Santee is a San Diego suburb that is being bisected by the San Diego River. It is popular for outdoor activity areas like Santee Lakes, and rock climbing destination, Santee Boulders.

Santee, California’s town center. (Photo Credits)

This 16.5 square mile city is ethnically diverse across its more than a dozen neighborhoods. Its official website further describes the city and its amenities.

“For malt beverage connoisseurs, the city is home to a cluster of award-winning  micro-breweries. Our sunny climate is ideal for hiking, mountain biking or picnicking in a local park. If you need a place to cool off, the Santee Aquatics Center and Cameron Family YMCA offers a refreshing respite. There are many options for those on a budget, including: (1) Free concerts at Town Center Community Park on Thursdays in the summer; (2) Great family hiking or biking along the Walker Preserve Trail.” The continuation can be found here.

Houses in Santee

Living in Santee

Community information website says that the average Santee household is in the upper middle income group when compared to the rest of the country. This however does not mean that there are no low-income family living in the area, as there are also families that are considered low income living within the said city.

“The people who call Santee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Santee residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Santee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Santee include Irish, English, Italian, and French “

The original web post can be found here.

Property Report Santee

Neighborhood livability website AreaVibes has mentioned that Santee’s positive traits as a community includes great amenities, lower crime rate compared to the rest of the country, and sunny weather.

Prices of properties in the area, according to AreaVibes is more affordable when compared to the rest of the properties within the whole California.

“Generally, real estate in the Santee, CA area is more affordable in California, as the median price of a home in Santee, CA is $363,000, which is 11% lower than the California average. The median rental price in Santee, CA is $1,467. This is 13% higher than the average rental price in California. Home owners comprise 70.0% of the population of Santee, CA, where an average of 2.8 people live in each home. Various real estate options from luxurious homes to affordable condos and urban townhomes are available in Santee, CA.” Read more here.

Santee is indeed a good neighborhood to invest in, in terms of real property.

Chris Buys Homes


La Mesa

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