San Diego, CA Demographic Data

San Diego, CA Summary

San Diego is located in San Diego County in California
  • Population: 1,338,354
  • Area: 372.40 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 325.19 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 47.21 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 3,593.88 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 59.38 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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San Diego, CA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
701,081
50%
50.8
Male
693,826
50%
49.2
Total Population
1,394,910
 
321,419,000

San Diego, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
90,339
6.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
77,568
5.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
71,766
5.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
83,987
6.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
125,251
9.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
262,399
18.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
189,557
13.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
174,285
12.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
82,652
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
72,243
5.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
94,311
6.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
47,808
3.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
22,741
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,110,100
79.6%
77.1
Female
560,067
50.5%
51.4
Male
550,033
49.5%
48.6
21 Years and over
1,046,460
75.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
206,886
14.8%
18.3
65 Years and over
164,860
11.8%
14.9
Female
91,415
55.5%
55.9
Male
73,445
44.5%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

San Diego, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,324,260
94.9% 
96.9
White
890,706
63.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
94,235
6.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
3,780
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
225,120
16.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
23,417
1.7% 
1.2
Chinese
45,427
3.3% 
1.3
Filipino
80,594
5.8% 
0.9
Japanese
8,373
0.6% 
0.2
Korean
13,418
1.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
35,990
2.6% 
0.5
Other Asian
17,901
1.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6,495
0.5% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,625
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
2,808
0.2% 
0.0
Samoan
1,154
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
908
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
103,920
7.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
70,651
5.1% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
425,414
30.5% 
17.6
Mexican
377,233
27.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
6,491
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
4,033
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
37,657
2.7% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
969,493
69.5% 
82.4

San Diego, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
62,516
6.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
59,119
6.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
149,407
15.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
191,071
20.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
64,717
6.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
244,058
25.8% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
175,108
18.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
121,635
12.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
824,361
87.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
419,166
44.3%
30.6

San Diego, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
471,292
40.8%
33.5%
Now Married
493,656
42.7%
47.5
Divorced
120,461
10.4%
11.0%
Separated
21,942
1.9%
2.1
Widowed
47,883
4.1
5.8%

San Diego, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
764,404
58.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
540,164
41.4%
21.5%
Spanish
312,427
23.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
60,448
4.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
149,489
11.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
17,800
1.4%
1.0%

San Diego, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
26,224
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
23,355
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
41,382
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
37,686
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
55,038
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
86,540
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
66,905
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
76,862
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
38,558
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
45,113
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
67,871
 
55,775
Per capita income
34,733
 
29,979

San Diego, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
3,145
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
90,171
13.1%
9.8
Construction
26,218
3.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
155,353
22.5%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
43,562
6.3%
6.5
Information
18,321
2.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
60,522
8.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
38,654
5.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
115,581
16.7%
11.3
Public administration
34,334
5.0%
4.6
Retail trade
62,843
9.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
24,289
3.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
17,460
2.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
40,183
5.8%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
312,565
45.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
46,183
6.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
152,583
22.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
138,939
20.1%
18.0%

San Diego, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
700,865
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
526,540
75.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
54,964
7.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
31,369
4.5%
5.2
Walked
21,858
3.1%
2.8
Other means
15,889
2.3%
1.8
Worked at home
50,245
7.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

San Diego, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
32,790
6.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
180,996
36.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
194,101
39.0%
37.2
3 or more
89,776
18.0%
20.3

San Diego, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
497,663
93.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
225,624
45.3%
63.0
Renter Occupied
272,039
54.7%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
33,445
6.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

San Diego, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
531,108
1 room
20,442
3.8%
2.3
2 rooms
22,212
4.2%
2.5
3 rooms
92,005
17.3%
9.0
4 rooms
121,379
22.9%
16.6
5 rooms
95,207
17.9%
20.0
6 rooms
75,919
14.3%
17.9
7 rooms
44,847
8.4%
12.1
8 rooms
31,418
5.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
27,679
5.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

San Diego, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
531,108
 
 
1-unit, detached
235,238
44.3%
61.4
1-unit, attached
53,846
10.1%
5.8
2-units
12,109
2.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
27,648
5.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
53,678
10.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
43,401
8.2%
4.6
20 or more units
98,598
18.6%
8.8
Mobile home
5,913
1.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
677
0.1%
0.1

San Diego, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
38,376
7.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
20,774
3.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
63,792
12.0%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
65,016
12.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
116,282
21.9%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
101,003
19.0%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
60,304
11.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
55,366
10.4%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
8,506
1.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
1,689
0.3%
0.5%

San Diego, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
278,314
55.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4,715
0.9%
4.7
Electricity
175,086
35.2%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
168
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,166
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
1,900
0.4%
0.1
Other fuel
451
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
35,863
7.2%
1.2

San Diego, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
163,226
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
962
0.6%
1.5%
$500 to $999
8,785
5.4%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
21,766
13.3%
29.2%
$2,500 to $2,999
22,946
14.1%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
30,405
18.6%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
32,139
19.7%
20.3%
$3,000 or more
46,223
28.3%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
50,643
31.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
25,718
15.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
22,158
13.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
15,533
9.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
48,842
30.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
332
NR
NR

San Diego, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
265,394 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
8,735
3.3%
1.5%
Less than $500
11,317
4.3%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
11,791
4.4%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
38,961
14.7%
4.1%
$500 to $999
47,161
17.8%
42.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
64,172
24.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
83,257
31.4%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
6,645
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,444
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
23,793
9.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
28,350
10.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
32,589
12.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
32,327
12.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
26,961
10.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
115,834
44.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
12,185
NR
NR

San Diego, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
225,624
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,989
1.8%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,381
1.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,578
0.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,274
1.9%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
18,901
8.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
74,560
33.0%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
93,198
41.3%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
26,743
11.9%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
526,900
 
194,500
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