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Rancho Santa Fe, CA

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History of Rancho Santa Fe

Formerly known as Rancho San Dieguito, its history started in 1906 as a eucalyptus farm of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, in 1921 it began to morph into the exclusive homeland of the rich and powerful it is known as today. It was in 1928 that Rancho Santa Fe was established as a county residential community with an emphasis on agriculture and on preserving the rural landscapes.

Neighborhood & Real Estate Costs

Rancho Santa Fe is just a small town and has a population of 3,237 people.  Rancho Santa Fe is the 577th largest community in California.

Rancho Santa Fe home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Rancho Santa Fe real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Rancho Sante Fe Neighborhood:

The average cost for a median home in Rancho Santa Fe is $2,670,000. The housing market is somewhat competitive in Rancho Santa Fe with an increase in market value of 2.2% every year Homes being sold in just a few days in the market after listing and given multiple offers. Click here for more information on the cost to build a custom home or the cost to build an accessory dwelling unit in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. In addition to the neighborhoods below you can check this link for the complete listing of neighborhoods in Rancho Santa Fe.

Places to Grocery Shop:

Although Rancho Santa Fe is a small town you still have different options when it comes to shopping for groceries to fill your pantry or just simply go out and shop for other stuff. Just a couple options in Rancho Santa Fe are:


With the town size of Rancho Santa Fe, it still prioritizes its residents by having churches around the area so whatever your religion is, you will still have a place of worship nearby. Below are just a few churches you will find in Rancho Santa Fe:

Health & Safety

Important Information:

Crime Rates:

Rancho Santa Fe’s crime rate is astounding despite the fact that it is a small town. It is ranked as A+ with a Total Crime Rate of 83% below national average and 82% below national average for violent crimes. It is indeed a safe place to live even with the small area. 

Chances of Being Victim to Crime in Rancho Santa Fe:

Sex Offenders in Rancho Santa Fe:

The sex offender list for Rancho Santa Fe is very low compared to California average. The ratio of individuals is 1 (sex offender) to 2,817 people living in Rancho Santa Fe. The California ratio is 1 to 720 people.. If you would like to view the sex offenders that could possibly or potentially live next to you view here.

Do You Have Children?

Rancho Santa Fe is also an awesome place to raise kids! It is very safe, and there are areas where children can safely play, it has great top notch schools you can enroll your child to and you will be able to enjoy nature and the outdoors with your children as well. 

Schools in Rancho Santa Fe


Here’s some information on how public schools in Rancho Santa Fe perform in the state! You can view this information on this link for academic analytics for the Rancho Santa Fe public school district. 


The private schools in Rancho Santa Fe is another great option for your kid’s school too! There are only 4 private schools that serve the area with 846 students. To view reviews, ratings and more to compare the private schools in Rancho Santa Fe click here

Home Schools:

If you’re into having your children get their education through homeschooling. There are plenty of resources for you for locations within Rancho Santa Fe! You can check homeschooling group through this link

Things to Do in Rancho Santa Fe


One of the best places to live in California is Rancho Santa Fe, a unique inland community that is mostly residential.Living in Rancho Santa Fe offers residents a rural feel and exclusivity. It’s the perfect place to live the lifestyle of the rich and famous.

Things to Do Outdoors in Rancho Santa Fe:

Health & Fitness

The community of Rancho Santa Fe also offers plenty of places to ensure you have a healthy mind and body. It has a lot of options to keep you active and fit. 

Health & Fitness in Rancho Sante Fe:


As adults, there are things you can do too in Rancho Santa Fe to relax and spend a day out on Weekends. 

Things to Do for Adults in Rancho Santa Fe:


Rancho Santa Fe is a very kid friendly neighborhood. There are activities you can do with your kids near the area and you can view it here


Are you someone who’s always in search of good food? Look no further, because Rancho Santa Fe has different kinds of restaurants you can go to, it will definitely satisfy your palate for different cuisines, there is a restaurant for all types of celebrations.

Go-to restaurants in Rancho Santa Fe:

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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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