National City, California

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Population in 2013: 59,834 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 30,144  (50.4%)
Females: 29,690  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  30.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 91950.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,935 (it was $29,826 in 2000)
National City:

$36,935
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,018 (it was $11,582 in 2000)

National City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $259,535 (it was $138,800 in 2000)
National City:

$259,535
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $399,771; Detached houses: $415,385; Townhouses or other attached units: $448,842; In 2-unit structures: $459,621; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $318,244; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $452,535; Mobile homes: $60,986

Median gross rent in 2012: $938.

National City races chart
  • Hispanic - 39,851 (66.5%)
  • Asian alone - 11,538 (19.2%)
  • White alone - 5,778 (9.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,497 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1,080 (1.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 134 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 76 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 37 (0.06%)

Races in National City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in National City: 129.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (2.3%), Irish (2.3%), United States (1.3%), English (1.3%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 7.39 square miles.

Population density: 8,098 people per square mile   (high).

National City,CA real estate house value index trend

National City, California map

For population 25 years and over in National City:

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in National City city:

  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

25,647 residents are foreign born (13.2% Asia).

This city:  42.8%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 77 registered sex offenders living in National City, California as of June 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in National City to the number of sex offenders is 771 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,471 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,154 (0.5%)

National City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (8.1 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Bonita, CA (1.9 miles ), Chula Vista, CA (2.0 miles ), Coronado, CA (2.2 miles ), Lemon Grove, CA (2.4 miles ), La Presa, CA (2.4 miles ), Imperial Beach, CA (2.6 miles ), Spring Valley, CA (2.8 miles ), La Mesa, CA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $19,200
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2005: 150 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $368,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.67 N, Longitude: 117.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,201 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,267 (20.5%)

Area code: 619

National City household income distribution National City home values distribution

Crime rates in National City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 4149542602414
per 100,000 7.11.87.116.08.57.33.29.70.03.47.11.76.7
Rapes 3027323316169192514111218
per 100,000 53.148.956.958.827.129.114.530.642.123.619.520.230.0
Robberies 155137156155139182211180183194148137165
per 100,000 274.4247.9277.3276.2235.7331.3340.5290.3308.1327.5263.0231.1275.4
Assaults 243312358349261254302219278216265222184
per 100,000 430.1564.5636.4621.8442.6462.4487.3353.2468.1364.7470.9374.6307.1
Burglaries 466386397337390376453379365308310300366
per 100,000 824.8698.4705.7600.5661.4684.5731.0611.3614.6520.0550.9506.1610.8
Thefts 1,1161,0901,1001,4071,5441,4091,1258421,0241,0511,0331,0461,090
per 100,000 1975.41972.21955.42506.92618.52564.91815.31358.21724.21774.41835.81764.81819.1
Auto thefts 654679689996900941885948793564506468407
per 100,000 1157.61228.61224.81774.61526.41713.01428.11529.11335.2952.2899.2789.6679.2
Arson 91110131515128473630
per 100,000 15.919.917.823.225.427.319.412.96.711.85.310.150.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 460.3462.0502.3578.0477.2524.0461.6426.6444.3385.4391.9337.4355.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in National City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 110 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
California average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -354 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

Work and jobs in National City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in National City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

National City, California average temperatures National City, California average precipitation National City, California humidity National City, California wind speed National City, California snowfall National City, California sunshine National City, California clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

National City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 625% 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 109.5 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 194.8 miles away from National 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 133.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from National City 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 85.2 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 (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

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).
National City topographic map

Birthplace of: John Baldessari - Conceptual artist, Juan Vargas - Politician, Raphael M. Robinson - Mathematician, Jim Duckworth - Baseball player, Joe Orrell - Major League Baseball pitcher, Mark Wiley (baseball) - Baseball player, Mary Castillo - Writer, Skid Roper - Musician.

