and Anna Ave that runs southwest of Moreno Blvd. ● Transportation How to people get from one place to another? Is public transportation available? How timely is it? Personal autos? Bikes? Walking ? Mission Valley is centrally located in the county of San Diego. People have access to Interstate 8, 5 and 163, which serve as the major routes to 4465-4-19_
getting to different locations. It takes about 10 minutes to get to the beach and 15 minutes to Downtown SD. Sometimes depending on the traffic, it can take a bit longer. People get around from one place to another by different means of transportations. The vast majority of people that live in this area utilizes their own vehicles. Others utilizes public transportations such as the bus, trolley and Amtrak system. Occasionally, you will see someone on a motorcycle while there are a few people out there that uses bicycles. However, there’s has been a decline in cab usage when Lyft and Uber became available in the area. Also, there’s the electric motorized scooters by Lime and Bird that seems to be popular with most people. Depending on the type of weather San Diego has, most people prefer to be outside and walk to their local shops and restaurants. People Make sure you address fully what you observed and NOTE if something was not found within your community area. ● Race and Ethnicity What is the majority racial group represented? What is the majority ethnic group represented? Describe the distribution of gender, approximate ages, single families, multiple families, generational families ? Middle-class Caucasian, undoubtedly, represents the majority group in the Mission Valley community. Less than fifteen percent of other racial groups appears to be in the area. Some Asian, Hispanic and African Americans appear to be just passing by. However, if you drive another ten blocks up the street on Linda Vista Rd, the area is mainly occupied by the Asians, Hispanics and African Americans. The gender in the Mission Valley community appears to be equally distributed between males and females. Many of the residents appear to be single, some are in college and some are young adults in their early 30’s to mid-40’s. Some residents are with small children, with ages varying from newborn to ten years old. The college kids and young adults appear to be living in student housing, condos or apartments. Of course, there’s a small number of older adults ranging from 50-60’s years old, and our senior citizen population are also observed to be living amongst us. The community mostly consists of single families and occasionally a few multi-generational families. In a three-block radius, there are about four single families that were observed to consist of two adults and at least two to three children present.
- Spring '17
- San Diego, Household income in the United States, San Diego County, California, San Diego River, Mission Valley, Mission Bay, San Diego, California