San Carlos, with its array of shops, services and amenities, attracts residents looking for a diverse selection of day-to-day options located within minutes of their front door. San Carlos is a kid-friendly community that offers plenty of conveniences and amenities for parents as well. Don't limit your search for a new place in the San Diego market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Navajo and Eastern San Diego.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
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Residents in the San Carlos area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out or celebration. Some of those are Mountain Mike's Pizza and Mission Trails Market. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks.
Stay fit (or get started) at San Carlos's Village Gym, located on Jackson Dr.
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San Carlos has a number of grocery stores, including Keil's Food Stores and Nutrimart San Carlos. Treat yourself to a taste of the best baked goods in town. Head to K L Donuts on Navajo Rd.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the San Carlos area, including Trolleycats and Leadership Enterprises. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, San Diego Art Conservation can be found on Echo Dell Rd.
Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in San Carlos are Henry High School, Lewis Middle School and Dailard Elementary School. The school information here serves as an approximation of what districts your children might attend, but be sure to speak with school district officials to confirm the precise schools serving the apartments for rent in the area.
The 17 elementary schools and six middle schools in the La Mesa-Spring Valley district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than San Diego Unified, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. San Diego Unified district has a higher Great Schools score than La Mesa-Spring Valley district and more blue ribbon schools.
Demographics and Cost of Living
San Carlos has about the same average living cost as other metro areas in San Diego, such as Navajo. A household in San Carlos spends about $74.5K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison Navajo's expenditures come to about $69.2K/year.
The neighborhood of Navajo is somewhat different from San Carlos in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in San Carlos is 37, while in Navajo it's 28. In San Carlos, the average household size is 2.45 people, and it's 2.41 people in Navajo. Of households in San Carlos and Navajo, 24% and 27% have children, respectively.
The household average income in San Carlos is higher than that of households in Navajo, and more residents in San Carlos have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Navajo. Its average household income is $107.7K/year while the median is $101,540. Compare this fact with Navajo, where the average income is $96.7K and the median is $87,183. In addition to that, more people in San Carlos have attained a master's degree or higher.