San Diego County , California

San Diego County: San Diego County, founded in 1850, is one of 58 counties in the US state of California. In 2010 census, the county had a population of 3,222,466 and a population density of 275 people per km², making it the fifth most populous county in the United States and the second in California. In 2019 county had a population of 3,338,330.. The county's headquarters are San Diego.

San Diego County locator map
Location of San Diego County on California map.

About

San Diego County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,095,313 and a population density of 264 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 3,332,427 inhabitants. Its county seat is San Diego. The county was created 171 years ago in 1849.

Seal of San Diego County  California seal image
Seal of San Diego County California
Seal of San Diego County  California seal image

Geography

San Diego County is located at 33°1'42"N 116°46'13"W (33.0282000, -116.7702100). It has 4 neighbors: Estado de Baja California, Imperial County, Orange County and Riverside County.

San Diego County map

The largest city of San Diego County is San Diego with a population of 1,422,420. Other cities include, Chula Vista population 272,979, Oceanside population 174,648, Escondido population 149,943 and Carlsbad population 115,599. See all San Diego County cities & populated places.

Weather

San Diego County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. more

San Diego County Quick Facts

Population : 3,332,427 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Twitter username : sandiegocounty
Area : 11721 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.05%
Land as percent of area : 92.95%
Named for : San Diego
Altitude : 6,535 feet / 1992 meters
Capital : San Diego
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 13:47:09 (26th October 2021)
Density : 284 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 51℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

San Diego County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of San Diego County increased by 7.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,095,313 - census
2011 3,137,156 1.33% estimation process
2012 3,174,335 1.17% estimation process
2013 3,209,768 1.1% estimation process
2014 3,248,877 1.2% estimation process
2015 3,280,850 0.97% estimation process
2016 3,306,089 0.76% estimation process
2017 3,321,237 0.46% estimation process
2018 3,333,861 0.38% estimation process
2019 3,338,330 0.13% estimation process
2020 3,332,427 -0.18% estimation process

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People born in San Diego County (15)

People born in San Diego County, including US actress Kristen Dalton, tennis player James Brink, writer Patricia Geary, you can see a list of people who born in San Diego County.

  • Bob Biggs (American football player and coach, Canadian football player) he was born in 20/02/1951
  • Brian Leung (Asian American writer)
  • Ann Millikan (American composer) she was born in 10/06/1963
  • James C. Swan he was born in 10/12/1963
  • Taylor Steele (surf film producer and director) he was born in 07/06/1982
  • Stephen the Levite (musician) he was born in 02/07/1981
  • Ash Thorp he was born in 01/01/1983
  • Dave Ross (American-football player (1938-)) he was born in 01/02/1938
  • Franc Ross (actor) he was born in 06/04/1954
  • Rebecca Boldrick (David Hoggs' mother)
  • Randy Crenshaw (American actor and singer) he was born in 24/12/1955
  • Carrie Cabelka (American political advisor) she was born in 27/04/1976

Other places with the same name (1)

San Diego County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in San Diego County.

City Name Population Title
San Diego 1,422,420 City in San Diego County, California, United States, eighth largest city in the country by population
Chula Vista 272,979 City in California
Oceanside 174,648 City in California, United States
Escondido 149,943 City in California
Carlsbad 115,599 Spa city in western Bohemia, Czech Republic
El Cajon 102,401 City in California, United States of America
Vista 100,636 City in San Diego County, California, United States
San Marcos 97,477 City in Texas, United States
Encinitas 62,671 City in California, USA
National City 61,394 City in California
La Mesa 59,724 City in San Diego County, California, United States
Santee 57,770 City in California
Poway 49,246 City in San Diego County, California, United States
La Presa 34,169 Census designated place
Fallbrook 30,534 Unincorporated community in San Diego County, California, United States
Spring Valley 28,205 Town in San Diego County, California, United States

California Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Los Angeles County 9,943,046 County in California, United States of America
Los Angeles 3,970,219 County seat of Los Angeles County, California; second largest city in the United States by population
Orange County 3,166,857 County in California, United States
Riverside County 2,489,188 County in California, United States
San Bernardino County 2,189,183 County in California, United States
Santa Clara County 1,907,105 County in California, United States
Alameda County 1,662,323 County in California, United States
Sacramento County 1,559,146 County in California, United States
San Diego 1,422,420 City in San Diego County, California, United States, eighth largest city in the country by population
Laguna 1,370,232 Former census-designated place
Contra Costa County 1,152,333 County in California, United States
San Jose 1,013,616 County seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population
Fresno County 1,000,918 County in California, United States
Kern County 901,362
San Francisco County 866,606 County, coextensive with the city of San Francisco, California, United States
San Francisco 866,606 Consolidated city-county in California, United States