La Jolla

With some of the highest-priced homes in the nation and nicknamed “Jewel City” by locals and scholars.

Welcome to La Jolla

 
La Jolla is a seaside community occupying 7 miles of beautiful coastline. It is home to the University of California, San Diego as well as the Salk Institute, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Scripps Research Institute and National University headquarters.
 
The community is famously known nationwide as having some of the highest priced homes in the nation and nicknamed “Jewel City” by locals and scholars. It is also home to Torrey Pines Golf Course, which hosts the PGA Tour event “Farmers’ Insurance Open” every January or February.
 
Downtown La Jolla is noted for its’ many high-end boutiques, award-winning restaurants, hotels and jewelry stores. The Museum of Contemporary Art is located just above the waterfront and hosts a permanent collection of over 3,500 paintings, sculptures and other design works.
 
La Jolla is served by the San Diego Unified School District with kids attending public schools La Jolla Elementary and La Jolla High School, Torrey Pines Elementary, Bird Rock Elementary and Muirlands Middle School. With its gorgeous coastlines, luxury real estate and historical significance, La Jolla is a beautiful community favored by San Diegans across the county.

Overview for La Jolla, CA

41,306 people live in La Jolla, where the median age is 47.1 and the average individual income is $82,335.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,306

Total Population

47.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$82,335.69

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for La Jolla, CA

La Jolla has 17,834 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. 41,306 people call La Jolla home. The population density is 3,304.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,306

Total Population

High

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

47.1

Median Age

50.02 / 49.98%

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
17,834

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$82,335.69

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 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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