El Cajon , San Diego County, California

El Cajon, city in California, United States of America

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El Cajon is a city located in the county of San Diego in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 99,478 and a population density of 2,652 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 102,708 inhabitants.

The city was created 108 years ago in 1912.

El Cajon has a total area of 14.49 square miles (37.52 km2).

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El Cajon, CA Quick Facts

Population : 102,708 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California
County : San Diego County
Postal code : 92019–92022, 92090
Phone Area Codes : 619
Area : 37.52 km2
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 1,421 feet / 433 meters
Establishment : November 11, 1912 (108 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−08:00
Local time : 17:09:10 (17th April 2021)
Density : 2,738 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 3.14% (2010-2019)
Weather : 48℉ Patchy Fog 7-days weather

The population of El Cajon increased by 3.14% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 99,478 census
2011 100,795 estimation process
2012 101,537 estimation process
2013 102,303 estimation process
2014 102,789 estimation process
2015 103,230 estimation process
2016 103,527 estimation process
2017 103,468 estimation process
2018 103,041 estimation process
2019 102,708 estimation process

El Cajon, CA zip code is 92019. County name: San Diego, County fips: 06073

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Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near El Cajon, CA

Code Name Address Type
SAN Santa Fe Depot 1050 Kettner Blvd RAIL
OLT Old Town Transit Center 4005 Taylor Street RAIL
SRB Sorrento Valley station 11170 Sorrento Valley Road RAIL
SOL Solana Beach 105 North Cedros Avenue RAIL
ENC Encinitas, CA 25 East D Street RAIL

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