8.3 out of 10

Mission Hills

Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in San Diego
32.7500515345841 -117.185604611596
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Public Transport
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Safe & Sound
  • Parks & Recreation
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Nightlife
  • Pest Free
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Tourists


5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"Great historic neighborhood"

At the beginning of the 20th Century, Mission Hills was an up and coming neighborhood featuring street cars! Now, this part of town is bustling with both foot and vehicle traffic. Just West of Hillcrest, Mission Hills main corridors are University and Washington streets.
This neighborhood is interesting in that there are streets which feature charming bungalows as well as sprawling mansions on the canyon rim; and then there are streets (like Reynard Way), which are lined with apartment buildings. Many of the streets are a bit narrow, but there aren't many streets where one wouldn't feel safe visiting or living.
Just down the hill (Washington Street) is India Street, where you can go out for some yummy Mexican cuisine at the famous El Indio taco shop. Also, depending on the street you're on, you will be treated to some amazing views of downtown and the bay where you can watch the planes take off all throughout the day.
  • upscale neighborhood
  • great views from many streets
  • higher home prices
  • traffic during some times of day
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • LGBT+
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

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Unranked Streets in Mission Hills

Alameda Pl

"Alameda is beautiful!"
32.7479946354555 -117.185328579378
"Art school and BBQ"
32.751620557167 -117.180110592655
"Great Street to live on"
32.7532845151229 -117.171403932988

Pine St

"A House to Come Home to."
32.7563442795675 -117.18632796938

Presidio Dr

"Junipero Serra Museum and Presidio park"
32.7548685208747 -117.191322994349

Pringle St

"You can build your white picket fence here."
32.7471541806067 -117.180441746167
"Nice neighborhood road for anyone"
32.7517824211072 -117.173538360419

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