San Diego: University

The University Community encompasses approximately 8,500 acres. The area is bounded by Los Peñasquitos Lagoon and the toe of the east-facing slopes of Sorrento Valley on the north, the railroad track, the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Interstate 805 on the east, State Route 52 on the south, and Interstate 5, Gilman Drive, North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla Farms, and the Pacific Ocean on the west.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domainsort descending Indicator Value Rank Tier
Business Retention Economic Health 2.8% 26 Top
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 11.5% 40 Top
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 54.5% 69 Middle
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 97.8% 11 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 97.8% 6 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 72.9% 26 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 76.8% 31 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 29.7% 129 Bottom
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 6.3% 95 Middle
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 5.4% 42 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 54.8% 91 Middle
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.9% 109 Bottom
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 17.8 4 Top
Age of Housing Housing 56.0% 87 Middle
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 38.6% 72 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 6.1% 51 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 4.7 26 Top
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 7.2% 126 Bottom
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 2.5 60 Middle
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Tree Cover Natural Areas 3.1% 15 Top
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 0.8 82 Middle
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -0.7 59 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 7 62 Middle
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 65.4% 148 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 71.8% 107 Bottom
Transit Accessibility Transportation 44.2 35 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 27.6% 8 Top
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 15.3% 5 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 87.9 64 Middle