Solana Beach

With just 12,000 residents, the charming, seaside community of Solana Beach is the ideal destination for those looking to enjoy beach-front living, eclectic shopping, and exceptional dining and nightlife.  Nestled along the northern coast of San Diego County, Solana Beach offers 1.7 miles of coastline where residents and visitors can surf, swim, and explore the wondrous caves. Popular beach destinations include Seaside, Tide Beach, and Fletcher Cove.

Overview for Solana Beach, CA

12,234 people live in Solana Beach, where the median age is 46.3 and the average individual income is $68,804. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,234

Total Population

46.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$68,804

Average individual Income

 

With just 12,000 residents, the charming, seaside community of Solana Beach is the ideal destination for those looking to enjoy beach-front living, eclectic shopping, and exceptional dining and nightlife. 

 

Nestled along the northern coast of San Diego County, Solana Beach offers 1.7 miles of coastline where residents and visitors can surf, swim, and explore the wondrous caves. Popular beach destinations include Seaside, Tide Beach, and Fletcher Cove.

 

The Cedros Design District is also a popular attraction consisting of more than 85 art galleries, antique stores, boutiques, and cafes. The Design District is also home to the Solana Beach Farmers Market and the prominent live music venue, Belly Up, operating since 1974.

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Demographics and Employment Data for Solana Beach, CA

Solana Beach has 4,978 households, with an average household size of 2.46. 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. 12,234 people call Solana Beach home. The population density is 3,578.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,234

Total Population

High

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

46.3

Median Age

47.38 / 52.62%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,978

Total Households

2.46

Average Household Size

$68,804

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

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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
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

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.

72
Very Walkable
Walking Score
52
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lluxxall, Active Life Chiropractic, and Swim Synergy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 1.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.06 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.06 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars

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