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Living in University Heights San Diego

University Heights is the 15th most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with 11,438 residents.

University Heights has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

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85 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 15th most walkable neighborhood in San Diego with a Walk Score of 85.

Find apartments in San Diego's most walkable neighborhoods: Gaslamp, Little Italy and Harborview.

University Heights San Diego Apartments for Rent

University Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare University Heights to other San Diego neighborhoods.

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Population

13 Grant Hill 87 55 51 4,544
14 Hillcrest 85 54 59 14,136
15 University Heights 85 53 67 11,438
16 North Park 84 51 63 37,943
17 Ocean Beach 80 33 71 12,229

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 140 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in University Heights.

People in University Heights can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Farm House Cafe

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Lancers

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53 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 4 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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Farm House Cafe

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Cueva Bar

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67 Bike Score of University Heights, San Diego, CA

University Heights is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Cueva Bar

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