Carmel Valley (92130)

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92130 is a San Diego zip code in the North San Diego Inland area. One of the relatively newer neighborhoods of the City of San Diego, formed in 1975, Carmel Valley is located in the northwestern corner of San Diego. Originally named Carmel Valley after the Carmelite Sisters of Mercy who ran a monastery and dairy farm in the area around 1905, the city was renamed North City West in 1974, then changed back to Carmel Valley in the early 1990s.

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Carmel Valley has quickly become one of the most desirable addresses in the area. Carmel Valley real estate ranges from luxury, private gated properties to single family homes, townhomes and condos, with gorgeous homes that are set in desirable neighborhoods; some nestled in the hills with magnificent views of the ocean. Carmel Valley serves as a sanctuary for its residents, who enjoy a coastal California lifestyle including hiking and biking trails. Most homes are a short drive to the beaches of La Jolla and Del Mar; the famous Torrey Pines Golf Course and the Torrey Pines State Reserve.

Carmel Valley is the shopping and entertainment center for Central County providing recreation for all ages. Carmel Valley is also an ideal home for anyone working in the nearby business hub of Sorrento Valley and commuters will find a happy home in Carmel Valley as the boulevard provides simple access to the 5 and the 15 freeways. While many people in the area are now referring to the entire 92130 zip code as Carmel Valley, the actual boundaries of the community remain unchanged from the original community plan.

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The remainder of the 92130 zip code is filled by the surrounding communities of Del Mar Mesa, Pacific Highlands Ranch, and Torrey Hills. Torrey Highlands, the easternmost section of Del Mar Mesa, is considered to be a part of Carmel Valley and the boundary between Carmel Valley and Rancho Peñasquitos.

Carmel Valley, California

Historical population


Most noteworthy, San Diego’s Regional Planning Agency reported in 2010 around 48,940 people in the 92130 zip code living in around 18,272 households.

Especially relevant was the average home sold price in 92130 which was $1,345,077 at the end of 2018. This includes all residential sales including single family residences, condos, and town-homes.

These numbers are due to the time frame (January 2016 to December 2018) used for the zip code 92130, which is the result of 1,883 total sold listings that were calculated. 


The borders of the 92130 zip code are essentially east of Interstate 5 to northern edge of Sorrento Valley Boulevard and San Dieguito Road to edge of Carmel Valley Road.

Carmel Valley Schools

92130 is part of multiple school districts.

Elementary Schools In San Diego County

Elementary schools

- Ashley Falls Elementary (Del Mar Union School District) - Carmel Creek Elementary (Solana Beach School District) - Carmel Del Mar Elementary (Del Mar Union School District) - Ocean Air Elementary (Del Mar Union School District) - Sage Canyon Elementary (Del Mar Union School District) - Solana Highlands Elementary (Solana Beach School District) - Solana Pacific Elementary (Solana Beach School District) - Solana Ranch Elementary (Solana Beach School District) - Sycamore Ridge Elementary (Del Mar Union School District); actually in Pacific Highlands Ranch - Torrey Hills Elementary (Del Mar Union School District); actually in Torrey Hills

Middle Schools In San Diego County

Middle schools

- Carmel Valley Middle School (San Dieguito Union High School District)
- Pacific Trails Middle School (San Dieguito Union High School District)

High Schools In San Diego County

High schools

- Torrey Pines High School (San Dieguito Union High School District)
- Canyon Crest Academy (San Dieguito Union High School District)

Private schools

- Notre Dame Academy (Roman Catholic) - Del Mar Pines School (Private) - San Diego Jewish Academy (Jewish) - Cathedral Catholic High School (Catholic) - Del Mar Pines School (private, nonsectarian)

92130 Area Healthcare Services

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Lindora Clinic (in Rite Aid)

Vons Pharmacy

Kaiser Permanente

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Furthermore, are you looking for Carmel Valley homes for sale? Let me know and I can search our local listings database (SDMLS) for access to listings in the 92130 zip code and surrounding areas. Whether you want to buy or sell Carmel Valley real estate, you will find a wide variety of resources available on this website.

A Quick Breakdown On Carmel Valley Real Estate (92130)

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Carmel Valley Real Estate (92130)

Not to be confused with the Carmel Valley located in Northern California wine country, San Diego’s Carmel Valley real estate features convenient access to nearly everything in San Diego. With a majority of Carmel Valley real estate located near Del Mar and Torrey Pines beaches and just twenty minutes north of downtown San Diego, residents of Carmel Valley enjoy more cultural spots, more entertainment, more shopping and more jobs – all in one convenient spot.

While Carmel Valley has no set school district, students in the area have their pick of some of the best schools in the country to attend. Carmel Valley homes for sale are typically middle class to upper-middle class, with a wide variety of condos, townhomes and single-family homes to choose from. While founded in 1975, construction actually didn’t start until 1983, so new home construction on prime Carmel Valley real estate still continues today. Most of our Carmel Valley homes for sale are well-situated, with convenient access to shopping, entertainment, and jobs.

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Torrey Hills Real Estate (92130)

Torrey Hills is located just south of the 56 and east of Interstate 5. It is neighbored by communities such as Carmel Valley and Mira Mesa. Torrey Hills, which was originally called Sorrento Hills, borders the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, providing residents with the level of natural beauty synonymous with Southern California. Located just minutes from Torrey Pines State Park and the Del Mar Fairgrounds, residents of Torrey Hills always have options to explore when looking to enjoy the beauty of San Diego County.

Made up of a handful of neighborhoods and apartment buildings, Torrey Hills is also central to a variety of large corporations, making it perfect for those who work in the Mira Mesa and Sorrento Valley area. Torrey Hills real estate primarily consists of single-family homes in beautifully developed and landscaped neighborhoods. Some of the subdivisions of this quaint community include Montecito, Sea Country, The Shores, Sausalito, and Vantage Point. The rest of this community is surrounded by corporate parks and apartment complexes.

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Torrey Hills real estate is perfect for those who work in Sorrento Valley, Mira Mesa, or Carlsbad and are looking to shorten their daily commute, while still living in a beautiful area. Though not directly near restaurants and shopping centers, Torrey Hills provides residents with easy access to the highway, making a trip north to the Carlsbad outlets, or west to the shores of Del Mar, just a few minutes. Take a look at all this community provides and Jeremy Root, your Torrey Hills Realtor and real estate professional can help you decide if Torrey Hills is right for you.

Pacific Highlands Ranch Real Estate (92130)

The majority of the community is being developed in this area and the majority of the community has been developed in the 2000’s. Pacific Highlands Ranch is located in the northwestern portion of the 92130 zip code and encompasses approximately 2,652 acres of predominately undeveloped land. has a lot of information for Pacific Highlands real estate and Pacific Highlands homes for sale. Feel free to take a look around.

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The convenient location of Torrey Hills, Pacific Highlands and Carmel Valley provides residents who work in one of the many corporate parks a quick commute as well as a short drive to Torrey Pines and Del Mar. Torrey Hills is surrounded by natural beauty, as its southern border is made up by the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, which provides residents with breathtaking vistas. 92130 homes for sale are in high demand and after you take a day to explore one of the many neighborhoods within this community, you will easily see why Carmel Valley is an ideal place to live.

If you are looking for a Carmel Valley Realtor, choose Jeremy Root! As Carmel Valley real estate expert, he is your real estate agent, He can assist you with all of your home buying and selling needs. In addition, he can provide you with access to the local listings database and offer our experience and knowledge to make the home buying or selling process easier for you and your family. Contact Jeremy today to get the ball rolling!

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Source: Wikipedia, Sandicor, SANDAG, AFF

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