Lemon Grove, California

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Population in 2017: 27,108 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 
Males: 13,396  (49.4%)
Females: 13,712  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92115.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,110 (it was $39,823 in 2000)
Lemon Grove:

$65,110
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,292 (it was $17,002 in 2000)

Lemon Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $427,530 (it was $164,200 in 2000)
Lemon Grove:

$427,530
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $653,190; detached houses: $727,414; townhouses or other attached units: $530,871; in 2-unit structures: $524,355; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,685; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $451,263; mobile homes: $122,370; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $29,009

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,308.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lemon Grove: 136.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.2% for American Indian residents, 18.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lemon Grove, CA (2017)
    • 12,19145.0%Hispanic
    • 8,47731.3%White alone
    • 3,37512.5%Black alone
    • 1,5865.9%Asian alone
    • 1,2964.8%Two or more races
    • 1170.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 470.2%American Indian alone
    • 170.06%Other race alone

Races in Lemon Grove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Lemon Grove, California as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lemon Grove is 528 to 1.


Crime rates in Lemon Grove by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(24.3)
12
(49.3)
10
(42.2)
17
(71.0)
14
(58.3)
5
(20.4)
4
(15.6)
11
(42.4)
8
(30.6)
4
(15.2)
12
(44.8)
6
(22.2)
4
(14.8)
6
(21.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
59
(238.9)
65
(267.0)
46
(193.9)
58
(242.3)
74
(308.4)
53
(215.9)
29
(113.2)
48
(185.1)
45
(172.0)
34
(129.1)
53
(197.8)
56
(207.6)
55
(202.9)
52
(190.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
90
(364.4)
92
(378.0)
102
(430.0)
78
(325.9)
115
(479.2)
97
(395.2)
103
(402.1)
77
(296.9)
91
(347.9)
86
(326.6)
96
(358.2)
77
(285.4)
111
(409.4)
95
(347.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
208
(842.1)
211
(866.9)
141
(594.4)
208
(868.9)
166
(691.8)
180
(733.4)
105
(409.9)
85
(327.8)
120
(458.8)
142
(539.3)
51
(190.3)
106
(392.9)
93
(343.0)
67
(244.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
339
(1,372)
319
(1,311)
233
(982.3)
288
(1,203)
200
(833.4)
231
(941.2)
208
(811.9)
248
(956.3)
279
(1,067)
297
(1,128)
351
(1,310)
311
(1,153)
422
(1,556)
309
(1,129)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
258
(1,045)
263
(1,080)
217
(914.8)
172
(718.6)
109
(454.2)
120
(488.9)
103
(402.1)
101
(389.5)
110
(420.6)
77
(292.4)
92
(343.3)
92
(341.0)
103
(379.9)
92
(336.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(24.3)
9
(37.0)
4
(16.9)
8
(33.4)
4
(16.7)
5
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
2
(7.6)
1
(3.8)
2
(7.5)
4
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)369.5402.9340.4361.1353.1296.4228.0248.9261.7230.1260.0238.0278.6247.8

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Lemon Grove, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (3.3%), Somali (2.8%), Italian (2.6%), German (2.3%), American (2.0%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 3.80 square miles.

Population density: 7,134 people per square mile   (high).

Lemon Grove, California map

5,420 residents are foreign born (12.8% Latin America, 4.2% Asia).

This city:

20.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,317 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,230 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Mesa, CA (2.7 miles , pop. 54,749).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (7.3 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

La Presa, CA (1.5 miles ),
La Mesa, CA (1.6 miles ),
Spring Valley, CA (1.7 miles ),
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA (2.0 miles ),
Bonita, CA (2.3 miles ),
National City, CA (2.4 miles ),
El Cajon, CA (2.5 miles ),
Rancho San Diego, CA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 117.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,553 (-20.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,748 (14.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 619

Distribution of median household income in Lemon Grove, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lemon Grove, CA in 2017
Lemon Grove satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +963 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Lemon Grove, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Lemon Grove, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Lemon Grove, California

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Lemon Grove, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.341. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.341
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.03. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.101. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.101
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 67.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00681. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00681
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Lemon Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 630% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 104.4 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from Lemon Grove center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from Lemon Grove center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from Lemon Grove center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Diego County (35) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 19, Floods: 15, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lemon Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lemon Grove:

