New Listing - 10 hours online
$1,949,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,747
SQFT
136 W Jason Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision
New Listing - 14 hours online
$1,575,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,786
SQFT
815 Marisa Lane
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$1,499,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,272
SQFT
648 Brae Mar Ct
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$679,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,492
SQFT
1991 Azure Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$650,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,258
SQFT
1335 Caminito Septimo
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$569,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,011
SQFT
112 Mangano Cir
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$3,199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,863
SQFT
660 Camino De Orchidia
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$1,725,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,986
SQFT
1002 Scarlet Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$2,775,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,940
SQFT
1836 Sheridan Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$349,900
Land For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
728
SQFT
155 W Jason St #7
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$999,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,327
SQFT
1176 Santa Fe
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$1,150,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,553
SQFT
922 Sealane Dr #C
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$1,189,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,553
SQFT
922 Sealane Dr #B
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$1,449,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,241
SQFT
165 Hillcrest Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$1,899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,853
SQFT
1472 Bottle Tree Lane
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$1,599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,223
SQFT
2258 9th St.
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$465,000
Land For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,344
SQFT
444 N. El Camino Real #29
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$1,825,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,001
SQFT
1460 Ravean Ct
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$1,200,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,000
SQFT
1453 Ranch Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$699,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,394
SQFT
2019 Willowood Ln
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision

Just south of Carlsbad, Encinitas CA is another beautiful seaside city located along the historic Pacific Coast Highway 101 (the “PCH”). With an amazing Mediterranean climate, it’s very mild here. The average daily temperature is 72°F, while temperatures below 40°F or over 85°F are very rare.

Encinitas is much smaller than Carlsbad, only about half the size – about 20 sq. miles.

As of 2014 the estimated population was 62,254 people.

According to 2010 Census data the median age was 41.5 years. The breakdown is as follows: 20.6% under the age of 18, 6.3% aged 18 to 24, 27.9% aged 25 to 44, 32.3% aged 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older.

Population growth has been very minimal in Encinitas going back to the time of the 1990s… when there was a big expansion up to then.

With virtually no crime, Encinitas is a very safe place to live and the median family income of $78,104 is much higher than the CA average of $53,025 (source: trulia.com).

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View of the the coast from Cardiff by the Sea in the incorporated city of Encinitas, CA

A Relaxed Vibe

With over 6 miles of coastline there is a very beachy feel here. The beach lifestyle heavily contributes to the local culture and is a major source of enjoyment and recreation.

Surfing is one of the most popular activities and is part of the city’s heritage. Encinitas is considered to have world-class surfing conditions so you’ll find many local surfers and year-round surf contests.

The diverse landscape ranges from beaches and cliffs, to flat coastline areas to rolling hills and steep bluffs. Several lagoons and coastal wetlands are home to a wide variety of wild life (including over 300 species of birds).

The San Diego Botanical Gardens is another beautiful attraction, famous for its Amazon Rainforest and bamboo displays. The Self Realization Center’s beautiful gardens and viewpoint over looking the Pacific Ocean, typify the peaceful feel of Encinitas.

The flower growing industry is quite significant in Encinitas and has gained a reputation as a flower growing capital, in particular for poinsettias.

The beautiful downtown Encinitas area is right on the coast and features shops, cafes and restaurants – all in a very historical setting. The city also hosts many year-round events like barbeques, street fairs, seasonal festivals.

Public Services and Amenities

Encinitas Ranch Golf Course is a very popular municipal course open to all ages and levels, with great practice facilities and panoramic ocean views. And there are over 25 courses within just 10 miles of Encinitas center.

Seniors will find a very lively senior’s program filled with various services and activities. The 39,000 sq. foot Encinitas Senior Center is a hub for all kinds of social and recreational events, like arts and crafts, computer instruction, dance, fitness classes, games, music appreciation, outreach services, special interest programs, transportation, and special events.

Encinitas is part of four different school districts across the local region, with 4 high schools, 5 middle Schools (including three private) and 15 elementary schools five of which are private. Also the Watts Atelier of the Arts School is located here.

There are three colleges located in Encinitas as well:

California Institute for Human Science
Mira Costa College (San Elijo Campus)
St. Katherine College

Hospitals

The Scripps Memorial Hospital is a general medical and surgical center located in Encinitas. The Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, CA is only 10.6 miles away and the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido is only 10.7 miles away. In total there are 25 hospitals within 25 miles of the center of Encinitas.

Where to live in Encinitas, CA?

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Here are Real Estate Ideas on Where to Retire in Encinitas, CA with Single Story Houses or Condos

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New Listing - 2 days online
$569,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,011
SQFT
112 Mangano Cir
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$3,199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,863
SQFT
660 Camino De Orchidia
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$1,725,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,986
SQFT
1002 Scarlet Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$999,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,327
SQFT
1176 Santa Fe
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$1,200,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,000
SQFT
1453 Ranch Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,200,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
944
SQFT
1223 N Vulcan
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,169,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,799
SQFT
2140 Mountain Vista
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,520
SQFT
1653 Tabletop Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision

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New Listing - 2 days online
$3,199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,863
SQFT
660 Camino De Orchidia
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$349,900
Land For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
728
SQFT
155 W Jason St #7
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$999,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,327
SQFT
1176 Santa Fe
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$1,825,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,001
SQFT
1460 Ravean Ct
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,699,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,368
SQFT
2509 Manchester Ave
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,499,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,176
SQFT
610 Brae Mar Court
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$2,200,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,120
SQFT
235 May Court
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,765,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,063
SQFT
2470 Newport Avenue
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision

Below are Real Estate Ideas on Where to Retire in Encinitas, CA in 55 and over communities

New Listing - 5 days online
$465,000
Land For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,344
SQFT
444 N. El Camino Real #29
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$545,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
936
SQFT
1951 Fairlee
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
$515,000
Land For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,368
SQFT
444 N El Camino Real #110
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
$495,000
Land For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,820
SQFT
444 N El Camino Real #102
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
$529,000
Land For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,620
SQFT
444 N El Camino Real #71
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
$425,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
884
SQFT
1990 Springdale Ln
Encinitas, CA 92024
High Country Villas Subdivision

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