Del Mar Heights residents do rather well for themselves and generally have high incomes, making this one of the more exclusive pockets of Del Mar. Potential renters accustomed to a certain quality of life should add this neighborhood to their short list while shopping around. With places like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, Del Mar Heights's community feel attracts many families. The apartments for rent in Del Mar Heights are near Del Mar Mesa and Northern San Diego.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
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Del Mar Heights residents take advantage of the area's delectable dining options, such as Alborz Restaurant and Bellisario's Pizzeria. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Denny's and Jack In The Box are both around the proverbial corner.
Stay fit (or get started) at Del Mar Heights's West Coast Pilates, located on Nogales Dr. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Blazine Saddles Stables.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Del Mar Heights, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Del Mar Heights has a number of grocery stores, including Kona Ice-Coastal and Carmel Valley Market. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Vons and Circle K.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Del Mar Heights are The Winston School Of San Diego, Carmel Valley Middle School and Del Mar Hills Elementary School. As school district boundaries are not necessarily congruent with county lines, it's important to confer with local school district authorities to confirm that the apartments for rent you are most interested in are also served by the schools you prefer.
The six elementary schools and one middle school in the Solana Beach Elementary School District have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Del Mar Union Elementary, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Solana Beach Elementary School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Del Mar Union Elementary district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
It is understandable why Del Mar Heights, with its wide selection of conveniences and general allure, is more expensive than surrounding Del Mar cities, such as Del Mar Mesa. Del Mar Heights reports an average household cost of $123.7K/year, whereas Del Mar Mesa's average total expenditure per household amounts to $103.8K/year.
Del Mar Heights is distinct from neighboring Del Mar Mesa by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 2.32 people per household in Del Mar Heights and 3.02 people per household in Del Mar Mesa. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 25% have children in Del Mar Heights and in Del Mar Mesa it's 57% of households with children.
The household average income in Del Mar Heights is higher than that of households in Del Mar Mesa, and residents in Del Mar Heights are well-educated. Its average household income is $209.6K/year while the median income is $141,282. Compare this to Del Mar Mesa, where the average income is $170.7K and the median is $141,854. In addition to that, 25% of people in Del Mar Heights have attained a master's degree or higher.