Hospitals and medical centers in National City:

  • PARADISE VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2400 EAST 4TH ST)
  • FMC-NATIONAL CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (303 W. 26TH STREET)
  • CHRISARJE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (41 E 12TH ST, STE D)
  • CASTLE MANOR CONVALESCENT CENTER (541 V AVENUE)
  • FRIENDSHIP HOMES INC (2300 E SEVENTH ST)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (902 SOUTH EUCLID AVENUE)
  • HILLCREST MANOR SANITARIUM (1889 NATIONAL CITY BLVD.)
  • PARADISE VALLEY HEALTH CARE (2575 E. EIGHTH ST.)
  • WINDSOR GARDENS CONV CENTER OF SAN DIEGO (220 EAST 24TH STREET)

Heliports located in National City:

Amtrak station near National City:

  • 6 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 in National City:

  • ITT Technical Institute-National City (Full-time enrollment: 1,394; Location: 401 Mile of Cars Way, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Bellus Academy-National City (FT enrollment: 260; Location: 1520 East Plaza Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bellusacademy.edu)
  • California College San Diego (FT enrollment: 227; Location: 22 West 35th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cc-sd.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to National City:

  • San Diego City College (about 5 miles; San Diego, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,972)
  • Southwestern College (about 6 miles; Chula Vista, CA; FT enrollment: 10,761)
  • San Diego State University (about 8 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 27,516)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University San Diego (about 9 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 2,180)
  • University of San Diego (about 9 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 7,589)
  • University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus (about 10 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 5,159)
  • Point Loma Nazarene University (about 10 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 3,189)

Public high schools in National City:

Private high schools in National City:

  • SAN DIEGO ACADEMY (Students: 333; Location: 2800 E 4TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAITHFUL AMBASSADORS BIBLE (Students: 117; Location: 2432 E 18TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • SAN DIEGO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 2400 EUCLID AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in National City:

See full list of schools located in National City, map of school districts: NATIONAL ELEMENTARY, SWEETWATER UNION HIGH

Library in National City:

  • NATIONAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,009,498; Location: 1401 NATIONAL CITY BLVD.; 194,483 books; 5,070 audio materials; 15,798 video materials; 35 local licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in National City: Mole Pier (A), Pier 5 (B), Pier 6 (C), Pier 7 (D), Pier 8 (E), Pier 10 (F), Pier 11 (G), Pier 12 (H), Pier 13 (I), Pier 14 (J), Twentysixth Street Marine Terminal (K), National City Municipal Golf Course (L), Museum of American Treasures (M), National City Public Library (N), National City Fire Department Station 31 (O), National City Fire Department Station 34 (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza Bonita Westfield Shopping Center (1), Windmill Plaza Shopping Center (2), Plaza Towne Shopping Center (3), Harbison Shopping Center (4), South Bay Plaza Shopping Center (5), Bay Plaza Shopping Center (6), Sweetwater Town and Country Shopping Center (7), Sweetwater Plaza Shopping Center (8), Plaza Village Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in National City include: Advent Christian Faith Community Church (A), Church of Christ (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Spiritualist Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), Highland Avenue Baptist Church (F), New Apostolic Church (G), Pentecostal Tabernacle of the Assembly of God (H), Roosevelt Avenue Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in National City include: El Toyon Park (1), Kimball Park (2), Las Palmas Park (3), Pepper Park (4), Sweetwater Heights Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Bayview Suites (801 National City Boulevard).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.525. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.525
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 43.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0326. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0326
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in National City and their reported violations in the past:

GORDON S WELL #1 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.1% for other race residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in National City in 2010:

  • 5,141 people in military ships
  • 411 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 38 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in National City in 2000:

  • 2,642 people in military ships
  • 215 people in nursing homes
  • 165 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 114 people in other group homes
  • 96 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded

National City, California environmental map by EPA

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National City compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in National City (2011 data):

