Encinitas, San Diego County
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Encinitas

Renowned for possessing some of the most picturesque beaches in California with exceptional surfing conditions. It attracts surfers from far and wide, who come to participate in the local surfing competitions held here each year. Encinitas possesses a charismatic allure, diverse culture, and a laid-back atmosphere. This seaside community is famous for its surfing hotspots, eye-catching ocean-view properties, family-friendly Moonlight Beach, and boutique stores. Upon traveling north along Highway 101, Swami's Beach is sure to come into view. Encinitas distinguishes itself from the other coastal communities in North County.
 
The Meditation Gardens located in Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage offer awe-inspiring ocean views and captivating landscapes with vibrant plants, meditation nooks, and koi ponds for a serene getaway. Its downtown has conserved its historic charm but has modernized with contemporary boutiques and restaurants to entice all palates. If you desire a break from the beach or the town, the nearby San Diego Botanic Garden provides a chance to connect with nature.
 
Encinitas Ranch, known for its walking trails and magnificent golf courses, provides stunning ocean-view properties. Whether you want to indulge in beach volleyball, shopping, brunching, or a yoga session, Encinitas's strong sense of community makes it unique and envious among its residents.

Overview for Encinitas, CA

80,606 people live in Encinitas, where the median age is 44.3 and the average individual income is $67,609.41. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

80,606

Total Population

44.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$67,609.41

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Encinitas, CA

Encinitas has 29,950 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Encinitas do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 80,606 people call Encinitas home. The population density is 2,019.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

80,606

Total Population

High

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

44.3

Median Age

49.15 / 50.85%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

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
29,950

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$67,609.41

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in Encinitas, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Encinitas. 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
7th - 8th
5/5
Village Gate Children's Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Montessori Childrens House
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Ada W. Harris Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 6th
4/5
Paul Ecke-Central Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Flora Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
San Dieguito High School Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Rancho Encinitas Academy
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Ocean Knoll Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Sunset High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
3rd - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Park Dale Lane Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5

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