National City is a suburb in South Bay, San Diego with a population of 60,715. The city has a rich history stretching back centuries and the area is home to a diverse and vibrant community.
When it comes to making a living in the area, the main employers are the local hospital and the two local school districts for elementary and high school students. Locals choose to either work locally or commute to their place of work, and the median income across the city is $41,437.
National City is home to a number of tourist attractions including The National City Mile of Cars, which was one of the worlds first “auto malls”. Another famous attraction is the city’s three-mile port area which is situated along the San Diego Bay. This area, which is part of the Naval Base of San Diego is the largest U.S. Naval base on the west coast. These attractions can all be easily reached by residents, and in 2012, National City was honored as the most walkable city in San Diego County.
For residents, the city has an urban suburban mix feel and the majority of them rent their homes rather than buy. For those who do decide to buy, the median home value for the city sits at $290,500. Those who have moved to the area comment on the vibrant, liberal community and the many great facilities and restaurants on offer to residents. Find out more about National City here: https://www.nationalcityca.gov/home.