Approximately 84,600 people live and work in City Heights, a bustling neighborhood of San Diego. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Islenair and City View Condominiums.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Being a metro area in San Diego, City Heights is similar in price to Islenair. On average a household in City Heights spends $44.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to Islenair's $40.6K/year.
City Heights and neighboring Islenair vary by average household size, along with the percentage of households that have children. In City Heights, there are 2.99 people per household and in Islenair there are 3.69 people per household. 48% of households in City Heights have children whereas 38% of households in Islenair have children. Median age is approximately 21 for residents living in both neighborhoods.
The household average income in City Heights is higher than that of households in Islenair, and more residents in City Heights have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Islenair. Its average household income is $51.3K/year while the median is $51,788. Compare this fact with Islenair, where the average income is $44.9K and the median is $29,885. In addition to that, more people in City Heights have attained a master's degree or higher.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of City Heights's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near University Ave. and El Cajon Blvd. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in City Heights.
City Heights has restaurants and bars, including Black Cat Bar, an opportune spot for drinks after work. City Heights offers a range of dining options, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Vallarta Bar Grill or Cricket's Pub. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wingstop and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Theatrical and artistic performances are a main attraction in the City Heights area, especially for local residents.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in City Heights.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the City Heights area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Las Tres Maria Produce and Markato Market on El Cajon Blvd. are just a couple of options in the area. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Donut Star, a neighborhood bakery on University Ave., or head to Finest Donuts Of San Diego, a sweet spot which is also on University Ave. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Foodland Iga and Albertsons.
Kim Hong Video Audio and Angkor Gift Shop are two of the convenient retail options in City Heights. Savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls and big-box stores, including Big Lots and Asia Business Ctr.
Local Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in City Heights are Waldorf School Of San Diego, Clark Middle School and Hamilton Elementary School. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
A middle school in the San Diego Unified district, Clark Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
The Lemon Grove district provides six elementary schools and two middle schools, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than San Diego Unified. San Diego Unified district has more blue ribbons than Lemon Grove district and a higher Great Schools score.