IF YOU’RE NEW TO SAN DIEGO...
In an effort to assist you in the search for a home in San Diego, we’ve provided information about the people, communities, schools, beaches, government, and so much more!
As the second-largest city in California, San Diego is home to approximately 3 million people countywide. A very diverse population lives in a distinctive group of 18 incorporated cities with numerous unique neighborhoods and communities within its 4,200 square miles. Our exceptional geography includes a beautiful coastline, valleys, lakes, mountains and the desert! Depending on the season, it is possible to spend your morning at the beach, afternoon in the mountains finished by a nighttime drive through the desert.
Our public school systems’ testing scores rank among the highest in the state and we are home to more than thirteen colleges and universities. San Diego's top four industries are manufacturing, defense, tourism, and agriculture. Renowned for a year-round idyllic climate, 70 miles of beaches, a world famous zoo as well as a wide variety of things to see and do for all ages, San Diego is a fantastic place to call home!
Everything you want and need to know about San Diego is provided in the the links found on this page! We encourage you to use these resources to explore San Diego and discover the wonderful and unique environment that awaits you!
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SAN DIEGO NEIGHBORHOODS
San Diego’s rich diversity in social and cultural groups is evidenced in the abundance of its unique neighborhoods.
PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
The San Diego public school system includes schools ranking highest in the state. Schools include a wide range of programs inclusive of all students and their abilities.
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
San Diego is home to more than 13 colleges and universities including the University of California at San Diego, San Diego State University, several community colleges, three ABA accredited law schools, one medical school, and numerous innovative educational establishments.
You’ll find many beautiful beaches on San Diego’s coastline. From Imperial Beach, located close to the Mexican border, to those in the North County area known as famous surfing spots!
MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS
Exploring San Diego will keep you busy for years to come, but here are some of the attractions you won’t want to miss!
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San Diego is home to more than 90 private and public golf courses! With an average temperature of 70° and only 9.9 inches of rain annually, San Diego is a golfer’s dream nearly year round!
FUN AND FREE
Here’s a list of fun and free activities! Everyone will enjoy visiting Old Town and wandering through historic buildings, including the oldest schoolhouse in San Diego or if there’s an athlete in your group, take a tour of the U.S. Olympic Training Center! So many exciting, free activities on this list!
The weather in San Diego is some of the most enjoyable in the United States with an average temperature of 70.5°, 9.9 inches of rain annually and approximately 146 sunny days and 117 partly cloudy days per year. San Diego has an ideal climate for almost all activities!
SAN DIEGO CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Here you’ll find links to valuable government resources such as property tax information, planning and land use, contact information for elected officials, water and air quality, health alerts, library locations, and assistance in environmental awareness programs.
San Diego is home military bases of the United States Navy, United States Marine Corps and Unites States Coast Guard. We are proud to have our waters include one of the largest naval fleets in the world as well as the infamous Navy SEALS.
This link directs you to the City of San Diego Business Directory. Here you’ll find information about revitalization projects, licenses, permits, taxes, business assistance, and much more.
Are you passionate about golf, food, or running? Maybe you prefer attending summer horse races, seeing endless fields of spring flowers in bloom or enjoy an apple harvest in the mountains! San Diego’s events and celebrations include events for all ages and interests!