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Moving to Pacific Beach

Looking for a true West Coast paradise? It doesn’t get better than Pacific Beach, CA. Located right on the coast, this community offers incredible San Diego weather, gorgeous homes, and some of the best ocean- and bayfront views in the state.

Are you wondering how to choose the best moving services for local moves? At Move Central, we pride ourselves on offering the highest quality customer service to every client. With more than 25,000 moves under our belts and numerous 5-star ratings, we’re the professional local moving company you can trust.

Hire expert movers and enjoy the best of Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach has a total population of nearly 32,000 people; the median age is 33, and more than a third of residents are part of a family with young kids. The median household income in Pacific Beach is $84,251, and the median home value here is around $600,000. Only about one-quarter of Pacific Beach residents choose to own, so it’s important to note that the average rent in the area is $1,816 per month.

Like the rest of San Diego and much of California, Pacific Beach enjoys plenty of sunny weather, and warm temperatures all year round. The temperature in Pacific Beach is usually between 50-75 degrees, no matter what time of year it is, making this a perfect place to live if you want to escape the cold and snow.

Move to a family favorite beachfront 

Families will love living in Pacific Beach. In addition to its beautiful homes and convenient location, kids in Pacific Beach have access to some of San Diego’s top schools. Whether they choose to go to their local public school, one of the city’s specialized schools for the arts or sciences, or a private institution, families can rest assured that their children are getting a high-quality education.

With its prime beachfront location, it’s no wonder that one of the best things to do here is to visit the beach! The actual beach at Pacific Beach spans three miles, with ideal spots for both surfing and swimming. You can also enjoy sunbathing on the sand, or fish off Crystal Pier. Additionally, the beach is bordered by an extensive boardwalk, which features plenty of local shops, delicious restaurants, and the family-friendly Belmont Park.

Depend on the leading moving company in Pacific Beach

Whether this is your first move or your tenth, we understand that every move comes with unique obstacles and stressors. At Move Central, we hire only the best local movers in San Diego, and can work with you to create a customized moving plan that fits your needs so you can enjoy a worry-free relocation experience in Mission Valley, or anywhere else in the area.

Your go-to pick for moving, packing & storage 

If the thought of packing fills you with a sense of dread, we get it. For many people, packing is the hardest part of the moving process. That’s why we offer customizable packing services in Pacific Beach! Our experienced local movers will carefully wrap and pack each item, from small knick-knacks to valuable TVs and computers. For DIY packers, we also offer top-quality moving and packing supplies to ensure that your belongings are well-protected during your move.

Whether you’re downsizing or using temporary housing during your transition, you may find yourself in need of storage space for many of your belongings. Our secure storage facility in San Diego is fully staffed and monitored 24/7, so you can rest assured that your possessions are in good hands. When you’re ready to move in, just let us know and we’ll schedule a quick and timely delivery.

Discover hassle-free long-distance moving services

Every move is a big deal, but long-distance moving can be even more of a hassle. Enjoy peace of mind from Move Central with our streamlined long-distance moving services. We offer multiple options with flat rate pricing to fit any budget, plus experienced crews that can help make your experience stress-free, no matter how far you’re moving.

We’re experienced office movers too 

Looking for the best commercial moving services in Pacific Beach? Move Central makes moving your office or storefront easy with our efficient, streamlined office moving options. We’ll handle everything from inventory management to the actual heavy lifting so you can stay focused on keeping your customers happy.

Ready to get started? Give us a call today at (858) 230-8281 to speak with a courteous staff member about your moving needs, and receive a free Pacific Beach moving estimate.

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Demographic Info for Pacific Beach, CA
33 years
Median Age
Median Home Value
Average Household Income
22.5 minutes
Average Commute
2.15 people
Average Household Size
Schools in Pacific Beach, CA
2445 Fogg St.
San Diego, CA 92109
Type: Elementary School
4033 Ingraham St.
San Diego, CA 92109
Type: Elementary School
2475 Grand Ave.
San Diego, CA 92109
Type: High School
1234 Tourmaline St.
San Diego, CA 92109
Type: Elementary School
4676 Ingraham St.
San Diego, CA 92109
Type: Middle School
2150 Beryl St.
San Diego, CA 92109
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Pacific Beach, CA
Sushi Ota
Sushi Ota
4529 Mission Bay Dr
San Diego, CA 92109
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Pacific Beach Fish Shop
Pacific Beach Fish Shop
1775 Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA 92109
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Costa Brava
Costa Brava
1653 Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA 92109
Yelp Rating for Costa Brava
967 Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA 92109
Yelp Rating for Crushed
Oscars Mexican Seafood
Oscars Mexican Seafood
703 Turquoise St
San Diego, CA 92109
Yelp Rating for Oscars Mexican Seafood
Phil's BBQ
3750 Sports Arena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110
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Things to Do in Pacific Beach, CA

our clients feedback

  • Started out as not the best experience, but the owner Stan stepped in and rectified all the of issues. Nice to see he stands by his business and its reputation. I will use them again and would confidently recommend them to anyone moving!

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    Julie Anderson
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingI've had the pleasure of contracting Move Central for several moves now.  Each time they have been consistent with providing professional services, conscientious & polite movers, clean trucks & an enjoyable experience.  I have been happy to refer them to my clients, as well as friends/family.  This is the type... read more

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    Tugg S.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingWas not the best experience starting out, but the owner Stan stepped in and rectified all the issues. Good to see how he stands by his business and its reputation. I would actually use them again and recommend them for any move!

