San Diego, San Diego County, California

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

About

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. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,422,420 inhabitants.

The city was created 253 years ago in 1769.

Quick Facts about San Diego

Population : 1,422,420 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : San Diego County
Postal code : 92101–92117
Phone Area Codes : 858, 619
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 (253 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, America/Los_Angeles, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 14:34:09 (15th August 2022)
Population growth : 8.09% (2010-2020)
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Location of San Diego on California map.
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Geography

San Diego is located at 32°42'57"N 117°9'53"W (32.7157100, -117.1647200).

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Demographics

The population of San Diego increased by 8.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1850 500 - census
1860 731 31.6% Address Based Population Registration System
1870 2,300 68.22% census
1880 2,637 12.78% census
1890 16,159 83.68% census
1900 17,700 8.71% census
1910 39,578 55.28% census
1930 147,995 73.26% Address Based Population Registration System
2010 1,307,402 88.68% census
2011 1,319,592 0.92% estimation process
2012 1,336,776 1.29% estimation process
2013 1,355,320 1.37% estimation process
2014 1,375,831 1.49% estimation process
2015 1,387,323 0.83% estimation process
2016 1,402,089 1.05% estimation process
2017 1,412,621 0.75% estimation process
2018 1,421,917 0.65% estimation process
2019 1,423,851 0.14% estimation process
2020 1,422,420 -0.1% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,174
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,531
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 19,825
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,525
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.1%
People over 65 (%) : 8.9%
Female persons, % : 48.9%
White only, percent : 57.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 2.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 62.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 27.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 443
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 31.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.3%

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

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $106,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,235
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $479
2015-2019 median gross rent : $791
2015-2019 Households : 6,569
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.93
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 66.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 21.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 40,423
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 304,002
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,419
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,629
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,606
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,710
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 959
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 448
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 483
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,117
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 213
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,371
2010 population per square mile : 1,768.0
2010 land area in square miles : 11.61
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $76,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,089
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $384
2015-2019 median gross rent : $767
2015-2019 Households : 4,099
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.08
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 22.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.5%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 48,485
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 179,157
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,700
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,183
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,278
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 954
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 445
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 306
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 156
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 702
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 25
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 830
2010 population per square mile : 1,511.6
2010 land area in square miles : 8.77

Best Things to Do in San Diego

1 Balboa Park

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Where ot Eat in San Diego

1 Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant

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2 The Pearl Hotel

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3 Subway

Rating: 4 (61)

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4 The Café at Rady Children’s Hospital

Rating: 5 (2)

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Where to Stay in San Diego

1 Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

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2 Hilton San Diego Bayfront

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3 Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Rating: 4.6 (5881)

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4 Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

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5 Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Rating: 4.3 (3952)

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Other Places in San Diego

1 Hall of Justice

Rating: 3.5 (64)

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2 San Diego Central Courthouse

Rating: 3.6 (64)

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San Diego Central Courthouse

3 Parking Citation Payments - City of San Diego

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4 Sharp HealthCare - Corporate Office

Rating: 3.9 (42)

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5 City of San Diego Development Services Department

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6 San Diego County Clerk's Office

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7 City of San Diego

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8 San Diego County Administration Center

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9 Office of the Mayor of San Diego

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10 Scripps Health Business Services

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People born in San Diego (200)

People born in San Diego, including writer Elizabeth Hand, football quarterback Ryan Lindley, actress Jessica Lundy, .

List

  • Bill Inmon (American computer scientist) he was born in 20/07/1945
  • Rob Brantly (American baseball player) he was born in 14/07/1989
  • Holly Marie Combs (Actress, television producer) she was born in 03/12/1973
  • Robert Duvall (American actor and director) he was born in 05/01/1931
  • Ted Williams (American baseball player, member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the last baseball player to bat .400 in a season. Joined WWII in 1943) he was born in 30/08/1918
  • Hillman Curtis (graphic designer) he was born in 24/02/1961
  • Jared Dudley (American basketball player) he was born in 10/07/1985
  • Sarah Roemer (American model and actress) she was born in 28/08/1984
  • Jason Earles (American actor) he was born in 26/04/1977
  • Heather O'Rourke (American actress (1975-1988)) she was born in 27/12/1975
  • Mayim Bialik (American actress and neuroscientist) she was born in 12/12/1975
  • Emma Caulfield (actress) she was born in 08/04/1973
  • Kendra Wilkinson (American model and television personality) she was born in 12/06/1985
  • Diamanda Galás (American avant-garde composer, vocalist, pianist, organist, performance artist and painter) she was born in 29/08/1955
  • Jolene Blalock (actress) she was born in 05/03/1975
  • Kathy Najimy (American actress) she was born in 06/02/1957
  • Brenda Ann Spencer (school shooter in San Diego, California (USA)) she was born in 03/04/1962
  • Monique Henderson (American 400 meters runner) she was born in 18/02/1983

Schools in San Diego

College & universities near San Diego, CA

Code Name City ZIP
491190 The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at San Diego San Diego (CA) 92101-7903
109730 Associated Technical College-San Diego San Diego (CA) 92101
119775 Newschool of Architecture and Design San Diego (CA) 92101
122339 San Diego City College San Diego (CA) 92101-4787
248846 FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego San Diego (CA) 92101-4903

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 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
Imperial Beach 27,325 City in California, USA

Distance to Other Cities

San Diego distances to largest California cities