Mira Mesa is one of the most wonderful communities in San Diego, California. The neighborhood is located near the Los Peñasquitos Canyon and the Marine Corps Air Station. The 10,500 acre area now known as Mira Mesa was formerly a U.S. Army test area and Navy bombing range and home to the pilots in the Navy's nearby Top Gun School for decades. Today Mira Mesa is a diverse, vibrant community the boasts an excellent mix of commercial and residential structures, colleges, shopping centers and recreational fields. It is also an ethnically diverse community where people from all over the world share their cuisine and culture with their neighbors and visitors.
There are numerous industrial and commercial centers, dozens of biotech and pharmaceutical companies along with Qualcomm, MCAS Miramar and UC San Diego all located in Mira Mesa. These employers have attracted tens of thousands of people to the area. There is a large Asian community including people from India, Viet Nam and the Philippines. They have helped to make Mira Mesa San Diego's largest community. It's the perfect place to raise a family. There is a wide range of recreational opportunities, beautiful scenery, and close proximity to wonderful beaches.