Oceanside

Oceanside is known for its beautiful beaches, historical landmarks, and a distinct Southern California surf culture. The city is home to several world-renowned surf spots, including Oceanside Pier, Harbor Beach, and Buccaneer Beach. Oceanside is also home to a number of art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants.

Oceanside is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. It is located on the Pacific coast, approximately 35 miles north of downtown San Diego. The population was 174,068 at the 2020 census. 

Oceanside is known for its beautiful beaches, historical landmarks, and a distinct Southern California surf culture. The city is home to several world-renowned surf spots, including Oceanside Pier, Harbor Beach, and Buccaneer Beach. Oceanside is also home to a number of art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants.

Some of the most popular things to do in Oceanside include:

  • Visit the Oceanside Pier: The Oceanside Pier is a historic pier that offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
  • Surf: Oceanside is a world-renowned surfing destination. There are waves for all levels of surfers, from beginners to experts.
  • Visit the California Surf Museum: The California Surf Museum is a museum that tells the history of surfing in California.
  • Hike in the San Luis Rey River Trail: The San Luis Rey River Trail is a beautiful trail that winds through the San Luis Rey River Valley.
  • Visit the Mission San Luis Rey de Francia: Mission San Luis Rey de Francia is a Spanish mission that was founded in 1798.
  • Relax on the beach: Oceanside has some of the most beautiful beaches in California. Spend a day swimming, sunbathing, or surfing.
  • Relax on the beach: Oceanside has some of the most beautiful beaches in California. Spend a day swimming, sunbathing, or surfing.

Oceanside is a great place to visit if you are looking for a relaxing beach vacation or a fun day of surfing and sightseeing. The city is also a great place to live if you are looking for a vibrant community with a laid-back lifestyle.

Overview for Oceanside, CA

174,461 people live in Oceanside, where the median age is 37.1 and the average individual income is $37,366. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

174,461

Total Population

37.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,366

Average individual Income

Around Oceanside, CA

There's plenty to do around Oceanside, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

25
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
16
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
29
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including M&M Soft Serve Ice Cream Truck , Oceanside Jiu Jitsu, and Denetrabfit.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.59 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.66 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.64 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.95 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.02 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.43 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Oceanside, CA

Oceanside has 60,838 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Oceanside do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 174,461 people call Oceanside home. The population density is 4,227.28 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

174,461

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.1

Median Age

49.86 / 50.14%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
60,838

Total Households

2.86

Average Household Size

$37,366

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Oceanside, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Oceanside. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Oceanside Adventist Elementary
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Montessori School Of Oceanside # 2
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Childtime Children's Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Montessori School Of Oceanside
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Teri Learning Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
St Mary Star Of The Sea School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Coastal Academy Charter
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Scholarship Prep - Oceanside
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Palmquist Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
T.H.E Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
South Oceanside Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Christa McAuliffe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Oceanside Unified School District Adult Transition Program
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Pablo Tac School of the Arts
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Mission Meadows Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Bonsall West Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Louise Foussat Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Martin Luther King Junior Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Surfside High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Alamosa Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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