Carmel Valley is a beautiful and wealthy master planned community located in the North West corner of San Diego, CA. With commercial, retail, shops and boutiques, hotels and residential all located in this community, Carmel Valley has great amenities and resources located locally. The name Carmel Valley is actually derived from the Carmelite Sisters of Mercy, who established a dairy farm in the city circle in 1905. As far as Carmel Valley today, the city began construction in the early 1980s, although several newer homes were built in the early 2000s. In fact, almost half of the homes in Carmel Valley were constructed after 1999, making this community look and feel like a newer community with modern architecture. Bordering Carmel Valley is Pacific Highlands, Torrey Pines, Del Mar Mesa and Torrey Hills.
Carmel Valley maintains as population around 42,047 residents who are diverse in age and a range in incomes as well as home prices. The area maintains its home values extremely well, with the median price set at $918,934 according to NeighborhoodScout. The area is considered a suburban neighborhood based on population. The current vacancy rate is a low 2.5%, making this area very owner occupied. Residences are typically medium-sized single family homes, with four or more bedrooms and a bonus room. The single family homes here are unique in size, making this a great place to raise a large family. Carmel Valley has low crime rates, a great public school system, a low number of renters, and is known as a quiet neighborhood, making this area extremely desirably for families. Crime rates in Carmel Valley and surrounding areas is low, making this community great for families.
Residents in this area maintain a strong community and socialize easily together. The sense of community is a direct reflection of the decidedly “Leave it to Beaver” feel of the neighborhood, with manicured single family homes and children playing in the street. Residents have a high level of education and wealth, making Carmel Valley a great place to raise children with education as a focus. An astounding 69.5% of residents are married in Carmel Valley, which is higher than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout. Executives, managers and professionals make up the bulk of the workforce of Carmel Valley. The public school system in Carmel Valley is ranked high academically, although many parents choose to take advantage of the superb education and experience that a private school offers.
If you are married with children, Carmel Valley may be your ideal neighborhood. We would love to give you a tour of the neighborhood and check out available homes for sale in Carmel Valley. Contact your local agent at WestShore Real Estate Group today!
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