La Jolla is one of the most affluent and sought after communities in the United States. Translated "The Jewel," La Jolla is located 15 minutes from Downtown & San Diego International Airport. La Jolla has a population of around 43,000 people and is the 92037 zip code which is one of the highest home value zips in the nation. La Jolla is also the only community within the city of San Diego that does not use San Diego as part of its address.
The Village of La Jolla is the epicenter for commerce in La Jolla. Prospect Street is lined with upscale boutiques, restauraunts, and hotels. La Jolla Cove is a popular beach at the base of the Village that is a popular spot for snorkeling and SCUBA. Nearby La Jolla Shores beach offers kayakers the opportunity to experience the amazing sea caverns which are the ideal place to spot leopard sharks. Another popular beach in La Jolla is Windansea Beach which is a surfers paradies and the perfect location for anyone looking for great Oceanfront property.
La Jolla is also home to the University of California San Diego (UCSD) as well as many International Biotech Companies. It is also home to the world famous Torrey Pines Golf Course which has played host to several US Opens and is the home of the annual Farmers Insurance Open. La Jolla has an excellent reputation for education. The Public Schools are part of the San Diego Unified School District and include: Bird Rock Elementary School, La Jolla Elementary School, Torrey Pines Elementary School, Muirlands Middle School, & La Jolla High School. La Jolla is also home to many elite private schools such as the prestigous Gillespie School, La Jolla Country Day and The Bishops School.