La Jolla

La Jolla

Nestled along the picturesque coastline of San Diego, the affluent enclave of La Jolla stands as a testament to the allure of seaside living.

Welcome to La Jolla

Nestled along the picturesque coastline of San Diego, the affluent enclave of La Jolla stands as a testament to the allure of seaside living. Renowned for its natural beauty, upscale lifestyle, and vibrant community, this coastal paradise offers an exquisite blend of modern elegance and the tranquil ambiance of coastal living. La Jolla embraces an amalgamation of exclusivity, natural beauty, and a cosmopolitan lifestyle, making it a covetable place to call home.  Often referred to as the "Jewel of San Diego," La Jolla is celebrated for its breathtaking coastal landscapes. Its name perfectly encapsulates the beauty and allure of this stunning coastal paradise. The community's pristine beaches, rugged cliffs, and mesmerizing ocean views create a backdrop that's nothing short of spectacular. Residents and visitors alike are captivated by the endless opportunities to savor the sun, explore tide pools, or partake in water sports along miles of sandy shores.

What We Love About La Jolla

We love so much about La Jolla, it is almost impossible to describe.  We just feel better when in La Jolla, it is truly a special place on earth!  La Jolla features some of the best restaurants that present a mosaic of flavors catering to all culinary enthusiasts.  The village like atmosphere blends quaint cafes, boutiques and high-end galleries, fostering a warm and welcome environment.  Lifetime Gym is a special place where residents can enjoy upscale amenities that make working out a pleasure.  Golfing at the La Jolla Country Club with views and ambiance that is truly spectacular.  And of course the La Jolla real estate market is an exceptional tapestry of architectural marvels, ranging from exquisite contemporary estates with panoramic ocean vistas to Mediterranean-style villas in the hills. You can find luxurious homes and upscale condominiums that cater to a variety of lifestyles.  And mostly, the views; location, location, location!!! 

Local Lifestyle

Living in La Jolla embodies Southern California's finest attributes. The community's upscale lifestyle is complemented by a strong sense of community, where residents often gather at local events, share a passion for ocean conservation, and embrace the spirit of seaside living. La Jolla is not just a place to reside; it's a place to connect with nature, enjoy cultural events, and revel in a lifestyle that's second to none.  The La Jolla real estate market is an exceptional tapestry of architectural marvels, ranging from exquisite contemporary estates with panoramic ocean vistas to Mediterranean-style villas in the hills. Here, you'll find luxurious homes and upscale condominiums that cater to a variety of lifestyles. Whether you're seeking an opulent seaside retreat, a modern urban dwelling, or an upscale family residence, La Jolla offers a diverse range of properties that make the dream of coastal living a reality.

Dining and Entertainment

La Jolla boasts a vibrant dining scene.  Its proximity to the ocean can be seen in a lot of its restaurants that offer delectable seafood entrees and appetizers. From seaside cafes offering freshly caught seafood to high-end establishments serving fusion delicacies, the neighborhood presents a wide array of dining experiences.  Some of the best La Jolla restaurants include George’s at the Cove, Eddie V’s Seafood, Dukes, Bistro Du Marche and El Pescador Fish Market, to name just a few.  Nightlife, though not the primary focus, provides an eclectic mix of bars and lounges for those looking to unwind and socialize. People are drawn to the laidback upscale village vibes, with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  It is easy to spend everyday in La Jolla with a wide range of accommodations from luxurious resorts to boutique hotels and casual coastal retreats. 

Things to Do

La Jolla's amenities are diverse and convenient. The bustling Village of La Jolla beckons with high-end boutiques, world-class dining, and cultural experiences, all set against a backdrop of palm-lined streets and stunning ocean views.  The community boasts a wealth of recreational opportunities, from golfing at the prestigious La Jolla Country Club or Torrey Pines Golf Course, to hiking in the serene Torrey Pines National Reserve. Residents can also enjoy easy access to the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Birch Aquarium.  The activities in La Jolla are as diverse as the residents themselves. Engage in water sports at La Jolla Shores, explore the mesmerizing tide pools, or take strolls along the coastline. Additionally, the Mount Soledad Memorial Park provides a sanctuary for hiking and panoramic views, catering to outdoor enthusiasts. La Jolla’s biggest draw is its incredibly beautiful beaches.  The surf is relatively gentle in the summer and fall, with water temperatures that hover in the 70’s. 


Overview for La Jolla, CA

37,474 people live in La Jolla, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $86,671. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

37,474

Total Population

45 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$86,671

Average individual Income

Around La Jolla, CA

There's plenty to do around La Jolla, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

70
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
73
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
32
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pallet to Palate, Milestone Running - Pacific Beach, and Zach's Scuba Shack.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.96 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.9 miles 53 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.96 miles 80 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.51 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.92 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.14 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for La Jolla, CA

La Jolla has 16,299 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in La Jolla do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 37,474 people call La Jolla home. The population density is 7,114.893 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

37,474

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45

Median Age

50.95 / 49.05%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,299

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$86,671

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in La Jolla, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby La Jolla. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Montessori Institute Of San Diego Child House
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
La Jolla Country Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
La Jolla Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Torrey Pines Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
The Gillispie School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Stella Maris Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
All Hallows Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
San Diego French American School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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