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La Costa Valley

Welcome to La Costa Valley

Exploring the sophistication of La Costa Valley

Welcome to La Costa Valley, a picturesque neighborhood in the heart of Carlsbad. This vibrant community seamlessly blends luxurious living with a family-friendly atmosphere, creating an ideal environment for those seeking an elevated yet welcoming lifestyle. In this article, we'll delve into the captivating aspects of La Costa Valley, making it a sought-after destination for residents and real estate enthusiasts.
Tucked in the vibrant heart of a picturesque locale, La Costa Valley is an emblem of refined living in a serene and harmonious neighborhood. This affluent community epitomizes elegance with its vast expanse of upscale homes, conveniently nestled near the high-end shopping district of The Forum Carlsbad and the luxurious Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. The neighborhood's beauty is accentuated by its premium positioning near prestigious schools, including La Costa Canyon High School, Diegueno Middle School, and El Camino Creek Elementary.

What to Love

  • Premier school district: La Costa Valley boasts top-rated schools, making it an ideal choice for families seeking quality education for their children.
  • Serene community atmosphere: Experience the warmth of a safe and family-friendly neighborhood, embraced by a community ambiance and an exclusive association swimming pool.
  • Access to luxury amenities: Enjoy upscale shopping experiences at The Forum Carlsbad and rejuvenate in lavish tranquility at the exquisite Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.

Local Lifestyle

La Costa Valley encapsulates the epitome of an affluent and welcoming community lifestyle. The residents here revel in a delightful blend of sophistication and relaxation, characterized by the surrounding verdant landscapes and a network of walking and hiking trails. This exquisite community hub is designed to offer a serene and active lifestyle, complemented by exceptional schooling opportunities and the ease of access to high-end shopping destinations.
Indeed, La Costa Valley is renowned for its splendid surroundings, epitomizing the Southern California dream. Immaculate landscapes, gently rolling hills, and green spaces contribute to the neighborhood's serene ambiance, providing residents ample opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Its proximity to pristine beaches adds to the allure, offering endless chances to bask in the sun, partake in water activities, or take strolls along the coastline. Whether you're seeking a spacious family home or a tranquil retreat, La Costa Valley has something for everyone, making it a top choice for those looking to invest in real estate in the area.

Dining and Entertainment

Discover the chic offerings at La Costa Town Square and relish the convenience of a luxurious retail and dining experience. The neighborhood is only moments away from the upscale The Forum Carlsbad and the renowned Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, where one can indulge in fine dining and relaxation.

Things to Do

With its proximity to various parks, trails, beaches, and mountains, La Costa Valley residents can immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the region. Nearby attractions like Batiquitos Lagoon offer tranquil nature walks and wildlife observation. For more extensive hiking, the Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve is a short drive away, featuring miles of scenic trails. 
Residents can enjoy the pristine Carlsbad State Beach for sun-soaked days and water sports. The nearby Cuyamaca and Laguna Mountains provide breathtaking vistas and enchanting hiking opportunities. La Costa Valley offers a diverse range of outdoor experiences, catering to various interests and providing the perfect backdrop for outdoor exploration and enjoyment.


Families looking for excellent schooling options will find an array of highly regarded educational institutions in the vicinity, including La Costa Canyon High School, Diegueno Middle School, and El Camino Creek Elementary, all contributing to the commendable appeal of the neighborhood.

Overview for La Costa Valley, CA

2,897 people live in La Costa Valley, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $73,207. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

46 years

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Around La Costa Valley, CA

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Freedom Rave Wear, The Sk8 Coach, and UpShot Archery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.49 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.96 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.26 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.64 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for La Costa Valley, CA

La Costa Valley has 991 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in La Costa Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,897 people call La Costa Valley home. The population density is 6,478.053 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

50.22 / 49.78%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in La Costa Valley, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby La Costa Valley. 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.
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La Costa Valley Preschool & Kindergarten
PreK - K
No rating available
El Camino Creek Elementary
K - 6th

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