Del Mar

With saltwater lagoons on each end, this charming San Diego town is laid back and quaint.

Welcome to Del Mar

The small seaside community of Del Mar is located about 20 miles North of downtown San Diego. With saltwater lagoons on each end, this charming San Diego town is laid back and quaint. The 2.1 square miles of coastal area are filled with wonderful attractions and fun-filled activities. Del Mar is best known for the world-famous Del Mar Race Track, Del Mar Fair, and gorgeous beaches. The population is small. About 4000 residents call Del Mar home and downtown Del Mar is often referred to as “The Village”.
This San Diego neighborhood has unique shopping and top-notch cuisine and offers an oasis of unhurried yet very civilized living. Residents and visitors of Del Mar enjoy being able to participate in many activities without having to use a car. Most everything in The Village is within walking distance including shopping, dining, and beaches. The quaint streets in Del Mar Village are lined with over 60 shops and boutiques for any desire. Del Mar Village hosts 25 restaurants, many with patios that have breathtaking views of the sparkling Pacific.
The Village of Del Mar dates back to the 1880s but is now a gathering place for fantastic shopping and dining. Beaches in Del Mar are among some of the best in the nation. They are ideal for beachgoers, sunbathers, and surfers. Del Mar even offers a small dog beach for you and your pooch to run and play in the ocean. The main beach of Del Mar offers the only wheelchair-accessible sandy beach in San Diego County. Visit one of the many beaches of Del Mar and you are sure to see whales, dolphins, sea lions, and many many types of birds.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Del Mar offers miles of jogging, biking, and hiking and one can enjoy the world-famous Torrey Pines Reserve. If golfing is your hobby, you’ve come to the right place. Del Mar is home to the Del Mar Country Club and is in close proximity to many others including Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, La Costa Resort, and Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. Del Mar offers hot air ballooning and wine tasting for an afternoon or weekend of fun. Parks and free concerts in the summer make for great activities, and playgrounds for the little ones are plentiful.

Del Mar Homes

With so many beautiful properties, it is no wonder Del Mar is home to some of San Diego’s most sought-after real estate. Del Mar’s luxury real estate market is a popular destination for vacation and summer homes as well as primary residences. The close proximity to gorgeous beaches, top-ranking schools, freeways, and downtown San Diego makes Del Mar one of the most popular cities to live in. Buyers enjoy the stable real estate property values and can find townhomes and condominiums starting at about $1,000,000. Single-family homes in Del Mar start around $2,500,000 and range up to $20,000,000+ for the beachfront estates. The beautiful small streets of Del Mar wind up and down the coastal hills and most of the homes enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Styles of homes in Del Mar range from coastal cottages, custom contemporaries, luxury dwellings, and of course beachfront estates. Del Mar is truly one of the most beautiful resort communities on the West Coast.

Overview for Del Mar, CA

4,008 people live in Del Mar, where the median age is 50.5 and the average individual income is $121,676. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.5 years

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Around Del Mar, CA

There's plenty to do around Del Mar, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bill & Bernies Baking, The Golden Moth - Creative Lounge , and West Coast Dance Complex.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.38 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.45 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.82 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.2 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Del Mar, CA

Del Mar has 1,818 households, with an average household size of 2.2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Del Mar do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,008 people call Del Mar home. The population density is 2,334.45 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Del Mar, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Del Mar. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Sea Change Preparatory
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