Larger than its neighbor Miramar, Scripps Ranch is a suburban community in San Diego with more services available to residents and visitors. With convenient shopping havens enjoyed by parents and kids alike, busy families in Scripps Ranch can find just what they need. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Miramar and Mira Mesa.
Food, Libations and Recreation
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Residents in the Scripps Ranch area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out, celebrations and more. A few of those are Shozen & Manpo Restaurant and San Sai Japanese Grill. Hungry residents of Scripps Ranch don't need to venture far to find a range of restaurants, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Chili's Grill & Bar and Denny's are both located in the neighborhood.
Good Life Spa and Primo Salon & Day Spa Hair are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape. As for other forms of recreation, Scripps Ranch is not without its tourism draws. A local claim to fame is the Miramar Lake Recreation Area.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Scripps Ranch.
Supralife and Scripps Ranch Farmers Market are just a few of the many grocery stores in the Scripps Ranch area. For specialty foods, Scripps Ranch has one main market, Nack Usa Inc. Take a bite out of Lucky Doughnut & Deli for some sweet local flavor, found on Mira Mesa Blvd., or try a taste of Donut Touch, another neighborhood bakery which is located on Scripps Summit Dr. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Vons and Defense Commissary Agency.
The Scripps Ranch area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Heaven On Earth Gift Boutique and Mind Treasures, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Or, if you want to add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment, Sofa Gallery is on Poway Rd. Residents have the shopping edge with more prominent retailers in the area and a shopping mall. This includes Big Lots and 99 Cents Only Stores.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
The schools near the apartments in Scripps Ranch are Learning Choice Academy, Marshall Middle School and Chabad Hebrew Academy. 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.
In the Poway Unified, there are 25 elementary schools, six middle schools and six high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Poway Unified district than in San Diego Unified. San Diego Unified district has more blue ribbons than Poway Unified district and a higher Great Schools score.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
When making budgetary considerations, it's important to note that the cost of living is higher than in Miramar. The average household spends $130.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to Miramar's $38.8K/year.
Scripps Ranch is distinct from neighboring Miramar by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 3.26 people per household in Scripps Ranch and 3.93 people per household in Miramar. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 48% have children in Scripps Ranch and in Miramar it's 74% of households with children.
Is Scripps Ranch the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Miramar make an average of $41.6K, Scripps Ranch residents are raking in an average of $223.3K.