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-North County-
Carmel Valley
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-North County Inland-
Valley Center
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-East County-
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-South County-
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Mission Valley Real Estate - 92108
Mission Valley was formed by the San Diego River and is located near the heart of the city. The area has long been attractive to settlers as well as developers. In the early days of the area, Indians called the river banks home. Today, Mission Valley has evolved into a major urban area of shopping, restaurants, hotels, housing and office buildings. In the year 1769 Father Junipero Serra moved the Mission San Diego de Alcala into the valley from the hilltop Presidio location.

The valley gets its name from the mission. In the past, agriculture was the main industry of the valley. For many years, dairy farms and cows were the main residents of the landscape. Sand gravel quarries were started in the early 1900's and a few continue to do business today.

The 1950's saw the completion of U.S. Highway 80 (I-8). The addition of this road served as the spark which started the commercial growth that continues today. The San Diego River has long since been tamed, however during period of heavy sustained rains; the valley is prone to flooding. The valley hosts 3 major shopping centers- Fashion Valley is the premier shopping center in the city featuring anchor stores Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Macy's and JC Penney. Mission Valley Center was once the largest mall in the area. It now offers a 20 theater multi-plex, One of the largest Target stores in the country along with Macy's and Nordstrom Rack. Hazard Center is a unique complex which features smaller retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, an office tower and a hotel. The valley features 2 "circles" Hotel and auto. Hotel Circle is home to several hotels and motels that host many of the tourists which visit the city each year. Hotel circle offers convenient centrally-located lodging to visitors. Auto Circle, near Mission Valley Center features numerous dealerships which offer the prospective car shopper a wide array of choices.

Originally named Jack Murphy Stadium, Qualcomm Stadium on the eastern end of the valley is home to the San Diego ChargersSan Diego Chargers football team and until recently, the San Diego Padres as well. The stadium plays host to a wide variety of events throughout the year. Several Super Bowl games were played here. In 2003, the stadium was a temporary home to over 10,000 people that were evacuated from their homes during the disastrous wild fires that ravaged the county in October of that year.

The valley is traversed by the San Diego Trolley. The line connects the valley with all other lines as well as San Diego State University.

Residential growth in the valley has been strong in recent years. Several major condominium and apartment projects have been developed in the valley with more on the way.

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Mission Valley Demographics
Median Income for Mission Valley - $63,750
(State Income Ranking - 74th Percentile)
(National Income Ranking - 86th Percentile)

Average Income with Children - $79,983
(State Income Ranking - 70th Percentile)
(National Income Ranking - 81th Percentile)

Average Age - 32.9 Years
Household Characteristics
28.8% Married
6.3% with Children
69.6% Single with no Children

Adult Education Level
99.4% High School Graduates
62.8% College Graduates

Average Travel Time to Work -20.0 Minutes

Average Temperature in San Diego

Hospitals / Emergency Care - UC / UTC - MAP
Mercy Hospital-Emergency Room
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA
(619) 260-7000

Pomerado Hospital: Emergency Room
San Diego, CA
(858) 613-4670

Police Department - UC / UTC - MAP
San Diego Police Department
1040 University Ave # B207
San Diego, CA
(619) 291-1729 San Diego Police Department
3960 30th St
San Diego, CA
(619) 533-5795 Post Office - UC / UTC - MAP
US Post Office
1640 Camino Del Rio N # 180
San Diego, CA
(619) 683-2401

US Post Office
392 Fashion Vly
San Diego, CA

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