  • ALPHA PLUS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (7227 BROADWAY, SUITE 201)
  • BELLA VISTA HEALTH CENTER (7922 PALM STREET)
  • COUNTRY HILLS INTERMEDIATE CARE FAC (2045 SKYLINE DRIVE)
  • CRESTA LOMA (7922 PALM STREET)
  • LEMON GROVE CARE AND REHAB CENTER (8351 BROADWAY)

Amtrak station near Lemon Grove:

  • 8 miles: SAN DIEGO (1050 KETTNER BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lemon Grove:

  • San Diego State University (about 4 miles; San Diego, CA; Full-time enrollment: 27,516)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 6 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)
  • Grossmont College (about 6 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 10,461)
  • Southwestern College (about 7 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 10,761)
  • San Diego City College (about 7 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 7,972)
  • University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus (about 8 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 5,159)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University San Diego (about 8 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 2,180)

Private high school in Lemon Grove:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 91, Location: 1345 SKYLINE DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lemon Grove:

  • SAN MIGUEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 310, Location: 7059 SAN MIGUEL AVE., Grades: KG-6)
  • MONTEREY HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 268, Location: 7550 CANTON DR., Grades: KG-6)
  • SAN ALTOS ELEMENTARY (Students: 194, Location: 1750 MADERA ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • LEMON GROVE ACADEMY FOR THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIE (Location: 7866 LINCOLN ST., Grades: KG-8)
  • MT. VERNON ELEMENTARY (Location: 8350 MOUNT VERNON ST., Grades: KG-7)

Private elementary/middle schools in Lemon Grove:

  • ST JOHN OF THE CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 585, Location: 8175 LEMON GROVE WAY, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHRISTIAN CREATIVE LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 80, Location: 2920 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Lemon Grove

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lemon Grove: Lemon Grove City Hall (A), Lemon Grove Chamber of Commerce (B), Lemon Grove Branch San Diego County Library (C), Lemon Grove Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: San Altos Shopping Center (1), Lemon Grove Shopping Center (2), Lomita Village Shopping Center (3), Lemon Grove Square Shopping Center (4), Lemon Grove Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lemon Grove include: New Beginning Christian Assembly Church (A), Sixth Church of Christ Scientist (B), Lighthouse Tabernacle (C), Lemon Grove United Methodist Church (D), Lemon Grove Lutheran Church (E), Lemon Grove Congregational Church (F), Witness of the Word (G), Sion Centro Cristiano (H), Samoa Independent Full Gospel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lemon Grove include: Lemon Grove Park (1), Berry City Park (2), Firemens Park (3), Monterey Heights County Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Boyd Rice - Author, Glen McGowan - College basketball player (Pepperdine Waves).

San Diego County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Lemon Grove in 2010:

  • 147 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Lemon Grove in 2000:

  • 260 people in nursing homes
  • 120 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 112 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Lemon Grove (2011 data):

  • Union Bank, National Association: Lemon Grove Branch at 3285 Lemon Grove Avenue, branch established on 1949/06/29. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lemon Grove Plaza Branch at 7090 Broadway, branch established on 1989/09/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lemon Grove Branch at 3099 Lemon Grove Avenue, branch established on 1962/09/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lemon Grove:

Marital status in Lemon Grove, CA
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Lemon Grove:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lemon Grove
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Lemon Grove (Lemon Grove, California Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Lemon Grove, CA (based on San Diego County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic801,850115
Evangelical Protestant302,320974
Other161,530349
Mainline Protestant74,992211
Black Protestant10,85752
Orthodox7,82819
None1,735,936-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 574
San Diego County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 17
San Diego County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 227
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
San Diego County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,238
This county:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lemon Grove:

45.6%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Lemon Grove:

28.7
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lemon Grove:

22.3%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lemon Grove:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lemon Grove:

33.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Lemon Grove:

54.2%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lemon Grove:

