This beach city caters to the military crowd and serves up some of the most affordable housing along the county’s scenic coastline. The somewhat transient nature of Oceanside residents means investment property options abound, with almost 41 percent of housing occupied by renters.

Oceanside Key Stats

Population 175,948

Median Age 35.6

Median HH Income $61,456

Walk Score 35

Median Home Price $445,943

Median Rental Price $1,582

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