The endless options available to residents of Serra Mesa range from standard conveniences to atypical indulgences; simply put, the neighborhood has everything to offer and more. An appliance and electronics store exemplifies some of the amenities that showcase Serra Mesa's family-friendly nature. The apartments for rent in Serra Mesa neighbor Western San Diego and Mission Valley.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Serra Mesa is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Greyling Dr. and Aero Dr., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Serra Mesa without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Serra Mesa at Channel 1 Sports Bar & Grill. Serra Mesa features a number of dining options, including deli snacks, pizza and sandwiches. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and McDonald's are to be found in the neighborhood.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Serra Mesa.
When hunger strikes, Serra Mesa residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. Some options include Healthy Dining on Aero Dr. and located on Granite Ridge Dr. is Connors Bros. Take a bite out of Bear Buns Bakery for some sweet local flavor, found on Greyling Dr., or try a taste of Goody's Donuts, another neighborhood bakery which is also in the area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Vons on top of that.
Serra Mesa has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Ecocepts International and Creative Kids Cards. Or, for those artsy types, California Institute Of Arts is on Aero Dr. Residents have the shopping edge with more prominent retailers in the area and a shopping mall. This includes Directbuy and Dollar Tree.
Local School Statistics
The schools near the apartments in Serra Mesa are Mesa Region Court School, Taft Middle School and Jones Elementary School. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
The six elementary schools, five middle schools and 10 high schools in the San Diego County Office Of Education 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 San Diego County Office Of Education district and more blue ribbon schools.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Serra Mesa has about the same average living cost as other metro areas in San Diego, such as Western San Diego. A household in Serra Mesa spends about $62.6K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison Western San Diego's expenditures come to about $58.9K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of Western San Diego is distinct from Serra Mesa for multiple reasons. In Serra Mesa the median age is 26, while in Western San Diego it's 31. In Serra Mesa, the average household size is 2.4 people, and it's 1.91 people in Western San Diego. Of households in Serra Mesa and Western San Diego, 32% and 17% have children, respectively.
Serra Mesa has an average household take-home income of $83.5K, which is close to that of Western San Diego's.