Otay Mesa is a gorgeous place to live. Otay Mesa is located in the southern section beautiful San Diego. Otay Mesa is located just above the Mexico border. Otay Mesa gets its namesake from the Otay River that runs alongside the border. Land from San Diego County was taken to create Otay Mesa inside the city of San Diego.
Because of the location of Otay Mesa being only 1.5 miles from the Mexican border it serves as only one of two entry points into the U.S. through San Diego.
A major employer in the area is Otay Mesa Generating Plant. This enormous power generation plant provides much of the energy to residents of San Diego.The median home income is over 45k annually with the vast majority of residents being a part of a family.
Otay Mesa is extremely family oriented with a great selection of public schools in the area offering small to medium class sizes.
Tourism and fun activities are abundant in the area. Activities such as surfing, sky diving, swimming, and jet skiing are available nearly year round due to the absolutely gorgeous San Diego weather.