0.8% 1 Top
Age of Housing Housing 1.7% 5 Top
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 7.5% 133 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 1.7 12 Top
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 1.8 4 Top
Tree Cover Natural Areas 0.4% 115 Bottom
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 0.8 82 Middle
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -2.5 113 Bottom
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 1.9 5 Top
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 87.8% 48 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 81.5% 31 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 11.6% 106 Bottom
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 22.7% 111 Bottom
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 105.9 33 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation - - Data N/A