La Mesa San Diego County, California

La Mesa: City in San Diego County, California, United States

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La Mesa is a city located in the county of San Diego in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 57,065. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 59,249 inhabitants.

The city was created 109 years ago in 1912.


La Mesa is located at 32°46'4"N 117°1'23"W (32.7678300, -117.0230800).


La Mesa forecast: Patchy fog before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph. more

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La Mesa Quick Facts

Population : 59,249 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : San Diego County
Postal code : 91941–91944
Phone Area Codes : 619
Water as percent of area : 0.44%
Land as percent of area : 99.56%
Altitude : 528 feet / 161 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1912 (109 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 17:58:28 (12th May 2021)
Population growth : 3.69% (2010-2019)
Weather : 71℉ Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather


The population of La Mesa increased by 3.69% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 57,065 - census
2011 57,644 1% estimation process
2012 58,099 0.78% estimation process
2013 58,556 0.78% estimation process
2014 58,855 0.51% estimation process
2015 59,697 1.41% estimation process
2016 59,751 0.09% estimation process
2017 59,722 -0.05% estimation process
2018 59,389 -0.56% estimation process
2019 59,249 -0.24% estimation process

La Mesa zip code is 91941. County name: San Diego, County fips: 06073

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People born in La Mesa (37)

People born in La Mesa, including musician and songwriter Dave Mustaine, astronaut Frederick W. Sturckow, composer and performer of ambient and electronic music Steve Roach, you can see a list of people who born in La Mesa.


College & universities near La Mesa

Code Name City ZIP
457244 San Diego Culinary Institute La Mesa (CA) 91942
111054 California Hair Design Academy La Mesa (CA) 91942-5055
121275 Platt College-San Diego San Diego (CA) 92115-3919
262022 Bethel Seminary-San Diego San Diego (CA) 92115
122409 San Diego State University San Diego (CA) 92182-0001

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near La Mesa

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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El Cajon 102,708 City in California, United States of America
Vista 101,638 City in San Diego County, California, United States
San Marcos 96,664 City in Texas, United States
Encinitas 62,709 City in California, USA
National City 61,394 City in California
Santee 58,081 City in California
Poway 49,323 City in San Diego County, California, United States
Imperial Beach 27,440 City in California, USA
Lemon Grove 26,811 City in San Diego County, California, USA
Coronado 23,731 City in San Diego County, California, United States
Solana Beach 13,296 City in San Diego County, California, United States

Distance to Other Cities

La Mesa distances to largest California cities

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