Torrey Pines, San Diego, California
Torrey Pines is bordered to the north by the city ofÂ Del Mar, to the south byÂ La Jolla, to the east byÂ Interstate 5,Â Carmel Valley,Â Torrey Hills, the Los PeÃ±asquitos Canyon Reserve, andMira Mesa; and to the west byÂ La JollaÂ and theÂ Pacific OceanÂ for a short distance nearTorrey Pines State BeachÂ andÂ Torrey Pines State Park.
42 percent of the community is parks and open spaces, 24 percent is residential, 17 percent is transportation, 15 percent is industrial, 1 percent is schools, and 1 percent is commercial.
Del Mar Terraces and the Del Mar Heights are neighborhoods within this community.
According to January 2006 estimates by theÂ San Diego Association of Governments,Â there were 6,990 people and 2,863 households residing in the neighborhood. The estimated racial makeup was 81.8%Â White, 8.5%Â AsianÂ &Â Pacific Islander, 5.8%Â Hispanic, 2.8% fromÂ other races, 0.9%Â African American, and 0.2%Â American Indian. The median age is 45.7 with 21.3% under the age of 18 and 16% over the age of 65. The estimatedÂ median household incomeÂ was $129,687 ($101,586 adjusted for inflation in 1999 dollars); 29.4% of the community made more than $150,000; 43.6% made between $60,000 and $149,999; and 27.0% made less than $60,000.
The Del Mar Union School District serves two elementary schools in Del Mar Heights neighborhood, Del Mar Hills Academy and Del Mar Heights elementary.