La Jolla Alta

Known for its spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Mission Bay, and San Diego city lights.

Welcome to La Jolla Alta

 
The community of La Jolla Alta is located on the south slope of Mt. Soledad and is known for its spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Mission Bay, and San Diego city lights. La Jolla Alta is a unique neighborhood because it is made up primarily of planned residential developments. But these are not your average planned communities. These La Jolla Alta luxury homes have million dollar views and boast their own tennis facilities, clubhouses, and state-of-the-art gyms. Located close to popular WindanSea Beach, La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Alta is also just minutes away from restaurants and boutiques in nearby La Jolla Village.
 

La Jolla Alta Homes

 
Great opportunities for home buying are available in La Jolla Alta. This community has newer homes, more than in surrounding areas and many of the homes were built in the 1980s. La Jolla Alta is one of the most affordable areas in La Jolla. The houses tend to be bigger in this area of La Jolla compared to similar properties in other neighborhoods. The newer gated homes at Crystal Bay in La Jolla Alta boast simple and clean lines and are priced anywhere from one to three million dollars. Luxury patio homes with an ultra-modern design are priced from 1.3 million on up. The two condominium developments of La Jolla Alta are the gated Ventana and Eldorado. Both of these offer an alternative to the larger La Jolla Alta homes and are very well priced. Many empty nesters who have raised their families in Country Club or the Muirlands migrate to this area because of the easy “lock and go’ homes that afford them the opportunity to travel and live more simply.
 

La Jolla Alta Lifestyle

 
Sunny living and large lots with spacious homes make up this section of La Jolla. La Jolla Alta sits high on Mt. Soledad making for incredible easterly views of the city and ocean. It’s nothing to witness a majestic sunrise! This neighborhood of La Jolla offers easy access to Pacific Beach as well as the La Jolla Village, which makes for easy accessibility to fine dining, golfing and shopping. The roads in La Jolla Alta were conveniently laid out to cascade down the slope, and many homes have private pads which go from street to street, allowing for less neighbors and more unobstructed city and ocean views.

Overview for La Jolla Alta, CA

6,246 people live in La Jolla Alta, where the median age is 55 and the average individual income is $74,487.4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,246

Total Population

55 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$74,487.4

Average individual Income

Around La Jolla Alta, CA

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

2
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
37
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including My Pozole, Chesa Kusina, and Deeply Nourished.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.87 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.54 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.67 miles 28 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.26 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for La Jolla Alta, CA

La Jolla Alta has 2,432 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in La Jolla Alta do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,246 people call La Jolla Alta home. The population density is 2,759.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,246

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

55

Median Age

48.78 / 51.22%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,432

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$74,487.4

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in La Jolla Alta, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby La Jolla Alta. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
San Diego French American School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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