  • Union Bank, National Association: National City Cash And Save Branch at 22 E 8th St, branch established on 1946/08/01. 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: National City/Highland Branch at 1199 Highland Avenue, branch established on 1885/01/01. 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
  • Neighborhood National Bank: National City Branch at 1717 Sweetwater Road Suite A, branch established on 2001/06/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $104.1 mil, Deposits: $94.1 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Neighborhood Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 1130 Plaza Blvd Branch at 1130 Plaza Blvd Ste 102, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: National City Branch at 235 East Eighth Street, branch established on 1927/02/19. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in National City, California:

  • Rodeway Inn, 607 Roosevelt Ave, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-7502, Fax: (619) 336-1264
  • Stardust Inn, 1700 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-6491, Fax: (619) 477-5340
  • Clarion Hotel South Bay, 700 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-2800, Fax: (619) 474-1689
  • Red Lion Inn & Suites-San Diego-S Bay, 801 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (619) 336-1100, Fax: (619) 336-1628
  • Days Inn - South Bay, 1640 E PLZ Blvd, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (800) 324-7466
  • Holiday Inn Express-San Diego South-National City, 1645 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-2400, Fax: (619) 474-7403
  • Howard Johnson Express, 521 Roosevelt Ave, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (800) 794-7216, Fax: (619) 477-3295
  • Best Western Marina Gateway, 800 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA 91950 , Phone: (619) 259-2800, Fax: (619) 292-2358
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in National City, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

National City travel time to work - commute National City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in National City:

(National City, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for National City city (based on San Diego County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.71%
Here: 43.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents67.5%5.7%3.8%2.2%2.0%
Congregations8.9%2.5%9.9%8.8%2.6%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.5%1.4%1.3%13.1%
Congregations3.6%3.3%6.1%3.2%51.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 574
San Diego County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 17
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 227
San Diego 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.
State:

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

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Diego County:

22.2%
California:

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

16.0%
State:

17.9%
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
Financial Administration 17$81,697$57,6680$0
Other Government Administration 13$66,925$61,7770$0
Judicial and Legal 3$30,186$120,7440$0
Police Protection - Officers 79$674,464$102,4506$5,342
Police - Other 33$188,110$68,4046$5,342
Firefighters 34$369,107$130,2730$0
Fire - Other 9$53,889$71,8520$0
Streets and Highways 13$60,433$55,7846$1,328
Sewerage 29$123,729$51,1980$0
Parks and Recreation 14$61,445$52,66732$19,271
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$91,947$68,9601$830
Local Libraries 8$37,824$56,736128$113,888
Other and Unallocable 21$85,551$48,8865$6,051
Totals for Government 289$1,925,307$79,944184$152,052

National City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $4,913,000 ($82.11)
    Regular Highways: $2,447,000 ($40.90)
    Police Protection: $501,000 ($8.37)
    Central Staff Services: $350,000 ($5.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $340,000 ($5.68)
    Libraries: $295,000 ($4.93)
    Fire Protection: $65,000 ($1.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,270,000 ($221.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,500,000 ($158.77)
    Sewerage: $7,369,000 ($123.16)
    Fire Protection: $4,288,000 ($71.66)
    Transit Utilities: $2,384,000 ($39.84)
    Libraries: $2,350,000 ($39.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,079,000 ($34.75)
    Central Staff Services: $1,666,000 ($27.84)
    Regular Highways: $1,622,000 ($27.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,141,000 ($19.07)
    Financial Administration: $712,000 ($11.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000 ($7.69)
    Health Services - Other: $110,000 ($1.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,958,000 ($49.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $1,348,000 ($22.53)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $15,000 ($0.25)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,652,000 ($244.88)

National City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,169,000 ($69.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,699,000 ($61.82)
    All Other: $2,393,000 ($39.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000 ($0.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $7,996,000 ($133.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $37,000 ($0.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,602,000 ($43.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,879,000 ($31.40)
    Rents: $79,000 ($1.32)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,288,000 ($21.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,150,000 ($52.65)
    All Other: $2,587,000 ($43.24)
    Highways: $970,000 ($16.21)
    Transit Utilities: $920,000 ($15.38)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $14,875,000 ($248.60)
    Property: $9,110,000 ($152.25)
    Public Utilities: $1,551,000 ($25.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,039,000 ($17.36)
    NEC: $1,012,000 ($16.91)

