San Diego , San Diego County, California

City in San Diego County, California, United States, eighth largest city in the country by population

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San Diego is a city located in the county of San Diego in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,307,402 and a population density of 1,356 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,423,851 inhabitants.

The city was created 251 years ago in 1769.

San Diego has a total area of 372.40 square miles (964.51 km2).

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San Diego, CA Quick Facts

Population : 1,423,851 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California
County : San Diego County
Postal code : 92101–92117
Phone Area Codes : 858
Area : 964.51 km2
Official name : San Diego
Water as percent of area : 12.68%
Land as percent of area : 87.32%
Altitude : 1,385 feet / 422 meters
Capital city : San Diego is capital of San Diego County
Establishment : July 07, 1769 (251 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 16:17:05 (17th April 2021)
Density : 1,476 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.18% (2010-2019)

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The population of San Diego increased by 8.18% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
1850 500 census
1860 731 Address Based Population Registration System
1870 2,300 census
1880 2,637 census
1890 16,159 census
1900 17,700 census
1910 39,578 census
1930 147,995 Address Based Population Registration System
2010 1,307,402 census
2011 1,319,592 estimation process
2012 1,336,776 estimation process
2013 1,355,320 estimation process
2014 1,375,831 estimation process
2015 1,387,323 estimation process
2016 1,402,089 estimation process
2017 1,412,621 estimation process
2018 1,421,917 estimation process
2019 1,423,851 estimation process

San Diego, CA zip code is 92101. County name: San Diego, County fips: 06073

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People born in San Diego, CA (200)

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Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near San Diego, 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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Other cities in San Diego County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in San Diego County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Chula Vista 274,492 City in California
Oceanside 175,742 City in California, United States
Escondido 151,625 City in California
Carlsbad 115,382 Spa city in western Bohemia, Czech Republic
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
La Mesa 59,249 City in San Diego County, California, United States
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

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San Diego, CA distances to biggest California cities

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