San Diego, CA: What you need to know

Hailed for its mild year-round climate, San Diego features many beaches and is a major military installation for the U.S. Navy. College students have choice such as San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, and the local economy continues to grow in sectors such as biotechnology, healthcare, international trade, research and tourism. Popular attractions include San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego.

San Diego, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 1,359,791
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $66,116
Median Home Price $463,300

San Diego, CA Rankings

San Diego, CA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50.2%
  Female 49.8%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 29,629
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Median Population

Median Age 34%
Age 18 Over 79%
Age 21 Over 74.2%
Age 62 Over 14.3%
Age 65 Over 11.5%


  Ethnicity White 64.1%
  Ethnicity Black 6.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 16.7%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 30.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 6.9%


  Median Household Income $66,116
  Median Home Price $463,300
  Homes Owned 53.1%
  Homes Rent 46.9%
  Median Property Rent $1,377


  English Only 59.3%
  English Other 40.7%

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Commute Types

  Walked 3%
  Worked at Home 6.9%
  Public Transportation 4%
  Other Means 2.2%
  Drove Alone 74.9%
  Carpooled 9%