La Jolla

Welcome to La Jolla

Coastal elegance and community charisma in a Pacific paradise

La Jolla, with its breathtaking ocean views, upscale boutiques, and an air of sophistication, presents itself as an exclusive coastal haven. Nestled along the Southern California coastline, this charming neighborhood, an embodiment of luxury, offers an inviting mix of high-end living and an intimate sense of community. The area boasts mesmerizing beaches featuring dramatic sea cliffs and fascinating marine life, providing a surreal, picturesque backdrop for daily life.

La Jolla's elegance is further emphasized by its art galleries, luxurious resorts, and renowned institutions like the University of California San Diego. The village exudes a refined yet relaxed atmosphere, enticing residents and visitors with its exquisite offerings and natural beauty.
 

What to Love

  • Scenic Coastline: La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores Beach present stunning seascapes and azure waters, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and simply embracing the beauty of the Pacific Ocean.
  • Arts Scene: The neighborhood houses an array of art galleries, high-end boutiques, and lavish resorts, making it an ideal locale for art aficionados and shopping enthusiasts alike.
  • Acclaimed Schools: The community takes pride in its top-tier educational facilities, epitomizing quality education and serving as a catalyst for the neighborhood's desirability.
  • Strong Home Demand: The area's natural beauty, upscale amenities, and coastal charm make it an attractive destination for homebuyers. This has led to an increase in property values and a competitive housing market.

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in La Jolla is defined by its idyllic blend of elegance and a laid-back beach community. Residents relish the proximity to upscale amenities and the vibrant village atmosphere while savoring a casual and serene ambiance. The neighborhood is conducive to a relaxed beachside vibe intertwined with an elegant, upscale way of living.
 

Dining and Entertainment

La Jolla boasts an exquisite dining scene, presenting an array of upscale restaurants, trendy cafes, and cozy eateries. Indulge in culinary delights at celebrated venues such as The Marine Room, offering a fine dining experience with stunning ocean views, and the esteemed The Cottage, serving delectable California cuisine in a charming cottage setting.

Apart from exceptional dining, the village features a vibrant cultural and entertainment scene. The La Jolla Playhouse stages world-class productions, while the Birch Aquarium offers a fascinating underwater journey through various marine habitats.
 

Things to Do

Embrace the coastal ambiance by partaking in water activities at the pristine La Jolla Cove or the relaxed La Jolla Shores Beach. Enjoy picnics, sunbathing, or exploring the tide pools to witness the diverse marine life along the shores. For a touch of artistic fulfillment, explore the numerous galleries in the neighborhood, offering a glimpse into a world of creativity.

La Jolla Village is a mixed residential/business community known for its picturesque beauty, upscale amenities, and vibrant atmosphere. It offers a unique blend of natural landscapes, boutique shopping, fine dining, and cultural attractions. With its stunning beaches, thriving art scene, and a range of activities, La Jolla Village provides residents and visitors with an exquisite blend of coastal living and cultural richness.

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 Deeply Nourished, SD Body Vibe Fitness, and Avanti Pilates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.96 miles 30 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.6 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.29 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.22 miles 30 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.96 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

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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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

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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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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