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Living in University Heights San Diego

University Heights is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with 11,544 residents.

University Heights has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Hillcrest, Mission Valley East, North Park, Balboa Park, Mission Valley West, Park West and Adams North.

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Walk Score of University Heights, San Diego, CA

University Heights is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Old Trolley Barn Park

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Adams Avenue Grill

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in University Heights San Diego.

University Heights is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with a Walk Score of 76.

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

University Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare University Heights to other San Diego neighborhoods.

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Population

20 Cherokee Point 76 50 56 5,045
21 Grant Hill 76 56 71 4,722
22 University Heights 76 55 70 11,544
23 Ocean Beach 74 32 79 12,037
24 Old Town 73 57 47 864

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 179 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in University Heights.

People in University Heights can walk to an average of 4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Farm House Cafe

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The Lancers

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Transit Score of University Heights, San Diego, CA

University Heights has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find University Heights San Diego apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

University Heights has good public transportation and about 5 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from University Heights on public transit.

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University Heights has about 4 car shares from RelayRides.

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Farm House Cafe

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Cueva Bar

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Bike Score of University Heights, San Diego, CA

University Heights is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Cueva Bar

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