La Mesa, CA Real Estate

La Mesa CA Real Estate Overview


La Mesa Demographics
La Mesa, known as San Diego’s “jewel of the hills,” is a place you’ll want to consider calling your home. The city is close to everything, including beaches that are located only a few miles away, parks, historic buildings, shopping centers and top rated schools. Connecting the city of La Mesa to the rest of the county are the Interstate 8, Highway 125, and Interstate 94.The population in La Mesa is currently at around 60,000 residents. The average home price in La Mesa is at about $578,234 with the average price per square foot being about $264 square feet. The average home in La Mesa was built in 1967.

The Crime rate is fairly low comparing it to the rest of San Diego County. The median age of people living in the city of La Mesa is 36.9. The median household income is close to $55,744 compared to the national median of $53,046. About 51% of the population in La Mesa consists of married couples and about 30% are families with children. The largest La Mesa racial/ethnic groups are white (55.8%) followed by Hispanic (25.7%) and African American (7.0%). 68% of the residents of La Mesa have occupations that are Blue collar while the other 32% consist of white collar workers.

Schools
The schools in the area include several top rated schools in San Diego with the score of a ten in greatschools.org. Some of these schools are Benchley/Weinberger Elementary School, Grossmont Middle College High School, and Patrick Henry High School. You will be close to higher education institutions such as La Mesa College and San Diego State University which are conveniently nearby for your educational goals. Also here to help you meet your needs is the La Mesa Public Library which is fully equipped with computers and any resources you may need.

The Community
La Mesa is known for being a tight-knit community, although it is large in population. There are many community events and groups available for you and your family to partake in once you’re a part of the La Mesa community. There are events like the “Walk & Talk La Mesa” where members of the community gather together and enjoy the weather while taking a stroll along the city. This is a great way to become familiar with the area and to get to know your neighbors. There is also a farmers market where local farmers and community members get together every Friday to sell fresh produce and diverse foods. Open between the months of February and October, La Mesa has a Municipal Pool available to its community members for a small fee.

If you love the great outdoors and have an interest in sightseeing and hiking, then it is greatly recommended that you visit Lake Murray and Mount Helix. For the ones who like to shop, La Mesa is home to the Grossmont Center and has several different small commercial plazas spread throughout the city. For the kids there are many parks throughout the city including: Aztec Park, Briercrest Park, and Collier Park. There is also a dog park for your furry friends, Harry Griffen Park. Since La Mesa is an older city, there is a lot of history all around. There are several historic buildings you could visit including the First Baptist Church built in 1911, the Old Post Office built in 1939, the La Mesa Depot built in 1894 and the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum. In La Mesa, there is always something new for the whole family to do and experience!

La Mesa is the perfect place to call home! If we have convinced you, please contact Dustin Shepard Real Estate today!

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La Mesa CA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in La Mesa: $692,155  County Average: $1,399,671

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in La Mesa: $311  County Average: $530

Average Walkscore in La Mesa: 41  County Average: 44

Average Year Built in La Mesa: 1967  County Average: 1984

Average Days on Website in La Mesa: 42  County Average: 70

La Mesa CA Real Estate Market Health


Neighborhoods in La Mesa CA

Central Helix Fletcher Hills Grossmont
La Mesa La Mesa Highlands La Mesa Meadows
Lake Murray mount helix Mt. Helix
Serramar Windsor Hill

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over $70,000 was spent on the gorgeous decking and hardscape. located in the lesa estates community in La Mesa, a small enclave of just 12 homes. just minutes from lake murray, sdsu, grossmont center and freeways sits this spectacular property. this neighborhood is wonderful and quite special. enjoy all the recreational activities that lake murray provides such as hiking, biking, running, kayaking, boating, paddle boating, bird watching, fishing and more! cowles mountain is also nearby and the freeway access is very convenient. come experience this beautiful, peaceful canyon home!...



Nice, well kept home in a great area! open and spacious floor plan...



Views, views, views! amazing views from almost every room...



Amazing views -extensive remodel in 2013 -contemporary style, open floor plan "the cook can be in the kitchen and not miss a beat" ...



Prime mt helix location!! perfect opportunity to build your dream estate w/panoramic views only obtainable in mt helix...



Masterfully crafted combination of traditional warmth, vintage touches & contemporary elegance, all set on a private beautifully landscaped, 1...



Fabulous tuscan estate on cul-de-sac in central mt...



Foothills of mount helix La Mesa border fixer 3 be...



Stunning prestigious mt. helix home showcasing unique architecture & spectacular panoramic views...



Located in the heart of mt. helix an entertainers delight one of a kind frank lloyd wright style home is ready for a new owner...



Prime mt helix location!! perfect opportunity to build your dream estate w/panoramic views only obtainable in mt helix...



Wonderful single story home in La Mesa on 6,000 sqft lot...



Ich is centrally located at 6830-42 tower street, La Mesa, ca 91942. the offering includes two sepa...



44 acre lot conveniently located near shopping and freeways, in rancho san diego/La Mesa, cross street fury lane. 1.42 acres is build-able. all utilities available, water, sewer, gas & electric. seller has plans to build a 5,400 sqft house. seller may carry. adjacent lot also for...



Come see this 1 story home in mt helix. 3 bedrooms/3 baths...



large living room, family room makes entertaining a delight. walk to La Mesa village. walk to La Mesa village, the village has many restaurants and shops in a family friendly environment. this home has been in the family since 1969. home has been kept in good condition. the third bedroom is an enclosed patio room and is not included in the 2204 sqft. third bedroom was completed before the seller,s family purchased the home. large fountain on east side of home is not functional ...



Breathtaking views!! this beautiful mt helix home features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2020 sq...



needs some tlc, but has great potential. minutes from the downtown La Mesa....



Custom builder's own private estate on usable 1.3 acres with cul-de-sac location in central mt...



Former restaurant space ready for anybody interested in opening a restaurant...



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Dustin Shepard
861 Anchorage Pl
Chula Vista, CA
619-246-2279
619-246-2279