La Jolla Heights

This community is very family-friendly and is known for its low crime rate and quiet nights.

Welcome to La Jolla Heights

Spectacular homes with views overlooking the sparkling Pacific Ocean as well as moderately priced homes that used to be residences for the professors of UCSD years ago is what the La Jolla Heights neighborhood is known for. Not only does La Jolla Heights have stunning views, the attraction to the area is its’ environment: tree-lined streets give way to natural rolling lush hills. This community is very family-friendly and is known for its low crime rate and quiet nights. There are no businesses located in this completely residential area of La Jolla Heights, which keeps the neighborhood peaceful. La Jolla Heights is extremely popular also for its’ easy access to freeways, its’ close proximity to the University of California San Diego, and is within easy driving distance of the attractions and entertainment of downtown La Jolla and nearby San Diego.
 

La Jolla Heights Homes

Nestled between La Jolla Village and La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Heights boasts some of La Jolla’s most beautiful, expensive as well as some of the more affordable homes. La Jolla Heights has an eclectic range of housing styles to satisfy any desire. This community has become home to some of America’s most wealthiest people. The homes were mostly built in the 1960’s but many have been thoroughly remodeled to accommodate more modern trends. Single family homes in La Jolla Heights with a view of North Shore on the hill typically sell for a minimum of two million dollars and go up from there. Condominiums are a great alternative to a home in La Jolla Heights and are priced starting around $800,000. These condos are a great way to get started in this fantastic neighborhood.
 

La Jolla Heights Lifestyle

The mild and sunny climate of La Jolla Heights, along with the ocean breeze and gorgeous ocean views, make it easy to see why this community is an ideal place to call home. With its convenience to freeways, the airport and access to the University of California San Diego, this safe, family-friendly neighborhood is a favorite among La Jolla residents. It’s home to Torrey Pines Elementary School, Allen Field, La Jolla’s YMCA where most after school sporting events are held, baseball, basketball, and soccer to name a few. La Jolla Heights is close to places of worship, shopping (UTC Mall), dining, the Scripps Aquarium, movie theaters and the world renown La Jolla Playhouse located on the campus of UCSD and continues to be one of the most desirable real estate areas of La Jolla. Come visit and you will see why so many call La Jolla Heights their home.

Overview for La Jolla Heights, CA

9,011 people live in La Jolla Heights, where the median age is 45.1 and the average individual income is $62,706.06. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,011

Total Population

45.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$62,706.06

Average individual Income

Around La Jolla Heights, CA

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

19
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
36
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Kevies Kitchen, Athletic Edge Physical Therapy, and San Diego Beach Cabanas.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.04 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.41 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.41 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.77 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.25 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.68 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for La Jolla Heights, CA

La Jolla Heights has 4,007 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in La Jolla Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,011 people call La Jolla Heights home. The population density is 3,791.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,011

Total Population

High

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

45.1

Median Age

50.48 / 49.52%

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
4,007

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$62,706.06

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 Heights, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby La Jolla Heights. 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
Montessori Institute Of San Diego Child House
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Torrey Pines Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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