Bonsall, CA Real Estate

Bonsall CA Real Estate Overview

Bonsall Demographics
Located in the foothills of the Peninsular Mountain Range is the unincorporated city of Bonsall. Being a fairly small city with a little less than 4,500 residents, this charming suburban community is a hidden gem in the county of San Diego. The city of Bonsall is predominantly characterized by its series of hills and valleys. It’s nestled between the cities of Fallbrook, Oceanside, and Valley Center.

The average price of a home in Bonsall is around $445,500 with the average price per square foot being $198. The average home was built in 1992 which is fairly newer than the county average of 1983. The median age of residents is 43.8 with the average household size being about 2.67. Because it is a more hidden little community, the residents of Bonsall have to commute for about 30.16 minutes a day. Although the commute in Bonsall is a little longer than the county average, this does not discourage the people of Bonsall. Homes are very unique and beautiful in Bonsall and the views from the hills are breathtaking. Despite being surrounded by hills, Bonsall is only a few miles away from local beaches and downtown San Diego. Connecting Bonsall to the rest of the county is interstate 76 from East and West and the 15 which connects the city from North and South.

According to the 2010 census, there are around 1,542 households, which 451 of those households have children under the age of 18 living with them. 1,152 of the homes in Bonsall are owner-occupied, while the other 430 are occupied by renters. Bonsall is an ethnically-diverse town. Most Bonsall residents have reported their race to be White, Asian and Hispanic or Latino. Other races include African American, Native American, English, German, and Italian--to name a few. The crime rate in Bonsall is much lower than the rest of California and the nation. According to areavibes, the chance of being in a violent crime is 1 in 934. What may factor into the fact that crime is much lower in Bonsall is that the population is much smaller and the community is much more tight-knit than the larger cities surrounding the area.

Bonsall has a mixed workforce of both white and blue collar jobs. The main occupations for the people of Bonsall are predominantly sales and office jobs: sales jobs (25.28%), office and administrative support (15.92%), and management occupations (10.23%). About 14.75% of the employed population in Bonsall works from home; this includes home workers, telecommuters, and self-employed people who operate small businesses.

The public schools in Bonsall are among some of the best in the county! According to, Bonsall West Elementary and Mission Vista High School scored a 10. Norman L. Sullivan Middle School and Bonsall Elementary received 9s. Schools in Bonsall pride themselves in providing a personalized learning environment by keeping the student population much lower than schools in the rest of the county.

There are a couple of popular restaurants among the community of Bonsall, which include different breakfast cafes, ethnic dining, and fast food restaurants. The River Village Plaza Shopping Center has a unique blend of shops, restaurants, offices, grocery store, and a movie theater. There are many other shopping plazas around the area as well.

The weather in Bonsall consists mostly of sunny days throughout the year; being that it’s in the county of San Diego, a.k.a Sunny San Diego. The weather is perfect for family outings to one of the several parks in the community, the beaches that are only a few minutes away, or even a trip to the great attractions that Southern California has to offer, like Disneyland, Legoland, Knott’s Berry Farm, San Diego Zoo, and Seaworld.

If Bonsall sounds like the place you would like to call home, contact Dustin Shepard Real Estate today!




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Bonsall CA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Bonsall: $1,493,773  County Average: $1,399,671

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Bonsall: $461  County Average: $530

Average Walkscore in Bonsall: 4  County Average: 44

Average Year Built in Bonsall: 1989  County Average: 1984

Average Days on Website in Bonsall: 138  County Average: 70

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Spectacular 26.96 acres view property in two adjacent parcels...

fallbrook community airpark is 10 minutes away for small private aircraft, 30 minutes to mcclellan-palomar airport in carlsbad for larger private aircraft and regional commercial connections, 1 hour to lindbergh field/san diego international airport and san diego harbor. residents appreciate the award-winning Bonsall unified school district and proximity to freeways and retail while maintaining a high-end rural feel. contact listing agent for packet of pertinent maps and documents....

Approximately 5.9 acres of green houses which are leased @ $1,240/mo through december 2019...

though the address suggests vista 92084 this property is actually part of the unique community of Bonsall but is separated due to there not being a direct access. the parcel has over 135 producing hass avocado trees, which have been professionally maintained and harvested for agricultural tax benefit and profit. it could easily be owner maintained due to it's ...

Few remain of this size. this serene 14 acre plus property has all of the hard work done...

this home sits on a 2.85 acre lot with access/useable space below. Bonsall schools...

Bonsall is a well-kept secret that allows its residents to enjoy open country living while being located only 15-20 minutes from some of the best beaches that southern california has to offer. this home is a quintessential example of Bonsall perfection. from the moment that you walk through the double entry doors accented with wrought iron you will realize that this home is special. the first thing that you realize is the breath-taking views through the numerous sets of french doors of the hills, valley and vineyards below the property. freemont beige colored crème marfil marble floors, which cover most of the first floor, give the home a luxurious feel while the cathedral ceilin...

award winning Bonsall elementary, sullivan middle school and Bonsall high school are minutes away....

Mmunity, 37 homes nestled in the rolling hills of Bonsall. this single story with loft is pre-plumbed fo...

Ed custom estate home with breathtaking panoramic Bonsall valley views! features 4 grand bedrooms with their own balco...

Gracious living at its best is the epitome of this magnificent estate...

Ing, parks, trails, golf course and award winning Bonsall schools! open floor plan with upgraded kitchen cabinet...

the community of fallbrook is located south of riverside county and east of camp pendleton. its neighboring communities are Bonsall to the south, pala to the east and rainbow to the northeast. fallbrook is known for its avocado groves....

Magnificent 2 acre building pad (compacted) ready to go with breathtaking views in much sought after lake vista estates...

the location is for those who want the privacy and serenity of a hilltop surrounded by million dollar plus homes overlooking the valley in Bonsall above the vineyards and orchards. perc and septic layout were previously done will need updating. see attached terracin...

situated on 4.5 beautifully landscaped acres in the Bonsall school district, this property has its own high production well for irrigation, which saves lots of money and makes maintenance of the beautiful grounds a breeze. lovely home, horse/animal corrals, sports court... see supplement. enter through the gate and up the long driveway to the private living quarters, and you have arrived at your own oasis. this stunning home feat...

This stunning estate is straddled across a ridgetop...

with the development of the area’s two casinos and inevitable suburban sprawl, the community is managing to hang on to its small-town charm as it experiences growth and moves towards a semi-rural area. interstate 15 runs along the border between Bonsall to the west and valley center to the east. valley center shares its southern border with the communities of hidden meadows, jesmond dene, daley ranch and valley view – lake wohlford. palomar state park is to the east of valley center....

new pump set 60 gpm. two others. well located ranch is fallbrook/Bonsall line. probably great potential for vine...

close to shopping, freeway and schools yet you can enjoy the character, quality feeling and the ambiance of Bonsall's rural lifestyle....

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