Coronado, Spanish for “the Crowned One,” is the jewel of the San Diego metro area. This quaint and affluent resort city is known for its old style mansions, exquisite dining and sparkly white sand beaches. In fact, the beaches of Coronado are always on Top 10 lists of beaches in the United States. Living in Coronado is the ultimate in privileged lifestyles.
As a younger community where the median age is about 34 years old, Coronado is also a fairly well-educated community with almost 50 percent having a bachelor’s degree and where the median household income of over $90K. Another interesting tidbit about the area to note is that this is an excellent area for single women! For every 100 women, there are 150 men! Ladies, what are you waiting for!
There is so much to do in Coronado. Visitors enjoy the most spectacular beaches and walking down Orange Avenue, Coronado’s main street, to explore the sites and history of Coronado as well as shopping, art galleries and museums. Additionally, there are always events and festivals in town highlighting life here. A must see in Coronado is the world famous Hotel Del Coronado that dates back all the way to 1888. This hotel has housed some of the most famous celebrities, athletes and politicians over the years. When staying in Coronado, it is a treat to head over to Ferry Landing to enjoy lunch or dinner while looking out over the bay toward Seaport Village and downtown San Diego.
Coronado is a very family oriented town with so many activities that revolve around the community. From youth and adult soccer to basketball, karate and more, the townspeople ingrain themselves in area activities. It is worth noting that the speed limit throughout Coronado is 25 miles per hour and is strictly enforced. With the population about 25,000 people, it is easy to see why the residents of Coronado love where they live. In addition to the popular tourist destinations, the United States Navy operates two stations out of Coronado – Naval Air Station North Island which has three air craft carriers and over 230 aircraft housed here; and the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, a training base for Navy SEALS.
Because Coronado is situated on the water, most homes are either waterfront or have beautiful water views. This is a very affluent community and the communities reflect that attribute. Coronado Cays is one of the most prestigious gated communities in the country. Coronado Shores is comprised of luxury condominiums located on Coronado Beach. If developed communities are not your style, Coronado Village is another neighborhood that features diverse architecture in single family homes, mansions and bay front condominiums including The Landings and The Point.
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Coronado is a wonderful town when you want a slower pace or when are ready to settle down or retire. This family oriented community located across the bay from San Diego is a favorite place for Californians and people everywhere. You will enjoy this quaint island community with a luxury feel. Make sure you spend time here so you can see why people long to live in Coronado.