Del Mar, CA

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Del Mar Profile


Overview

Del Mar is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 4,319 people and just one neighborhood, Del Mar is the 534th largest community in California.

Del Mar home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Del Mar real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Del Mar is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Del Mar is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Del Mar who work in management occupations (25.77%), sales jobs (12.34%), and art, media, and design (10.45%).

Of important note, Del Mar is also a city of artists. Del Mar has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Del Mar’s character.

Also of interest is that Del Mar has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 23.03% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Del Mar is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Del Mar Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Del Mar, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Del Mar is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 75.16% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Del Mar in 2018 was $98,912, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $395,648 for a family of four.

The people who call Del Mar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Del Mar residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Del Mar include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

Del Mar also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.48%.

The most common language spoken in Del Mar is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Scandinavian languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Del Mar, CA HOMES

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TYPE OF Del Mar, CA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Del Mar VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Del Mar Heights Elementary School
13555 Boquita Dr.
Del Mar, CA 92014
KG-06
Del Mar Hills Elementary School
14085 Mango Dr.
Del Mar, CA 92014
KG-06
Earl Warren Middle School
155 Stevens St.
Solana Beach, CA 92075
07-08
Skyline Elementary School
606 Lomas Santa Fe Dr.
Solana Beach, CA 92075
KG-06
Solana Vista Elementary School
780 Santa Victoria Ave.
Solana Beach, CA 92075
KG-03
Torrey Pines High School
3710 Del Mar Heights Rd.
San Diego, CA 92130
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SAN DIEGUITO UNION HIGH


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 10.8% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.9% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

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DEL MAR UNION ELEMENTARY


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.9% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 7.1%

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