Solana Beach

The city's vibrant downtown area, is known as the Cedros Design District.

Welcome to Solana Beach

Solana Beach is a beautiful coastal city located in San Diego County, California. Situated along the picturesque shores of the Pacific Ocean, it offers residents and visitors a charming and relaxed beach town atmosphere.
 
Known for its stunning beaches, Solana Beach boasts pristine stretches of sand where visitors can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, surfing, and various water activities. Fletcher Cove Beach Park is a popular spot, providing a scenic setting for picnics and leisurely walks along the shoreline.
 
The city's vibrant downtown area, known as the Cedros Design District, is a major attraction for art enthusiasts and shoppers alike. It features a unique mix of art galleries, boutique shops, antique stores, and trendy cafes. Visitors can explore the district, discover one-of-a-kind artworks, and indulge in shopping for handcrafted goods and designer items.
 
Solana Beach is also renowned for its thriving music scene. The Belly Up Tavern, a historic venue, hosts an impressive lineup of live concerts and performances by renowned artists from various genres. The venue's intimate setting provides an exceptional experience for music lovers.
 
Nature lovers can explore the scenic beauty of Solana Beach through the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve. This protected area encompasses wetlands, coastal dunes, and diverse habitats, making it a haven for birdwatching and hiking enthusiasts.
 
The city also offers a variety of dining options, ranging from casual beachfront eateries to upscale restaurants serving delicious cuisine. From seafood specialties to international flavors, Solana Beach caters to diverse tastes and culinary preferences.
 
Overall, Solana Beach provides a perfect blend of coastal charm, natural beauty, artistic flair, and recreational opportunities. Whether you're seeking relaxation on the beach, exploring unique art galleries, or enjoying live music, Solana Beach offers a delightful coastal experience for visitors and residents alike.
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Overview for Solana Beach, CA

13,025 people live in Solana Beach, where the median age is 46.4 and the average individual income is $71,021. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,025

Total Population

46.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$71,021

Average individual Income

Around Solana Beach, CA

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

71
Very Walkable
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lizzy Johnston Style Solutions, Lluxxall, and Golden State Skateboarding.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.76 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.18 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.86 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.86 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.93 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Solana Beach, CA

Solana Beach has 5,278 households, with an average household size of 2.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Solana Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,025 people call Solana Beach home. The population density is 3,815.42 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,025

Total Population

High

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

46.4

Median Age

48.35 / 51.65%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

18-24:

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
5,278

Total Households

2.47

Average Household Size

$71,021

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Solana Beach, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Solana Beach. 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
K - 6th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Fusion Academy Slb: Solana Beach
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Santa Fe Christian Schools
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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