80.0%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lemon Grove, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 18$154,929$103,2863$6,184
Streets and Highways 9$45,017$60,0230$0
Other and Unallocable 5$23,464$56,3140$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$24,177$72,5310$0
Other Government Administration 3$26,665$106,6605$3,936
Financial Administration 3$15,626$62,5041$1,594
Sewerage 3$13,156$52,6240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,680$20,1602$4,295
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 46$304,714$79,49111$16,009

Lemon Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,393,000 ($88.28)
    Central Staff Services: $1,195,000 ($44.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,372,000 ($161.28)
    Sewerage: $4,105,000 ($151.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,494,000 ($128.89)
    Central Staff Services: $1,437,000 ($53.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,168,000 ($43.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,150,000 ($42.42)
    Regular Highways: $988,000 ($36.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $864,000 ($31.87)
    Financial Administration: $374,000 ($13.80)
    Health - Other: $169,000 ($6.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $151,000 ($5.57)
    Transit Utilities: $135,000 ($4.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,134,000 ($41.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $88,000 ($3.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,583,000 ($169.06)

Lemon Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,538,000 ($204.29)
    Other: $219,000 ($8.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000 ($3.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($0.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,079,000 ($76.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $790,000 ($29.14)
    Rents: $300,000 ($11.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $206,000 ($7.60)
    Special Assessments: $110,000 ($4.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $740,000 ($27.30)
    Other: $632,000 ($23.31)
    General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($1.11)
  • Tax - Property: $8,253,000 ($304.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,374,000 ($124.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $864,000 ($31.87)
    Other License: $220,000 ($8.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $81,000 ($2.99)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $49,000 ($1.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($1.33)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.11)

Lemon Grove government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,175,000 ($1002.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,537,000 ($978.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $638,000 ($23.54)

Lemon Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,440,000 ($90.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,052,000 ($518.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,010,000 ($258.60)

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
California average:

5.03%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,276 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.24%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.44% ($67,532 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.34% ($60,457)
from Orange County, CA  0.29% ($85,709)


5.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
California average:

5.21%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,280 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.21%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Riverside County, CA  0.47% ($57,258 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.39% ($55,670)
to Orange County, CA  0.26% ($69,550)
Businesses in Lemon Grove, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Honda1
99 Cents Only Stores1Jones New York1
AT&T1KFC1
Albertsons1Kroger1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Penske1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Discount Tire1Starbucks2
El Pollo Loco1Subway2
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS1
Home Depot1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lemon Grove:

  • KOGO (600 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KPOP (1360 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURS (1040 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: QUETZAL BILINGUAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KSDO (1130 AM; 10 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KECR (910 AM; 5 kW; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KSON (1240 AM; 1 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lemon Grove:

  • KLNV (106.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KIOZ (105.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPBS-FM (89.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHTS-FM (93.3 FM; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K210CL (89.9 FM; LEMON GROVE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KGB-FM (101.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSON-FM (97.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KLQV (102.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPRI-FM6 (102.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: COMPASS RADIO OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KBZT (94.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KIFM (98.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KYXY (96.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOCL (95.7 FM; CARLSBAD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMYI (94.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KPLN (103.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFSD-FM (92.1 FM; ESCONDIDO, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Lemon Grove:

