Del Mar

It is known for its stunning beaches, scenic landscapes, and laid-back, affluent lifestyle.

Welcome to Del Mar

Del Mar is a picturesque coastal city located in San Diego County, California. Situated about 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, Del Mar is known for its stunning beaches, scenic landscapes, and laid-back, affluent lifestyle. The city covers an area of approximately 1.7 square miles and has a population of around 4,300 residents.
 
One of the defining features of Del Mar is its beautiful coastline, which stretches for two miles along the Pacific Ocean. The beaches in Del Mar are renowned for their pristine sandy shores, clear waters, and favorable weather, making them popular destinations for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing.

Del Mar has a charming and upscale village atmosphere, with a mix of residential neighborhoods, boutique shops, art galleries, and gourmet restaurants. The main commercial area is the Del Mar Village, which is centered around the famous Del Mar Plaza and Camino Del Mar, the city's main street. This area offers a range of high-end boutiques, fine dining establishments, and quaint cafes.
 
Del Mar features a mild Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild winters. The weather is conducive to outdoor activities and encourages residents and visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of the area year-round.
 
Overall, Del Mar offers a mix of natural beauty, a relaxed coastal lifestyle, and upscale amenities, making it an attractive destination for tourists and a desirable place to live for those seeking a tranquil yet vibrant community by the sea.

The city is also known for the Del Mar Fairgrounds, which hosts the annual San Diego County Fair, one of the largest fairs in California. Additionally, the fairgrounds are home to the Del Mar Racetrack, where the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club holds horse racing events during the summer season. The races at Del Mar are a significant part of the city's cultural heritage and attract visitors from far and wide.

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Overview for Del Mar, CA

4,008 people live in Del Mar, where the median age is 50.5 and the average individual income is $121,676. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,008

Total Population

50.5 years

Median Age

High

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

$121,676

Average individual Income

Around Del Mar, CA

There's plenty to do around Del Mar, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch, Icons Fashion, and Scend Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.83 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.91 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Del Mar, CA

Del Mar has 1,818 households, with an average household size of 2.2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Del Mar do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,008 people call Del Mar home. The population density is 2,334.45 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,008

Total Population

High

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

50.5

Median Age

47.6 / 52.4%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,818

Total Households

2.2

Average Household Size

$121,676

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Del Mar, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Del Mar. 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
Sea Change Preparatory
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available

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