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Reasons to Live in La Jolla, California

Twenty minutes from downtown San Diego, La Jolla is on the coast and a popular place to live and visit. Politicians John McCain and Mitt Romney, Noble Prize winner Francis Crick, athletes Bruce Robinson and John Michels, and actors Gregory Peck and Cliff Robertson all have owned homes and lived in La Jolla. However, La Jolla is not only a great place for famous people to live; it is popular for people like you and me as well.

San Diego California Coast Line La Jolla

Every year, Forbes composes a list called “America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes.” The median home price is analyzed for over 22,000 ZIP codes across the U.S. The prices of single-family homes and condos are compared. To be included, the ZIP codes had to have at least 10 houses for sale. The list is not the most accurate or thorough analysis, but gives a picture of the current prices of homes in each area. In 2013, La Jolla, California, ZIP code 92037, ranked 80th on a list of 500 of “America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes.”. La Jolla has a median home price of $1,893,702. The homes are on the market for an average of 134 days.

When looking to purchase a home, people want great education opportunities for their children and nearby activities for the family.


Based on the Academic Performance Index (API), a tool used to measure the improvement and performance of schools in California, the school systems in La Jolla are notorious for performing well. In a ranking of 1-10, 10 being the highest, La Bird Rock Elementary, La Jolla Elementary, Torrey Pines Elementary, and Preuss School UCSD all scored a ranking of 10. While La Jolla High and Muirlands Middle were not far behind as they both scored a 9.


La Jolla has great entertainment for all people. It is most popular for its beaches. Whether you want to walk the beach, go surfing, swim or sunbathe, the beaches in La Jolla provide a peaceful and beautiful view. If you want to go to a specific program or place, La Jolla also offers a Birch Aquarium, a branch of the Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego, and the La Jolla Playhouse. And for all of you shoppers, you do not want to miss out on La Jolla’s 30 blocks full of stores to browse.

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