Del Mar

Attracts residents, and upwards of 2 million visitors annually from all over the world.

Welcome to Del Mar

The City of Del Mar is a quaint seaside village located just 20 miles north of San Diego. With a population of approximately 4,200 people, and covering just 2.2 square miles, Del Mar is known for its vibrant small-town atmosphere. Del Mar attracts residents, and upwards of 2 million visitors annually from all over the world, who come to enjoy the beautiful dog-friendly beaches, hiking trails, scenic views, and the many shops and dining opportunities located within the Del Mar village.
 
The community is primarily comprised of single-family residential neighborhoods, with retail uses and restaurants in the downtown, a small commercial area, and several hotels. The City employs approximately 60 full-time employees, and 70 part-time, seasonal employees, which operate out of the City’s Civic Center, Lifeguard Headquarters, Del Mar Fire Station, and Public Works yard and administration building. The City provides law enforcement services through a contract with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, and fire administration is provided through a mutual agreement between the cities of Del Mar, Encinitas, and Solana Beach.
 
There are many local events to enjoy in the City. Residents and visitors alike have the opportunity to attend many signature events put on annually by the Del Mar Village Association, the weekly Farmers Market, and year-round events held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds including the San Diego County Fair, renowned KABOO music event, and Del Mar horse races.
 

Overview for Del Mar, CA

5,536 people live in Del Mar, where the median age is 50.4 and the average individual income is $101,031.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,536

Total Population

50.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$101,031.5

Average individual Income

Around Del Mar, CA

There's plenty to do around Del Mar, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lizzy Johnston Style Solutions, Studio 540, and Heart Center Wellness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 0.71 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.84 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.01 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.61 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.9 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Del Mar, CA

Del Mar has 2,538 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Del Mar do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,536 people call Del Mar home. The population density is 2,973.19 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,536

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

50.4

Median Age

45.37 / 54.63%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,538

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$101,031.5

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Del Mar, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Del Mar. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Sea Change Preparatory
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
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