A unique neighborhood with just the right urban vibe, City Heights is one of the more vibrant areas to live in San Diego County. One of City Heights’ most exceptional attributes is that despite being just beside two affluent neighborhoods, the two being North Park and Kensington, City Heights is still one of the more affordable places to buy a house in San Diego. Along with the affordable home prices, City Heights has a more working-class feel compared to its two neighbors. Getting settled in City Heights affords you affordability while living in a nice neighborhood.
City Heights also boasts of lower overall living costs than the national average. Contrary to popular belief, crime rates here are also lower than the national average. In fact, Pacific Beach, North Park, Hillcrest, Gaslamp, and even the East Village have a higher crime rate.
City Heights also has loads of community resources that residents can make use of such as The Living Lab that introduces science and conservation to the area’s children. There is the recently built Copley-Price YMCA, and a skatepark that is open for all comers. City Heights is also full of dining establishments that will satisfy any craving. Diversity is a highlight of the area and the community offers Safe Space Activities for members of the LGBTQ+ community as well.
Transportation is also topnotch, with City Heights being a walkable neighborhood that has great access to the freeway.
All in all, the area offers amazing value with low property prices and a host of amenities and access for residents.