National City, California

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Population in 2017: 61,363 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.1%
 
Males: 30,673  (50.0%)
Females: 30,690  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 91950.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,604 (it was $29,826 in 2000)
National City:

$46,604
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,338 (it was $11,582 in 2000)

National City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $401,601 (it was $138,800 in 2000)
National City:

$401,601
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $401,475; detached houses: $415,989; townhouses or other attached units: $487,311; in 2-unit structures: $411,215; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $223,509; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,632; mobile homes: $137,617; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $28,940

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,182.

March 2019 cost of living index in National City: 140.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.7%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.2% for American Indian residents, 39.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.4% for other race residents, 30.1% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in National City, CA (2017)
    • 40,31665.3%Hispanic
    • 12,37020.0%Asian alone
    • 5,8949.6%White alone
    • 2,7104.4%Black alone
    • 8251.3%Two or more races
    • 2440.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1200.2%American Indian alone
    • 310.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 74 registered sex offenders living in National City, California as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in National City is 832 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in National City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(7.3)
2
(3.2)
6
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.4)
4
(7.1)
1
(1.7)
4
(6.7)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.3)
2
(3.3)
3
(4.9)
3
(4.9)
2
(3.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(29.1)
9
(14.5)
19
(30.6)
25
(42.1)
14
(23.6)
11
(19.5)
12
(20.2)
18
(30.0)
11
(18.4)
16
(26.6)
16
(26.3)
13
(21.1)
23
(37.4)
22
(35.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
182
(331.3)
211
(340.5)
180
(290.3)
183
(308.1)
194
(327.5)
148
(263.0)
137
(231.1)
165
(275.4)
137
(229.7)
105
(174.6)
142
(233.7)
108
(175.5)
109
(177.0)
101
(163.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
254
(462.4)
302
(487.3)
219
(353.2)
278
(468.1)
216
(364.7)
265
(470.9)
222
(374.6)
184
(307.1)
165
(276.7)
144
(239.5)
167
(274.8)
143
(232.3)
161
(261.5)
181
(293.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
376
(684.5)
453
(731.0)
379
(611.3)
365
(614.6)
308
(520.0)
310
(550.9)
300
(506.1)
366
(610.8)
286
(479.6)
238
(395.8)
183
(301.1)
182
(295.7)
132
(214.4)
127
(205.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,409
(2,565)
1,125
(1,815)
842
(1,358)
1,024
(1,724)
1,051
(1,774)
1,033
(1,836)
1,046
(1,765)
1,090
(1,819)
1,189
(1,994)
934
(1,553)
942
(1,550)
734
(1,193)
667
(1,083)
748
(1,211)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
941
(1,713)
885
(1,428)
948
(1,529)
793
(1,335)
564
(952.2)
506
(899.2)
468
(789.6)
407
(679.2)
415
(695.9)
417
(693.5)
324
(533.2)
460
(747.4)
358
(581.4)
292
(472.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(27.3)
12
(19.4)
8
(12.9)
4
(6.7)
7
(11.8)
3
(5.3)
6
(10.1)
30
(50.1)
7
(11.7)
9
(15.0)
14
(23.0)
5
(8.1)
11
(17.9)
8
(13.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)517.3455.7421.1438.5380.4386.9333.0351.3311.4273.5278.5253.9249.9243.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in National City, CA

Crime rate in National City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 122 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
California average:

1.99
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National City, CA City Guides:

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 7.39 square miles.

Population density: 8,305 people per square mile   (high).

National City, California map

24,478 residents are foreign born (24.8% Latin America, 12.8% Asia).

This city:

39.7%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,816 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,591 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.67 N, Longitude: 117.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,283 (-10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,678 (19.2%)

Area code: 619

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

4.6%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in National City, CA
Historical housing units in National City, CA
Most common industries in National City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in National City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

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

National City, 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 0.365. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.365
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.38. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
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 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.101
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 221. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

221
U.S.:

20
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00978. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00978
U.S.:

0.00984

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 National City center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from National 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 (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).
National City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in National City:

  • PARADISE VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2400 EAST 4TH ST)
  • 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)
  • FMC-NATIONAL CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (303 W. 26TH STREET)
  • CHRISARJE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (41 E 12TH ST, STE D)

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 (Full-time enrollment: 260; Location: 1520 East Plaza Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bellusacademy.edu)
  • California College San Diego (Full-time 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: 314, Location: 2800 E 4TH ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • FAITHFUL AMBASSADORS BIBLE (Students: 98, Location: 2432 E 18TH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in National City:

