National City, California is located only 5 miles southeast of San Diego and 10 miles north of the Mexico border. The city is bordered by the Pacific Ocean (to the west), Chula Vista (to the south) and Lincoln Borders (to the east). The second oldest city in San Diego County, National City boasts affordable housing and great ocean views.
In 2018 the median sales price of National City single family homes was $437,000 (the low sales price was $220,000, and the high sales price was $662,025). And for condos the median sales price was $309,000 (low sales price was $160,750 and the high sales price was $455,000).
National City’s port area extends three miles along San Diego Bay and is part of the largest U.S. Navy installation on the West Coast. Numerous working waterfront businesses are located in National City, including Knight and Carver Yacht Center. The Port of San Diego Ship Repair Association has 16 member companies in National City employing some 600 people.
Downtown National City has recently undergone beautification, with trees, flowers and landscaping added from one end of the city to the other. Plans for multiple high-rise condominium buildings are underway, offering ocean views and contemporary urban living including retail stores and underground parking. Centro is the first high-rise development to break ground downtown; other projects will include Harbor View, Library Village, Marinus, and Park Village. Also coming soon are an Aquatic Center and Pier Marina 32 adjacent to Pepper Park plus a three star hotel.