Torrey Pines, San Diego
Torrey Pines is bordered to the north by the city of Del Mar, to the south by La Jolla, to the east by Interstate 5, Carmel Valley, Torrey Hills, the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Reserve, and Mira Mesa; and to the west by La Jolla and the Pacific Ocean for a short distance near Torrey Pines State Beach and Torrey Pines State Park.
42 percent of the community is parks and open spaces, 24 percent is residential, 17 percent is transportation, 15 percent is industrial, 1 percent is schools, and 1 percent is commercial.
Del Mar Terraces and the Del Mar Heights are neighborhoods within this community.
According to January 2006 estimates by the San Diego Association of Governments, there were 6,990 people and 2,863 households residing in the neighborhood. The estimated racial makeup was 81.8% White, 8.5% Asian & Pacific Islander, 5.8% Hispanic, 2.8% from other races, 0.9% African American, and 0.2% American Indian. The median age is 45.7 with 21.3% under the age of 18 and 16% over the age of 65. The estimated median household income was $129,687 ($101,586 adjusted for inflation in 1999 dollars); 29.4% of the community made more than $150,000; 43.6% made between $60,000 and $149,999; and 27.0% made less than $60,000.
The Del Mar Union School District serves two elementary schools in Del Mar Heights neighborhood, Del Mar Hills Academy and Del Mar Heights elementary.
- The City of San Diego: Torrey Pines Community Profile
- SANDAG: Torrey Pines 2006 demographs
- SANDAG: Torrey Pines 2030 forecast demographs
- "Torrey Pines Community Profile". San Diego Government. Retrieved 2007-03-23.
- "Population and Housing Estimates: Torrey Highlands Community Planning Area" (PDF). SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments). Retrieved 2007-03-23.