  • NATIONAL CITY MIDDLE (Students: 751, Location: 1701 D AVE., Grades: 7-8)
  • OLIVEWOOD (Students: 427, Location: 2505 F AVE., Grades: KG-6)
  • LAS PALMAS (Students: 381, Location: 1900 E. 18TH ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • IRA HARBISON (Students: 355, Location: 3235 E. EIGHTH ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • LINCOLN ACRES (Students: 348, Location: 2200 LANOITAN AVE., Grades: KG-6)
  • PALMER WAY (Students: 299, Location: 2900 PALMER ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • RANCHO DE LA NACION (Students: 249, Location: 1830 E. DIVISION ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • JOHN A. OTIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 241, Location: 621 E. 18TH ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • EL TOYON ELEMENTARY (Students: 213, Location: 2000 E. DIVISION ST., Grades: KG-6)
  • KIMBALL (Students: 207, Location: 302 W. 18TH ST., Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in National City

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)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

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).

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.

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in National City:

Marital status in National City, CA
  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in National City:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.2
California average:

15.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in National City:

(National City, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for National City, 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
This 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.
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.
California:

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

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
California:

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

16.0%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
National City:

48.4%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
National City:

47.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
National City:

22.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.3%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
National City:

53.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
National City:

81.5%
California:

80.6%

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

National City government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $10,103,000 ($164.64)
    Regular Highways: $2,068,000 ($33.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,170,000 ($19.07)
    Sewerage: $1,101,000 ($17.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $891,000 ($14.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $20,330,000 ($331.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,365,000 ($201.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,427,000 ($121.03)
    Sewerage: $7,382,000 ($120.30)
    Central Staff Services: $4,906,000 ($79.95)
    Libraries: $2,723,000 ($44.38)
    Regular Highways: $2,300,000 ($37.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,173,000 ($35.41)
    Health - Other: $1,081,000 ($17.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $734,000 ($11.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $622,000 ($10.14)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,443,000 ($56.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $797,000 ($12.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $490,000 ($7.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($0.86)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.08)

National City government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,832,000 ($111.34)
    Other: $3,695,000 ($60.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000 ($2.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000 ($1.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $11,351,000 ($184.98)
    Health and Hospitals: $729,000 ($11.88)
    Highways: $259,000 ($4.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,230,000 ($20.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,189,000 ($19.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $715,000 ($11.65)
    Interest Earnings: $549,000 ($8.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($0.20)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($0.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,410,000 ($39.27)
    Highways: $1,512,000 ($24.64)
    General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $24,632,000 ($401.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,340,000 ($298.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,861,000 ($30.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $896,000 ($14.60)
    Other License: $636,000 ($10.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $633,000 ($10.32)
    Other: $216,000 ($3.52)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $83,000 ($1.35)

National City government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,078,000 ($1402.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,135,000 ($1322.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,828,000 ($160.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,885,000 ($79.61)

National City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,741,000 ($28.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,918,000 ($976.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,602,000 ($792.04)

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 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

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
See more detailed statistics of National City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 110Number of bridges
  • 1,673ft / 510mTotal length
  • $11,583,000Total costs
  • 5,972,645Total average daily traffic
  • 240,068Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,225,554Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in National City, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 301960-1969
  • 481970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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 in National City, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in National City, CA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 112. The highest number of fire incidents - 222 took place in 2017, and the least - 5 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in National City, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (39.5%), and Structure Fires (35.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in National City, CA
    • 62239.5%Outside Fires
    • 56435.9%Structure Fires
    • 27317.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1147.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for National City, CA

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

  • Rodeway Inn, 607 Roosevelt Ave, National City, California 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-7502, Fax: (619) 336-1264
  • Stardust Inn, 1700 E Plaza Blvd, National City, California 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-6491, Fax: (619) 477-5340
  • Ramada San Diego National City, 700 National City Blvd, National City, California 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-2800, Fax: (619) 474-1689
  • Red Lion Inn & Suites-San Diego-S Bay, 801 National City Blvd, National City, California 91950 , Phone: (619) 336-1100, Fax: (619) 336-1628
  • Holiday Inn Express-San Diego South-National City, 1645 E Plaza Blvd, National City, California 91950 , Phone: (619) 474-2400, Fax: (619) 474-7403
  • Best Western Marina Gateway, 800 Bay Marina Dr, National City, California 91950 , Phone: (619) 259-2800, Fax: (619) 292-2358
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in National City, California
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in National City, CA
  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Electricity
  • 4.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in National City, CA
  • 53.1%Utility gas
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 6.0%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

National City on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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