Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.
These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that San Diego has to offer. Where houses go for over 5.0x the national median and household incomes are 2.75x the national median.
But where exactly in San Diego do the richest of the rich people live? That would be North City where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in San Diego out of 86:
- North City
- Carmel Valley
- Scripps Ranch
- Del Mar Heights
- La Jolla
- Carmel Mountain
- Rancho Penasquitos
- Sabre Springs
- Wooded Area
- Torrey Pines
Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,151,724. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.
Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in San Diego.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In San Diego
Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.
And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.
And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.
How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:
Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?
We ranked every neighborhood in San Diego by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, North City, was named the richest neighborhood in San Diego.
The poorest neighborhood? That would be Core.
Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in San Diego ranked.
Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In San Diego
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|4||Del Mar Heights||$114,819|
|38||West University Heights||$64,317|
|59||La Jolla Village||$50,984|
|72||Tijuana River Valley||$39,388|
|75||City Heights West||$35,040|
|79||City Heights East||$31,907|