People who are sports oriented should look to the city of Santee for a possible dream home destination. Santee, located in the East County region of San Diego, is close to the ocean, has a lot of trails to hike and is home to a major sports complex as well as a number of parks.
The population of Santee is 57,376. Most of those living there are young professionals and young families. It is more politically neutral than some of the other neighborhoods around San Diego with most residents listing themselves as moderate in political ideology.
Those looking for homes will notice those in Santee are priced lower than other areas of the region. The median home value is $547,200 and the median rent is $2,293. Sixty-nine percent of residents own their homes.
The median household income is $81,430, well above the national average of $55,322.
Santee’s history goes back to the Kumeyaay tribe. They founded the village named Sinyeweche along the San Diego River where Santee is located today. The town is named after Milton Santee. He was the second husband of Jennie Blodgett, who had already established a name for herself as the wife of a well-known San Diego businessman named George Cowles.
Modern Santee is growing and added almost 5,000 residents from 2010 to 2017. It has upscale housing, shopping centers and a major corporate business park.View More