Ocean Crest, San Diego, CA

Ocean Crest Neighborhood Guide San Diego, CA

About

Ocean Crest is a picturesque, hillside neighborhood in south San Diego, California. A family-oriented neighborhood, it is known for its peaceful ambiance, beautiful parks, and suburban feel. The neighborhood is near major highways including the I-5 and I-805, providing easy access to various parts of the city. Ocean Crest is also close to the bustling Otay Mesa commercial area, which features a variety of dining and shopping options.

What You Will Love About Ocean Crest, San Diego, California

  • The peaceful, family-friendly environment that is perfect for those seeking a tranquil lifestyle.
  • The ease of access to nearby recreational parks such as Ocean Crest Recreation Center and Pacific Gateway Park.
  • The neighborhoods' proximity to Otay Mesa, a bustling commercial area filled with shopping and dining options.
  • The easy commute to other parts of San Diego, thanks to major highways like I-5 and I-805.

What's Nearby

Ocean Crest is close to the Pacific Ocean and the vibrant Otay Mesa area, which is known for its retail outlets, restaurants, and business establishments. The residents also have easy access to the South Bay Expressway, which leads to downtown San Diego and other parts of the city. The neighborhood is near the San Ysidro Port of Entry, one of the busiest land border crossings in the world.

Lifestyle

Ocean Crest offers a quiet, laid-back lifestyle with a strong sense of community. It is popular among families due to its low crime rate and excellent amenities. The neighborhood is also great for outdoor enthusiasts, with numerous parks and recreational facilities nearby.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 29 restaurants, 10 grocery stores, and 7 parks within a mile of the Ocean Crest neighborhood.

  • SHOPPING
    PALM PROMENADE SHOP Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.9 miles

    Dennery Rd

  • GROCERY
    Vons

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    620 Dennery Rd

  • GROCERY
    Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    710 Dennery Rd

  • GROCERY
    Fresh PA-C International

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    1476 Corporate Center Dr

  • GROCERY
    Fiesta Pacific Products

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    1488 Corporate Center Dr

  • GROCERY
    Franco Whole Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    1225 Exposition Way

Ocean Crest Apartments and Rentals

27 Rental properties in Ocean Crest, San Diego, CA.

  • The Residences at Escaya property

    $2,618+

    The Residences at Escaya

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    746–1560 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 4250 Beyer Boulevard property

    $1,700

    4250 Beyer Boulevard

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    525 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 5432 San Roberto property

    $4,195

    5432 San Roberto

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1548 Sqft

    Available 7/15

  • 1070 Calle Pilares property

    $6,495

    1070 Calle Pilares

    4 Beds • 3 Baths

    2565 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1655 Sandbanks Dr #195 property

    $4,200

    1655 Sandbanks Dr #195

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    1703 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 5264 Beachfront Cove #216 property

    $4,150

    5264 Beachfront Cove #216

    4 Beds • 4 Baths

    1777 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
3.8%
115.3%
utilities
12.8%
12.2%
food
1.3%
15.1%
transportation
0.8%
31.1%
healthcare
7.5%
4.2%

Ocean Crest Demographics

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Ocean Crest Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Highways

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

Ocean Crest Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

29/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

19/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

28/100
2 other stops

Chula Vista Elementary School District

Other

1855 Maxwell Rd

Beyer Boulevard Trolley Station

Other

4035 Beyer Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

Ocean Crest Schools

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