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Are you looking for a home, condo or apartment for sale in beautiful Oceanside?

If so, you’re in the right place!

There’s a reason Oceanside ranks among the top-rated places to visit, live and work. As one of SoCal’s most idealistic beach towns, Oceanside stands out as a clear contender for those looking to make a move.

What’s to love? Fantastic weather year-round, charming communities and thriving neighborhoods, immaculate beaches complete with a historic pier, and an always-bustling New England Style Harbor.

Even if Oceanside hasn’t made it on your shortlist of places to look for a home or condo for sale, we’re here to perhaps nudge you to reconsider.

In this guide we give you a thorough overview of everything there is to love about this oceanside town, covering everything from work to play.


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Under $100000

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About Oceanside: a brief introduction for those looking to buy

As a coastal city, the area is notable for its palm-lined beachfront properties, shops and marina. Ranking as the third-largest city in San Diego County, the area boasts a population just over 167,000 as of the last (2010) census. Geographically, the town is part of the ‘tri-city’ area, which also includes Carlsbad and Vista. The city, sometimes referred to by the locals as O’Side, has a lot to offer. It is a leading destination for outdoor activities, exploration, entertainment, shopping, and dining.

Oceanside Population and Demographics

If you’ve been searching ‘For Sale Oceanside’, there’s a good chance you’re considering making a purchase in this highly sought after market. If that’s the case, you likely have a few questions about what to expect from your (potential) new neighbors.

The People

Highly diverse, Oceanside is the quintessential melting pot of cultures. With just 65.2% of the population Caucasian, people from all walks of life and ethnicities are welcomed with open arms.

The multicultural community is often described as receptive, peaceful and friendly, welcoming of new arrivals and eager to help bring them into the fold.

Despite its proximity to the ‘big city’ (which is advantageous for work), the area has a small-town vibe that many find is a nice change of pace.

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The Weather in Oceanside

Hate the cold? You’ll love it here! The ‘winter’ months (if they can even be called that) tend to be cooler, as expected, but rarely ever fall below 38 degrees. By contrast, summers tend to have low precipitation, and clear pleasant weather for enjoying the outdoors. On average, Oceanside sees temperatures between 45-76 degrees, with a few outliers above 83 or below 38. As for the most pleasant months of the year, June through October is your best bet.

Living Costs for Oceanside Buyers

Unless you happen to be a trust fund baby, a lottery winner or the lucky recipient of an inheritance from a rich uncle, the cost of living is something you’re likely curious about. We all know certain areas in California can get quite expensive…so how does Oceanside stack up?

Breakdown of Costs As Compared to the National Average:

  • Health: 11% LOWER (woo!)
  • Housing: 133% higher (make rent vs buying more appealing)
  • Utilities: 0.5% higher
  • Grocery: 8.3% higher
  • Transportation: 12% higher
  • : 4.2% higher.
Overall that puts the cost of living in Oceanside at about 47% more expensive than the national average across the USA.


Turns out, the median income levels for Oceanside and surrounding areas are also quite a bit higher than the national average, making the increased cost of living a virtual wash/push when you start crunching the numbers.

Oceanside Neighborhoods to Consider When Searching “For Sale” Listings

If you’re looking to buy in the city, you have several distinct neighbourhoods to choose from, including:

  • La Mision Village
  • East Side Capistrano
  • San Luis Rey
  • Fire Mountain
  • Dixie Village
  • Canyon Vista
  • Mira Costa
  • Pelican Cove
  • And others…

What About Schools and Education?

The area has a thriving and well-ranked educational system, with several distinct districts within the greater Oceanside community.

Oceanside Public School Districts Include:

  • Oceanside Unified School District
  • Union School District
  • Carlsbad Unified School District
  • Vista Unified School District

When combined, the districts consist of 24 individual schools, which includes two high schools as well as three separate charter schools.

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Jobs and Employment in Oceanside

Oftentimes, buying a home in a new city is just one of major life changes happening in your life. Many move to the Oceanside area for work. With that said, let’s take a quick look at the job market in Oceanside.

Job Opportunities and Growth

If we eliminate the COVID-skewed data from 2020 (which made most cities in the USA look like ghost towns), we see that the unemployment rate in Oceanside is close to that of the national average.

The area’s job market is projected to grow at rate of 32.6% over the next ten years, offering ample job and career opportunities for new and current residents alike.

Median Household Income

What can you expect to earn at these jobs? Of course, this varies widely based on your chosen career path and experience, but the median income per household in Oceanside is almost $73,000, markedly higher than the national average of just $53,000 and change.

Major Employers in the Area Include:

  • City of Oceanside
  • Tri-City Medical Center
  • Genetech
  • Ocean’s Eleven Casino
  • Mira Costa College
  • Select Staffing
  • Milagro Ranch

What’s There to Do in Oceanside?

Plenty! No matter what you’re into, chances are that O’Side has something you’ll enjoy. Beach lounging and swimming, an energetic nightlife and a host of outdoor activities and cultural attractions are just a few of your options.

Here are a Few Favorites to Get you Started:

  • Oceanside Pier
  • Oceanside Sunset Market
  • Mission San Louis Rey (museum)
  • Harbor Beach
  • Oceanside Museum of Art
  • California Surf Museum
  • Oceanside Farmer’s Market
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Where to Whet Your Palate and Fill Your Belly in Oceanside

There’s no shortage of restaurants, cafés and bars in Oceanside. If you’re in town and hungry/thirsty, we suggest checking out the following…

  • Rockin’ Baja Lobster
  • Hello Betty
  • Beach Break Café
  • Mary’s Family Restaurant
  • Dominic’s Italian Restaurant
  • Jolly Roger Restaurant
  • Local Tap House
  • 333 Pacific