Historically, El Cajon has been luring potential residents for more than 250 years. Even though it is only 17 miles, its lack of size doesn’t leave residents wanting for modern amenities.
For people looking to start a family, it is good to note that a good chunk of residents in El Cajon have children. The consensus among people living there is that it is a great place to raise children. Families can also enjoy many awesome places in the area, like the Cuyamaca College Water Conservation & Butterfly Gardens, the summer past farms, and for your shopping needs, the Parkway Plaza Mall has got you covered.
El Cajon also has several good public schools, which include a number of elementary schools, middle schools and, several high schools. For higher education needs, the area is home to five colleges, them being Cuyamaca College, Grossmont College, San Diego Christian College, Advance Training, and the Seminary of Mar Abba the Great of the Chaldean Catholic Church.
The nightlife is also a highlight of El Cajon. The Grand is the most well-known among the nighttime establishments in the area, offering karaoke two nights a week, dance music, a pool, and steak on Fridays.
The neighborhood is also diverse and is home to a sizable Chaldean and Arab population, making El Cajon a vibrant and dynamic place to mingle and socialize.
Properties are more inexpensive than in other areas of San Diego, but the best upside about the area is that it is relatively cheap to live in across the board.