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    Julie A.
    2 years ago
  • 5 star ratingMartin, Isaac, and Eddie were the best movers I've ever had. We were their second job for the day and they had to have been exhausted, but were so efficient. I used to be a travel nurse and have moved several times in my past and have dealt with many... read more

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    Kelsey M.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingThe crew I had today with my delivery Frank and Adam not only did they call me 1 hour before arrival as requested, they unloaded my belongings with care and consideration. They work well together and even scoped the BEST method to use before touching anything.. THEY ROCK.. will definitely... read more

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    Raven S.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingWonderful experience with this company!  My wife and I recently moved from San Diego to the Bay Area.  The Move Central management team and movers were amazing.  They were very courteous and went above and beyond to make sure we were happy with their services.  My wife is 7 months... read more

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    Bryan T.
    2 years ago
  • 5 star ratingI don't even know where to begin. Wanted to say thanks to Manny, Jaime, and Isaac (sorry if I butchered any of your names) first of all. These guys did an amazing job on one of the hottest days and they did all while laughing and joking around with us.... read more

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    Joshua K.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingWe hired Move Central for our multi-state move after we got many quotes, they were reasonable, honest, and best of all our belongings were in their own truck. From beginning to end the experience was fabulous..the packing crew was friendly, careful, and respectful. Our belongings made it safely to our... read more

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    Leah R.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingVery professional service! Kelly and Anthony arrived on time and worked their ways through two large rooms very quickly.  They asked the right types of questions regarding boxing like items together and got the job done.  Very friendly also I must add! Will certainly be using this service again!

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    Clifton K.
    2 years ago
  • I had always moved on my own or with the help of friends but to be honest this time I hired movers and they were real polite, friendly and attentive to my specific needs. They made it easy and time efficient to complete my move. Great service thank you again.... read more

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    William Vazquez
    2 years ago

    I have used Move Central twice so far. I highly recommend them for any move in San Diego.

    My family recently moved our small 3 bedroom home into a larger space and the Move Central team was on POINT!

    There's usually a lot of stress involved with moving, but the 4-man...
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    Jef Latimer
    2 years ago

    I've had a great experience. I used the packing service and their storage option for 3 months. Very happy with the service. Highly recommend.

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    Bohumila Abhilash
    3 years ago
  • We called last minute to schedule a urgent move and they were on it! They showed up with 6 guys and packed our entire house wrapped and packed everything as we wanted. Even drove between houses and storage unit in a different city for us! They were awesome. I would... read more

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    3 years ago


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Frequently Asked Questions

Should I hire professional movers?

Relying on expert movers to handle your relocation to or from Pacific Beach brings a vast array of benefits. Here’s why hiring a moving company is a good idea: 

  • Professional movers are familiar with the area. After years of experience, your movers have learned the best routes around Pacific Beach and the area, which means they can help save both money and time by performing efficient moving services.  
  • Moving companies offer transparent rates. If you choose a reliable moving company, they will give you a fair, free estimate for your move, hiding no unpleasant surprises and additional expenses. 
  • Moving services can be customized to meet your needs. Moving professionals can tailor your moving experience to your specific needs, as well as provide you with all the supplies and tools you may need for the relocation.  
  • Expert movers can minimize the stress of relocation. By offering time-saving services and making sure your belongings arrive at the destination safely and swiftly, your movers will put your mind at ease. 

How long does it take to pack and move?

The answer to this question depends greatly on the size of your home and the distance of the relocation. For an average 3-bedroom home, it usually takes anywhere from 3 to 5 days if you’re packing and moving yourself. 

If you decide to hire professional movers in Pacific Beach, however, you can be settled in your new home much sooner than that. A typical moving company can pack up a 3-bedroom home within one day, and use time-tested routes to move them to your destination in the shortest time possible.

What you need when packing to move?

Packing is one of the most tedious, yet important parts of any relocation. Whether you decide to hire a moving company or pack yourself, you’ll most likely need the following supplies: 

  • Sturdy boxes for your belongings 
  • Packing paper and tape
  • Plastic wrap and packing paper
  • Bubble wrap 
  • Labels and markers 
  • Furniture disassembly equipment

At Move Central, we offer a full range of moving and packing supplies that can make your move a breeze. You can depend on our experienced Pacific Beach movers to pack up your belongings with efficiency and ease.

How much do movers cost for a local move?

The overall costs of your Pacific Beach relocation will vary depending on a number of factors, including the moving company you hire, the size of your home, and the distance of the move. Not all local moves are the same, and moving from a small apartment into a studio that is only a couple of blocks away will naturally cost less than a move to a large residence in a different city.

Who are the best movers in Pacific Beach and the area?

The Move Central team consists of some of the finest movers and packers in the San Diego area. We are at your service whether you are relocating to Pacific Beach or want to hire efficient moving services in Mission Valley

In addition to local and long-distance moves, we are also your best choice if you need assistance from skilled office movers in the area. On top of that, we offer streamlined and convenient packing and storage services that will make your relocation a breeze. Get in touch with Move Central today!