The earliest inhabitants in the area were native tribes living along Carmel Creek. Lands in the area belonged to the Spanish, then Mexico and finally the U.S. But, the history of the community is quite recent. The name Carmel Valley was derived from the Carmelite Sisters of Mercy who had a dairy farm and monastery in the area in the early 1900s. The community was formed in February of 1975, by the city of San Diego, with the name of North City West. Construction began in 1983 and the name Carmel Valley was readopted and made official in the early 1990s. Today it is a thriving community with everything a resident can need right there in the community.
The beautiful community of Carmel Valley tries to offer not just housing, but homes in every sense of the word.
According to 2006 estimates from the San Diego County Assessor’s Office, Carmel Valley was home to 42,047 residents. The community is an affluent one with a median household income of $120,886. Many residents work outside the community in the Greater San Diego area. But the community also has a diverse economic base of its own with the several different companies having offices in the neighborhood including, but not limited to US Bank, Scripps Health, Pillsbury, The Allen Group, ICW Group Insurance Companies and Neurocrine Biosciences. Public education for students in Carmel Valley is overseen by three school districts, Solana Beach School District, Del Mar Union School District and San Dieguito Union High School District.
The beautiful community of Carmel Valley tries to offer not just housing, but homes in every sense of the word. The neighborhoods welcome new residents with quiet streets, open green spaces and elegant housing. Opportunities for healthy outdoor activities surround you with concerts in the park and nearby beaches and golf courses. Housing in the community consists of luxury homes, condominiums and upscale apartments. Local real estate agents are best equipped to help you find the perfect home for you and yours in stunning Carmel Valley. Read less –
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