  • KBNT-CA (Channel 17; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBOP-LP (Channel 25; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K63EN (Channel 63; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CIVIC LIGHT, INC.)
  • K61GH (Channel 61; NATIONAL CITY, CA; Owner: TV-61 SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KSWB-TV (Channel 69; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: KSWB INC.)
  • KUSI-TV (Channel 51; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 51 OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KPBS (Channel 15; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SAN DIEGO UNIV.)
  • KNSD (Channel 39; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KFMB-TV (Channel 8; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGTV (Channel 10; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K59AL (Channel 59; LA JOLLA, CA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SAN DIEGO UNIVERSITY)
  • KSDX-LP (Channel 29; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: KRCA LICENSE CORP.)
  • K35DG (Channel 35; LA JOLLA, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lemon Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • 1,486,320Total average daily traffic
  • 59,398Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lemon Grove, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 111950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 152000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lemon Grove, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lemon Grove)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 3240 Main St (Lat: 32.743667 Lon: -117.032806), Call Sign: KNCJ411, Licensee ID: L00004038,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.725 MHz, 458.425 MHz, 458.825 MHz, 458.950 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/1998, Expiration Date: 08/29/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2003, Registrant: County Of San Diego, 5555 Overland Ave Ms 056, San Diego, CA 92123, Phone: (858) 495-5455, Fax: (858) 495-5476, Email:
  • 7853 Central Ave (Lat: 32.738667 Lon: -117.030306), Call Sign: KRF392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2012, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Registrant: County Of San Diego, 5595 Overland Ave, Suite#101, San Diego, CA 92123, Phone: (858) 256-2143, Fax: (858) 569-5905, Email:
  • 3232 Main St (Lat: 32.734222 Lon: -117.022528), Call Sign: WQW919, Licensee ID: L00010410,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/1995, Expiration Date: 10/30/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2000, Registrant: City Of Lemon Grove, 3232 Main St, Lemon Grove, CA 92045, Phone: (619) 464-6934
  • Lat: 32.743000 Lon: -117.036000, Call Sign: WQEK425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.762 MHz, 467.837 MHz, 467.850 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2015, Expiration Date: 02/18/2026, Certifier: Michael Celeste, Registrant: Home Depot Inc, 2455 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339, Phone: (770) 433-8211, Fax: (770) 384-3935, Email:
  • Lat: 32.718833 Lon: -117.025556, Call Sign: WQEX672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.825 MHz, 464.325 MHz, 464.700 MHz, 466.100 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 456.587 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 462.262 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 04/18/2016, Expiration Date: 05/11/2026, Certifier: Russell E Prock, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • 8025 Lincoln St (Lat: 32.738278 Lon: -117.026000), Call Sign: WQKV232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.787 MHz, 159.652 MHz, 159.682 MHz, 159.727 MHz, 154.490 MHz, 154.505 MHz, 157.552 MHz, 157.702 MHz, 151.715 MHz, 151.955 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Bret Felix, Registrant: Communications Usa Inc., 2229 Enterprise Street, Escondido, CA 92029, Phone: (800) 338-1949, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 32.739278 Lon: -117.047722, Call Sign: WRDC483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.062 MHz, 452.637 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 457.637 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2019, Expiration Date: 03/26/2029, Certifier: Guillermo Romero, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lemon Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lemon Grove)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED159$243,94682$180,405224$209,7269$50,2521$923,33036$173,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$243,7037$158,74019$205,2232$90,0000$05$151,114
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$248,64833$160,493151$237,57715$83,0480$039$192,318
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$217,23915$177,45567$226,0603$222,3330$09$167,056
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$214,7185$187,10018$259,2135$151,0200$01$76,940

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0140.01 , 0140.02, 0141.01, 0142.00, 0143.00, 0144.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$211,0341$184,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$165,6102$168,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$285,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0140.01 , 0140.02, 0141.01, 0142.00, 0143.00, 0144.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lemon Grove, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lemon Grove, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of fires - 52 took place in 2013, and the least - 2 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lemon Grove, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (33.3%), and Outside Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lemon Grove, CA
    • 11233.3%Structure Fires
    • 11032.7%Outside Fires
    • 8124.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 339.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lemon Grove, CA
Most common first names in Lemon Grove, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8175.9 years
Mary7082.4 years
William6479.6 years
Robert5976.5 years
Charles4374.2 years
James4274.3 years
Dorothy3881.5 years
Helen3485.3 years
Edward2675.7 years
Margaret2681.8 years
Most common last names in Lemon Grove, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3178.9 years
Miller2172.3 years
Anderson1876.6 years
Taylor1676.7 years
Baker1379.5 years
White1178.5 years
Clark1171.6 years
Wilson1186.5 years
Brown1074.3 years
Jackson1068.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lemon Grove, CA
  • 76.2%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.1%Solar energy
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lemon Grove, CA
  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood


Lemon Grove compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Foua Vang (5)
  • Fredric J. Harris (3)
  • Kazuo Sasamine (3)
  • John Henry Studer (2)
  • Paul G. Stuart (2)
  • Randy Miller (2)
  • Ralph L. Smith (2)
  • Walter Leon Brown (1)
  • Joshua T. Macdonald (1)
  • Darnell L. Johnson (1)

Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2020.