City Heights, long known as a destination for refugees from war-torn countries like Vietnam, Somalia, and Syria, is one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in San Diego. Nearly half of those who live in City Heights are foreign-born, and from international cuisine to colorful murals and beautiful public art, the community radiates world influence.
Proximity to the 805, plus plenty of bus service, make City Heights a great location for enjoying everything San Diego has to offer. Here’s what else makes it a great place to live:
In City Heights, homes are typically more affordable than in other San Diego neighborhoods and come in many architectural styles, colors, and sizes. Some date back to the 1950s or 1960s, and others are much newer. So whether you have a flair for mid-century, modern, or something in between, you’ll find it in City Heights.
San Diego is known for its diverse mix of neighborhoods—each of which has a style and personality all its own.