La Jolla

The hub of San Diego’s finest beaches, decadent dining, and upscale boutiques.
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Overview for La Jolla, CA

34,860 people live in La Jolla, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $93,367. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,860

Total Population

49 years

Median Age

High

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

$93,367

Average individual Income

Around La Jolla, CA

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

7
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
11
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
17
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Julienne Cakes, Twin Dragons Sports Center, and 619 Jet Ski Rentals.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.77 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.12 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.63 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.72 miles 81 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.31 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for La Jolla, CA

La Jolla has 15,214 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. 34,860 people call La Jolla home. The population density is 6,942.319 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,860

Total Population

High

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

49

Median Age

51.17 / 48.83%

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
15,214

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$93,367

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Welcome to La Jolla

Known as “The Jewel” of San Diego, La Jolla is the hub of San Diego’s finest beaches, decadent dining, and upscale boutiques. Ideally situated on a seven-mile stretch along the coast, La Jolla is consistently voted one of the top beach destinations in the world, with multiple scenic locations such as La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Cove, and Windansea Beach. Here, locals and visitors can enjoy a number of recreational activities such as swimming, surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, and even seal and whale watching! Famous for the sea lion colony, this is a fun place to adventure around with kids as well.
 
Another popular attraction is Downtown La Jolla, which includes upscale shopping and dining districts such as Prospect Street and Girard Avenue. The pedestrian-friendly area also boasts several art galleries and luxury hotels.
 
Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the famous Torrey Pines Golf Course, as well as The Lodge at Torrey Pines, where the scenic cliff area offers well-groomed hiking trails with spectacular views and world-class golf. At Torrey Pines Gliderport, you can soar out over the beach cliffs on a hang glider or just relax and watch the action above.

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