Downtown, San Ysidro, CA

Downtown Neighborhood Guide San Ysidro, CA

About

Downtown San Ysidro, nested in San Diego, California, is a lively neighborhood known for its vibrancy and cultural richness. Boasting close connectivity, it sits near the I-5 and I-805 highways, making travel convenient. Its location along the Mexican border gives it a unique, multicultural appeal. Key destinations include Las Americas Premium Outlets, a popular shopping complex, and the San Ysidro Port of Entry, one of the busiest land border crossings worldwide.

What You Will Love about downtown, San Ysidro, California:

  • The cultural blend of the neighborhood is reflected in the local cuisine and festivals, giving you a taste of both American and Mexican cultures.
  • The proximity to the border provides for unique shopping experiences, especially at Las Americas Premium Outlets.
  • The neighborhood's convenient access to major highways I-5 and I-805 makes commuting easy.

What's Nearby:

A short drive from downtown San Ysidro will take you to downtown San Diego. The neighborhood is close to the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge, perfect for nature lovers. Also nearby is the historically significant Border Field State Park, offering scenic beauty and recreational activities.

Lifestyle:

Downtown San Ysidro houses a close-knit community that celebrates both American and Mexican cultures, creating a unique lifestyle. It's a neighborhood where you can enjoy multicultural festivals, local foods, and shopping experiences, all while being easily connected to the rest of San Diego.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 705 restaurants, 81 grocery stores, and 105 parks within a mile of the Downtown neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    IGA Law

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.1 miles

    402 W Broadway

  • GROCERY
    Mercato

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    550 W B St

  • GROCERY
    Downtown Works

    Arts and Entertainment, Performing Arts Venue, Music Venue, Business and Professional Services, Event Space, Office, Real Estate Service, Retail, Fashion Retail, Men's Store, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    550 W B St

  • GROCERY
    Express Convenience Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    101 W Broadway

  • GROCERY
    Horton Square Farmer S Market San Diego

    Community and Government, Organization, Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    225 Broadway

  • SHOPPING
    Horton Plaza Park

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.3 miles

    4TH Ave

Downtown Apartments and Rentals

388 Rental properties in Downtown, San Ysidro, CA.

  • Concert Residences property

    Contact for Price

    Concert Residences

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    560–983 Sqft

  • The Broadway Towers property

    $2,283+

    The Broadway Towers

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    535–1070 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Pinnacle on the Park property

    $1,995+

    Pinnacle on the Park

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    575–1969 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Spire San Diego property

    $2,080+

    Spire San Diego

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    597–1969 Sqft

  • STUDIOS435 property

    $1,700+

    STUDIOS435

    Studio • 1 Bath

    194–319 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Market Street Square property

    $2,106+

    Market Street Square

    Studio–1 Beds • 1 Bath

    455–1050 Sqft

    10 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
36.2%
190.1%
utilities
7.5%
34.9%
food
7.3%
22.4%
transportation
3%
31.8%
healthcare
10.7%
24.9%

Downtown Transportation

walk bike and transit

Union Station

Train Stop

1050 Kettner Blvd

San Diego Santa Fe Depot

Train Stop

1050 Kettner Blvd

Amtrak

Train Stop

1050 Kettner Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

Downtown Schools

Neighborhoods Around Downtown

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
DowntownNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,299
16%
Little ItalyNeighborhood in San-diego, California$3,415
75%
Downtown San DiegoNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,285
16%
GaslampNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,972
285%
Golden HillNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,650--
Mission ValleyNeighborhood in San-diego, California$3,097
12%
East VillageNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,167
14%
City HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,895--
North ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,070
22%
HillcrestNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,595
4%
HarborviewNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Western San DiegoNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,382
12%
Loma PalisadesNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,510
8%
MarinaNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,118
0%
UptownNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,397
11%
Central San DiegoNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,650--
Park WestNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,332
36%
Mid-CityNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,595
0%
Balboa ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Point Loma PeninsulaNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,100
23%
South ParkNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Linda VistaNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Mission HillsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,745--
Normal HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,595--
Barrio LoganNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Coronado Beach South IslandNeighborhood in Coronado, California$15,000--
University HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Logan HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$1,900--
PresidioNeighborhood in San-diego, California----
Point Loma HeightsNeighborhood in San-diego, California$2,510
8%
Mission Valley EastNeighborhood in San-diego, California$4,229
54%