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Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley is a coastal San Diego community located several miles from the Pacific Ocean. It is an attractive community with quality neighborhoods and a very comfortable climate. Carmel Valley, founded in February 1, 1975, is a desirable area to live and raise a family, and is renowned for its highly rated schools.

Carmel Valley Aerial View
Aerial view of Carmel Valley

Key Characteristics

Below are the main characteristics which make Carmel Valley an attractive place to live.

  • Highly-rated Schools
    The Carmel Valley area has the highest-rated schools in San Diego County.
  • Comfortable Climate
    Carmel Valley is located several miles from the Pacific Ocean and offers a comfortable climate year round.
  • Beautiful Suburb
    The Carmel Valley suburb has beautiful neighborhoods with well-maintained homes and pride of ownership.
  • Family Neighborhoods
    Carmel Valley offers quiet, family-oriented neighborhoods.
  • Affluent Residents
    Residents of Carmel Valley are high income earners.
  • Highly-educated Residents
    Residents within Carmel Valley tend to be highly educated, many with advanced degrees.
  • Close to Employment
    Various sources of employment, such as technology and biotech companies and University of California San Diego are nearby.
  • Close to Shopping and Entertainment
    The Carmel Valley area offers various shopping centers, cinemas, and is close to the Del Mar Race Track and Fairgrounds.
  • Close to Beaches
    Several beaches are located a few minutes away, including Torrey Pines State Beach, Powerhouse Park and Beach, and Del Mar North Beach.
  • Convenient to Freeways
    Freeway 5, freeway 805, and freeway 56 are nearby.
  • Very Low Crime
    Carmel Valley has a very low crime rate.

Market Update

Key Statistics
July 2020 For Houses
Median Price $1,400,000
Houses for Sale 61
Months Supply of Houses 2.1
Days on Market 27
Sale Price to List Price 97.1%
Population 54,495
Households 19,126
Average Household Annual Income $184,053
Median Household Annual Income $141,926
Average Persons Per Household 3
Median Age 38
White Collar Workers 96%
Blue Collar Workers 4%
Some College 5,137 (13%)
Associate Degree 1,332 (3.4%)
Bachelor's Degree 12,452 (32%)
Graduate Degree 16,648 (43%)
Married 26,412 (63%)
Source: 2017 American Community Survey
Age of Homes
Housing Units 19,819
Median Year Built 1997
Built Before 1940 138
Built 1940 to 1949 0
Built 1950 to 1959 51
Built 1960 to 1969 11
Built 1970 to 1979 255
Built 1980 to 1989 4,810
Built 1990 to 1999 6,445
Built 2000 to 2009 6,836
Built After 2010 1,273
Carmel Valley Aerial View


Carmel Valley has a comfortable year round climate characterized by warm sunny days and cool nights, with little rain and no snow.

Temperatures (℉)

Carmel Valley Aerial View

Rainfall (Inches)

Carmel Valley Aerial View
Nearby Attractions
Torrey Pines Beach
Torrey Pines Golf Course
Los Penasquitos Canyon
Contact Maurice Rizzuto at
(858) 688-1646
California Real Estate License 01482568