Upper Hermosa

Looking to buy in Upper Hermosa? Perched high on the hill, Upper Hermosa is one of the best neighborhoods in all La Jolla if you are looking for a home with a water view.

Welcome to Upper Hermosa

Upper Hermosa, nestled east of La Jolla Boulevard and known for its elevated terrain, stands as a prestigious neighborhood in Southern California. This area's elevation not only offers many properties spectacular ocean views but also provides unique access to outdoor activities, including the start of the La Jolla Bike Path, accessed directly from Upper Hermosa.

The architecture in Upper Hermosa spans from modern innovations to timeless traditional designs, each home reflecting a blend of sophistication and quality. These properties feature luxurious finishes, spacious interiors, and contemporary conveniences, appealing to those with a taste for elegance and comfort.

The neighborhood's elevated position affords residents breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, adding to the allure of living in Upper Hermosa. This elevated perspective creates a tranquil and scenic living environment, where ocean vistas are a daily luxury.

Upper Hermosa's serene setting is enhanced by its proximity to the La Jolla Bike Path, offering residents a unique opportunity for outdoor recreation right at their doorstep. This feature is particularly appealing to those who enjoy an active and outdoors-oriented lifestyle.

The area is also favored by families due to its access to esteemed educational institutions like La Jolla Elementary and The Bishop’s School, and its closeness to parks and recreational areas, further enhancing the neighborhood's appeal.

Overall, Upper Hermosa, with its combination of elevated views, luxurious homes, and direct access to the La Jolla Bike Path, represents an ideal blend of natural beauty, active living, and upscale comfort, making it a top choice for those seeking a distinguished lifestyle in La Jolla.


Upper Hermosa Real Estate Agents

Are you considering purchasing a home in Upper Hermosa? This distinguished neighborhood, known for its elevated terrain and access to the La Jolla Bike Path, offers a unique and prestigious real estate market. Our team of local Upper Hermosa real estate agents is ready to guide you through the unique aspects of this exceptional property market. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated support, deep market knowledge, and customized strategies suited to your individual needs. As skilled negotiators and experienced real estate professionals, we are committed to supporting you through each step of your home-buying journey. Contact the La Jolla Property Group today to discover Upper Hermosa's exclusive offerings and receive comprehensive insights with our detailed real estate market reports.

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Overview for Upper Hermosa, CA

610 people live in Upper Hermosa, where the median age is 47 and the average individual income is $100,945. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

47 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Upper Hermosa, CA

Upper Hermosa has 189 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Upper Hermosa do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 610 people call Upper Hermosa home. The population density is 16,183.951 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.79 / 47.21%

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