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Living in Lakeside, California

History of Lakeside

Located at the western foothills of the Cuyamaca Mountains on the San Diego River, it was when 6,600 acres of the Rancho El Cajon land grant was purchased by the El Cajon Valley Land Company in 1886 and named it Lakeside after Lindo Lake which is located near the Town Center. Lakeside was immediately promoted as a town then the company built an 80-room Victorian-style inn, the Lakeside Hotel. 

Facts About Lakeside:

Neighborhood & Real Estate Costs

The city of Lakeside has a population of 21,488 people in a moderately-sized city. It boasts great neighborhoods and lets people experience small town living. It is only less than 30 mins away from San Diego County so people living here can easily make a trip. 

Lakeside Neighborhood:

The average cost for a median home in Lakeside, CA is $543,100, it is more expensive than 46.8% of the neighborhoods in California. The housing market is very competitive in Lakeside with listed homes getting multiple offers and being sold in just a few days in the market after listing. Click here for more information on the cost to build a custom home or the cost to build an accessory dwelling unit in Lakeside, CA. In addition to the neighborhoods below you can check this link for the complete listing of neighborhoods in Lakeside. 

Places to Grocery Shop:

In Lakeside, you have different options when it comes to buying groceries for your household or shops to get stuff for your homes. Just a couple options in Lakeside are:




Even with the moderately sized town of Lakeside it has churches for all religions, so no matter what your beliefs are, there’s a place for your worship. Below are just a few churches in Lakeside:

Health & Safety

Important Information:

Crime Rates:

The Lakeside crime rate is ranked as F. The total crime is 32% higher than the national average with violent crime rating 38% above the national average. 

Chances of Being Victim to Crime in Lakeside:

Sex Offenders in Lakeside:

The sex offender list for Lakeside is low compared to California average. The ratio of individuals is 1 (sex offender) to 332 people living in Lakeside. The California ratio is 1 to 720 people, which is a bit lower. If you would like to view the sex offenders that could possibly or potentially live next to you view here.

Schools in Lakeside


There are a total of 13 public schools in Lakeside that you can enroll your kids to. 

Here’s to name a few Public Schools in Lakeside:


You can also consider Lakeside Private Schools as a great option for also enrolling your kids to. There are 4 private schools that serve the area with 598 students. To view reviews, ratings and more to compare the private schools in Lakeside click here

Home Schools:

Another option for you is to have our children get their education through homeschooling.  There are plenty of resources for you for locations within Lakeside! Below are some schools that offer homeschooling and for groups in Lakeside you can view more here

Things to Do in Lakeside


The Lakeside weather is summer that is short, hot, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are long, cool, and partly cloudy, with this weather there’s always something to do in here. It has great places to visit and areas to explore.

Things to Do Outdoors in Lakeside:

Health & Fitness

Are you someone who loves staying fit and healthy? If you want to maintain and achieve great health, there are places in Lakeside you can go to and achieve a healthy mind and body.

Health & Fitness in Lakeside:


There is a place to explore for kids too in Lakeside and here are some of the things your kids will enjoy.

Things to Do with Children in Lakeside:


There are a lot of restaurants you can go to in Lakeside that offer different cuisines, its ambiance is a great place to celebrate different milestones for family and friends. 

Restaurants in Lakeside:

What People Say About Freeman's Construction Inc
I have worked for Freeman’s Construction off and on over the past 10 years and the quality of home that this business produces made me proud to work for them. Even more so is the quality of people that run it. It is run with integrity and excellence, people who are willing to do the right thing even if it costs them. They have great skill in being able to work directly with the customer to make their vision become a reality.

Freeman’s Construction Inc. has been building custom homes, accessory dwelling units, and completing whole house remodeling projects in San Diego County for over 39 years. To schedule a project consultation please call us today at 760-788-6846 or fill out a request form here.

Areas We Serve:

Ramona, CA |Poway, CA | Escondido, CA | Julian, CA | San Marcos, CA |San Diego, CA | Rancho Santa Fe, CA | Lakeside, CA| Rancho Bernardo, CA | Scripps Ranch | Carmel Mountain Ranch | 4 S Ranch | Carlsbad, CA

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