Every year, countless visitors flock to La Jolla for the experience. They want to stand on the sandy shores of La Jolla Cove, visit the Birch Aquarium, window shop along Girard Avenue and watch a performance at La Jolla Playhouse. People travel from all over to experience the beautiful weather, great food and vibrant culture that La Jolla is known throughout the country for.
Those aspects of La Jolla are but a few that make it an incredible place to live. There is so much more to life in La Jolla and people are noticing.
La Jolla receives national recognition for its other characteristics just as often as it does for its natural beauty and noteworthy attractions. This is one of the reasons why La Jolla real estate is so valuable.
La Jolla is a global leader in education
Students at UC San Diego can rest assured that they are getting extraordinary educations. The university tied with UC Irvine for #9 on the U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "Top Public Schools" list. UC San Diego also ranked #19 on the global list, making its position as a global education leader known to the world.
La Jolla is a great place to work
Even in beautiful places like La Jolla, life consists of both work and play. Given that, La Jolla employers are earning national honors for their efforts to make workplaces better places. Scripps Health was recently named one of the nation’s "100 Best Workplaces for Women" by Fortune magazine. This is the third honor bestowed upon Scripps this year for developing a stellar work environment for women. Other honors include being named one of the "2015 Working Mother 100 Best Companies" and one of the "Top 10 Nonprofit Companies for Executive Women" by the National Association of Female Executives.
La Jolla’s medical providers are top-notch
Scripps is not only a great place for women to work, but also a fine place for patients to receive care. This year, U.S. News & World Report ranked both Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital as top medical providers in the nation in eight separate categories.
La Jolla is part of a 'smart' movement
The greater area surrounding La Jolla is also garnering attention for its efforts to make the future a better place through smart design. National Geographic ran an entire show about San Diego being one of the "World’s Smart Cities." Phenomenal cities from all over the globe are showcased in the television series, but San Diego was the only American city to earn the distinction.
When choosing a place to call home, one has to consider numerous factors, including aesthetics, and delve deeper than the material published in travel guides. Culture, environment and day-to-day affairs, such as employment, medical care and education, are all important factors. La Jolla is truly an incredible place to live because it's a standout in all of these areas. The is one of the many reasons why homes in La Jolla are so sought after.