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

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