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Leucadia Neighborhood Guide


Leucadia is a neighborhood in northern Encinitas, known for its secluded surf beaches, laid-back organic vibe, and beautiful weather. This beach town has plenty of well-regarded yoga studios − the story goes that it was founded by English spiritualists, so perhaps that explains its free-spirited reputation.

The community is built on a series of cliffs overlooking the ocean, and you have to climb down a series of steps to reach the surfing spots. That doesn’t stop surfers from spending time here − the best-known beaches are Beacon’s, Grandview, and Stone Steps. If you’re tired of crowded, touristy beaches then Leucadia might be the place for you.

Real estate here is a mix of detached single-family homes, townhouses, compounds, and apartments, with some mobile homes thrown in. The main street is the North Coast Highway 101, which features an eclectic selection of small shops and restaurants. Neptune Avenue runs along the seaside bluffs and contains some of the most desirable properties, with fantastic ocean views and easy beach access. Each house has its own character, just like this charming seaside town.

Properties for Sale in Leucadia


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Things to Do in Leucadia


Cal Pacific Orchid Farm

Farms

1122 Orpheus Ave
Encinitas, CA 92024

Leucadia Farmers Market

Flea & Street Markets

185 Union St
Encinitas, CA 92024

Weidner's Gardens

Nature & Parks

695 Normandy Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024

Top Restaurants in Leucadia


Le Papagayo

Tapas/Small Plates

1002 N Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 944-8252

1604 N Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 942-8981

The Regal Seagull

American (New)

996 N Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 479-2337

Leucadia Demographics


Details:

Median household income: $99,604
Median contract rent: $1,860
Median single family home price: $854,397
Median resident age: 42.1

Average estimated property values in 2015

Detached houses: $ 1,079,786
Townhouses or other attached units: $ 682,624
2-unit structures: $ 881,807
3-to-4-unit structures: $ 622,749
5-or-more-unit structures: $ 755,653
Mobile homes: $ 136,026

Population Breakdown:

  • Male: 49.2%
  • Female: 50.8%
  • African American: 0.5%
  • American Indian: 0.2%
  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Caucasian: 89.0%
  • Mixed race: 2.4%
  • Native Hawaiian: 0.1%
  • Other race: 2.6%

Schools in Leucadia


Diegueno Middle School

Grades 7-8

2150 Village Park Way
Encinitas, CA 92024

Flora Vista Elementary School

Grades K-6

1690 Wandering Road
Encinitas, CA 92024

Sunset High School

Grades 9-12

684 Requeza Street
Encinitas, CA 92024