National City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $49,305,000 ($824.03)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $227,000 ($3.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $43,050,000 ($719.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,787,000 ($96.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $695,000 ($11.62)

National City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $17,599,000 ($294.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,978,000 ($517.73)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,476,000 ($58.09)

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
California average:

5.03%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.28%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($46,993 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.39% ($43,822)
from Orange County, CA  0.27% ($52,789)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
California average:

5.12%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,376 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.24%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Riverside County, CA  0.48% ($46,491 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.43% ($42,108)
to Orange County, CA  0.28% ($53,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in National City:

  • KURS (1040 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: QUETZAL BILINGUAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • 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.)
  • KSON (1240 AM; 1 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KSDO (1130 AM; 10 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KECR (910 AM; 5 kW; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 National City:

  • KLNV (106.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KIOZ (105.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KPBS-FM (89.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLQV (102.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRI-FM6 (102.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: COMPASS RADIO OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KSDS (88.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around National City:

  • 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)
  • K35DG (Channel 35; LA JOLLA, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KSDX-LP (Channel 29; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: KRCA LICENSE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of National City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 91
Total length: 1,061 meters (3,481ft)
Total costs: $10,978,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,185,814
Total average daily truck traffic: 227,867

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 27
  • 1970-1979: 35
  • 1980-1989: 14
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for National City, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 2 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED194$213,522108$145,655157$201,1149$131,3123$834,68776$140,2781$132,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$205,29518$157,59036$201,2851$142,9200$011$144,7030$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED54$219,19454$136,043161$219,04414$88,5111$300,00047$138,0883$51,377
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN43$207,15832$145,61761$193,7765$109,2601$221,00020$123,9221$221,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$216,8455$164,40820$245,3683$154,0730$05$233,3980$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in National City, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$161,126
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$210,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$293,663
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$180,790

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 143
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 11

Incident types - National City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for National City, CA
Most common first names in National City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria12376.9 years
Jose7972.5 years
Mary6481.0 years
John6176.5 years
Robert5873.3 years
James5469.8 years
William4675.4 years
Jesus4474.3 years
Manuel3569.8 years
Charles3479.7 years
Most common last names in National City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez4477.3 years
Lopez3869.5 years
Garcia3371.6 years
Rodriguez3278.7 years
Gonzalez2969.5 years
Smith2981.2 years
Reyes2573.5 years
Johnson2375.0 years
Ramirez2372.0 years
Sanchez2278.6 years
Businesses in National City, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Justice1
99 Cents Only Stores1KFC2
ALDO1Kroger1
AT&T4LA Fitness1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1LensCrafters1
AutoZone2Little Caesars Pizza1
Bakers1Macy's1
Bally Total Fitness1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Baskin-Robbins2Mazda1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster1Motherhood Maternity2
Burger King1New York & Co1
CVS2Nike5
Carl\s Jr.2Nissan1
Charlotte Russe1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback1
Church's Chicken1Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 1Pac Sun1
ColorTyme1Panda Express1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Cricket Wireless4Payless2
DHL1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut2
Dennys2Popeyes2
Discount Tire1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Red Robin1
El Pollo Loco1Sephora1
Express1Skechers USA1
FedEx4Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel5
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Staples1
Forever 211Starbucks4
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subaru1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop2Super 82
Gymboree1T-Mobile6
H&M1Taco Bell1
H&R Block4Target1
Holiday Inn1Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
HomeTown Buffet1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1U-Haul1
Hot Topic1UPS6
IHOP1Vans8
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jamba Juice1Volkswagen1
Johnny Rockets1Walgreens1
Jones New York5Walmart1
Journeys1Wet Seal1

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents (pop 50,000+)"
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  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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