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Living in Core-Columbia San Diego

Core-Columbia is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with 6,622 residents.

Core-Columbia has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Horton Plaza, Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Marina, Cortez Hill, Harborview and East Village.

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Walk Score of Core-Columbia, San Diego, CA

Core-Columbia is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Colina Park Golf Course

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Kiddie Hall Child Care Center-Infant

Daily errands do not require a car in Core-Columbia San Diego.

Core-Columbia is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with a Walk Score of 96.

Find apartments in San Diego's most walkable neighborhoods: Horton Plaza, Core-Columbia and Gaslamp Quarter.

Core-Columbia San Diego Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 600 Front in the Core-Columbia area
from $1,200
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Broadway Lofts in the Core-Columbia area
from $1,629
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Vantage Pointe in the Core-Columbia area
from $1,840
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Apartment at San Diego in the Core-Columbia area
$1,784
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Apartment at San Diego in the Core-Columbia area
$1,250
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Apartment at San Diego in the Core-Columbia area
$800
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Apartment at San Diego in the Core-Columbia area
$500
Studio
Walk Score 98
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50+ listings in Core-Columbia

Core-Columbia Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Core-Columbia to other San Diego neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Horton Plaza 98 79 84 1,294
2 Core-Columbia 96 79 76 6,622
3 Gaslamp Quarter 96 79 80 1,100
4 Little Italy 95 73 82 2,986

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 310 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Core-Columbia.

People in Core-Columbia can walk to an average of 37 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Hazelwoods On the Bay

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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thumbnail for PokezPokez serves up some of the best Mexican and vegetarian food in the neighborhood. Open 10-9, Monday through Friday,and 9-9, Saturday and Sunday.

Local Native
on Pokez

Transit Score of Core-Columbia, San Diego, CA

Core-Columbia has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Core-Columbia San Diego apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Core-Columbia has excellent public transportation and about 20 bus, 1 rail, 3 light rail and 1 ferry lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Core-Columbia on public transit.

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Core-Columbia has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

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1350 6th Avenue

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Fifth Avenue Trolley Station

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Hazelwoods On the Bay

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Bike Score of Core-Columbia, San Diego, CA

Core-Columbia is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of 1350 6th Avenue in Core-Columbia, San Diego

1350 6th Avenue

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Fifth Avenue Trolley Station

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Wheel Fun Rentals

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Museum Contemporary Art

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Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Vantage Pointe

thumbnail for Church LoftsThe Church Lofts building houses historic urban lofts with raw space to create your own downtown living experience.

Local Native
on Church Lofts

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America Plaza Station

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Santa Fe Depot

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Westin San Diego

Photo of Morley Field Dog Park and Hiking in Core-Columbia, San Diego

Morley Field Dog Park and Hiking

thumbnail for Wall Mural on the East Village's Urban Art TrailThis mural, painted by Rafael in 1998, celebrates community life in the East Village, as well as brightening up a local parking lot.

Local Native
on Wall Mural on the East Village's Urban Art Trail

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The Sofia Hotel

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Copley Symphony Hall

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San Diego Athletic Club

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801 Ash Street

thumbnail for Colina Park Golf CourseThis ethnic neighborhood offers many diverse cultural experiences. Colina del sol park and golf course are large and beautiful. Colina del sol has a public swimming pool and several new state of the art schools.

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on Colina Park Golf Course

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