University Heights neighborhood is located central San Diego, South of Mission Valley. The neighborhoods are noted for the broad spectrum of housing and income property opportunities, including cottages, apartments, and condominiums, to million-dollar homes. The main streets that bisect University Heights are Park Boulevard, El Cajon Blvd. and Adams Avenue. Live entertainment can be found most nights and residents take advantage of living adjacent to Hillcrest, Normal Heights and North Park neighborhoods which has a vibrant young population
Local property managers in 2018 say 92116 have a small zip code area that only spans about 3.5 sq. miles. The estimated population in 2016 reached 33,392 with 68% of the people being renters. The amount of renter occupied apartments is 11,173 but the houses and condos in the area are at 17,313. The areas of town include Kensington, University Heights, Normal Heights and part of Mission Pacific plus Adams Ave. Park.