Downtown: Gaslamp Quarter

Known far and wide as one of the premier entertaining districts in the country, the historic Gaslamp Quarter is truly one of the finest neighborhoods in San Diego for young residents and recent college graduates. Taking up over twenty square blocks south of Broadway, the Gaslamp Quarter is ideally located among some of the city’s best restaurants and attractions.

Finding something to do in and around this vibrant downtown neighborhood is never an issue. Living spaces are located within walking distance of everything current and potential residents could ever need with a gym, full mall, unique shops, delicious restaurants, thrilling nightclubs, and much more just a few blocks away.

Places to see in the Gaslamp Quarter

San Diego Padres Game at Petco Park: There might not be a better place in the country to catch a game than beautiful Petco Park in San Diego! The host of the 2016 MLB All-Star Game provides fans with a chance to watch America’s Pastime set against the backdrop of Downtown San Diego. Petco Park truly is a bucket list stadium for baseball lovers everywhere.

San Diego Convention Center: Home of one of the largest and well-known conventions in the world, Comic Con, and many more events throughout the year, the San Diego Convention Center sits right on the bay offering spectacular waterfront views.

The Shout! House: Spending a Saturday night in the Gaslamp Quarter is a must for locals and tourists alike. While taking in the sights and sounds, stop by the Shout! House to see various live bands perform in a fun, energetic setting

Popular Local Nightlife:

  1. Omnia San Diego – Las Vegas Style Night Club
  2. Hard Rock Hotel – Rock and Roll Themed Hotel and Bar
  3. Moonshine Flats – Country Themed Bar
  4. Fluxx – Las Vegas Style Night Club

Gaslamp Quarter Real Estate Market: Due to low supply and extremely high demand, the median home value in the Gaslamp Quarter is $549,266, which is slightly more affordable than the average home price in the downtown area ($658,950) and slightly higher than San Diego County as a whole ($540,500). Home prices in the city have risen 3.4% since last year and are set to rise even higher before 2017.

Gaslamp Quarter Rental Market: The rent in the Gaslamp Quarter is one of the highest in Downtown San Diego at an average of $2,000. The Gaslamp ranks along with the neighboring Marina District as the fifth highest rent in the downtown area.

Gaslamp Quarter Housing Market

Information Provided by Zillow.com

Demographics and More

Zip Codes: 92101

Population: Roughly 1,154 as of the last available census. Population density in the Gaslamp Quarter is 27% lower than the rest of San Diego.

Climate: The Gaslamp Quarter of Downtown San Diego is located just off the San Diego Bay and typically has a cold, semi-arid steppe climate with average high temperatures ranging from 74 to 82 degrees and average low temperatures ranging from 49 to 67 degrees.

Gaslamp Quarter Weather

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Nearby Schools:
Sherman Elementary School
Urban Discovery Academy
e3 Civic High School
King Chavez High School
Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Crime: The overall crime rate in the Gaslamp District is 10% lower than the national average, and safer than 53% of the cities in California. The number of crimes in the San Diego area decreased by 15% from the previous year.

Demographics:
74.26% White
11.47% Asian
7.21% African American

By |2017-05-17T23:28:13+00:00April 6th, 2017|Communities, San Diego County|8 Comments

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Kevin is the Digital Marketing Coordinator at Class Realty Group.