Del Mar Tourism, California

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Del Mar is a beach city in San Diego County, California. The population was estimated at 4,311 in 2014, up from 4,161 at the 2010 census. The Del Mar Horse Races are hosted on the Del Mar racetrack every summer. Del Mar is Spanish for "of the sea" or "by the sea", because it is located on the Pacific Ocean. In 1885, Colonel Jacob Taylor purchased 338 acres (1.37 km2) from Enoch Talbert, with visions of building a seaside resort for the rich and famous. The United States Navy operated a Naval Auxiliary Air Facility for blimps at Del Mar during World War II. In 1966, winners of a KHJ radio station contest rode with members of The Monkees band on a train from Del Mar, which had been renamed 'Clarksville' for the day by the town's mayor.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Del Mar, which is a city in United States. After your splendid visit to Del Mar, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Los Angeles. Take a short trip from Del Mar and set some time aside to explore the Los Angeles. Dotted with places like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Del Mar.

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Facts and Stats for Del Mar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Del Mar

    Know the pollution level of Del Mar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.83 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 57.89 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.59 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.94 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.16 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.38 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.39 (Low)
  • Del Mar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Del Mar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Del Mar.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.1 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.7 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.01 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.45 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.29 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 27.13 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.95 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.8 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.1 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.83 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.46 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.98 (Moderate)
  • Living in Del Mar - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Del Mar is 198.31 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.52 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.16 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.87 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.83 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.76 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.15 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.82 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 145.49 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Del Mar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Del Mar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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