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San Diego County, California (CA)


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County population in 2012: 3,177,063 (97% urban, 3% rural); it was 2,813,833 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 463,917
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 127,108
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 551,489
Renter-occupied apartments: 495,840 (it was 443,188 in 2000)
% of renters here:

45%
State:

44%

Land area: 4200 sq. mi.
Water area: 325.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 748 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in San Diego County: 128.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (24.8%), Educational,health and social services (14.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Median resident age:  34.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years

Males: 1,553,679  (45.7%)
Females: 1,541,634  (54.3%)

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San Diego County,CA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
San Diego County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $60,230 ($47,067 in 1999)
This county:

$60230
California:

$58931

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,157 (lower quartile is $879, upper quartile is $1,575)
This county:

$1157
State:

$1058


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $417,700 (it was $212,000 in 2000)
San Diego County:

$417,700
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $288,000 - $640,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $561,581
Here:

$561,581
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $378,290
Here:

$378,290
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $453,058
Here:

$453,058
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $357,613
Here:

$357,613
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $340,761
Here:

$340,761
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $94,579
Here:

$94,579
State:

$59,450

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,489
Here:

$43,489
State:

$63,652
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,430
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $452

Institutionalized population: 24,210

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


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Health of residents in San Diego County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
78.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 153 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,363 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,422 (0.4%)


San Diego County household income distribution in 2009 San Diego County home values distribution


San Diego County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.6%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.6%
San Diego County:

12.6%
California:

14.2%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Area name: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Diego County is $870 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1065 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1514 a month.

Cities in this county include: San Diego, Chula Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, El Cajon, Vista, Carlsbad, Encinitas, San Marcos, La Mesa.

San Diego County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
91901Alpine80
91902Bonita20
91903Alpine20
91906Campo41
91910Chula Vista202
91911Chula Vista40
91913Chula Vista30
91914Chula Vista50
91915Chula Vista30
91916Descanso80
91931Guatay10
91932Imperial Beach200
91934Jacumba10
91935Jamul60
91941La Mesa150
91942La Mesa81
91943La Mesa10
91945Lemon Grove20
91950National City110
91962Pine Valley11
91977Spring Valley160
91978Spring Valley10
92003Bonsall30
92004Borrego Springs20
92007Cardiff by the Sea70
92008Carlsbad351
92009Carlsbad230
92014Del Mar130
92019El Cajon170
92020El Cajon220
92021El Cajon341
92022El Cajon10
92024Encinitas425
92025Escondido426
92026Escondido211
92027Escondido111
92028Fallbrook573
92029Escondido51
92030Escondido10
92033Escondido40
92036Julian120
92037La Jolla415
92038La Jolla20
92040Lakeside550
92054Oceanside320
92055Camp Pendleton10
92056Oceanside370
92057Oceanside130
92058Oceanside10
92059Pala40
92060Palomar Mountain11
92061Pauma Valley10
92064Poway525
92065Ramona586
92067Rancho Santa Fe61
92069San Marcos292
92070Santa Ysabel20
92071Santee272
92072Santee10
92075Solana Beach152
92078San Marcos50
92081Vista30
92082Valley Center94
92083Vista232
92084Vista301
92085Vista10
92086Warner Springs11
92088Fallbrook10
92091Rancho Santa Fe20
92092La Jolla10
92093La Jolla21
92101San Diego50
92102San Diego60
92103San Diego171
92104San Diego192
92105San Diego80
92106San Diego151
92107San Diego172
92108San Diego60
92109San Diego130
92110San Diego150
92111San Diego123
92113San Diego20
92114San Diego20
92115San Diego193
92116San Diego70
92117San Diego142
92118Coronado160
92119San Diego170
92120San Diego252
92121San Diego31
92122San Diego250
92123San Diego80
92124San Diego160
92126San Diego4617
92127San Diego100
92128San Diego210
92129San Diego190
92130San Diego280
92131San Diego160
92139San Diego40
92154San Diego30
92160San Diego80
92173San Ysidro141

2005 air pollution in San Diego County:

Carbon Monoxide: 4 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.024 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.106 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 28 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 154 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 30 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.san-diego.ca.us

Click to draw/clear San Diego County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in San Diego County: Pine Hills Lodge (A), Silvano Ranch (B), Rincon Refugio (C), Borrego Palm Canyon Campground (D), Oliver Ranch (E), Brinniger Ranch (F), Treanor Ranch (G), Nichols Ranch (H), Mesa Chiquita Ranch (I), Matagua Ranch (J), Aqua Dulce (K), Japatu Station (L), Oakzanita Springs Campground (M), Dulzura Community Cemetery (N), Dulin Ranch (O), Inspiration Point (P), Paso Picacho Campground (Q), Ivanhoe Ranch (R), Horse Heaven Group Camp (S), Honey Springs Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Viejas Outlet Center Shopping Center (1), River Shopping Center (2), River Village San Luis Rey Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Diego County include: Santa Ysabel Chapel (A), Indian Church (B), Pauma Mission (C), Saint Francis Chapel (D), Buena Vista Baptist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Faith Chapel Pentecostal Church (G), Solid Rock Ministries (H), New Harvest Christian Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pauma Valley Cemetery (1), Indian Cemetery (2), Saint Bartholomew Cemetery (3), Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery (4), Indian Cemetery (5), Saint Carmel Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Natural Rock Tanks (A), Campo Lake (B), Lost Lake (C), Lake Jean (D), Little Laguna Lake (E), Twin Lakes (F), Big Lake (G), Big Laguna Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hills of the Moon Wash (A), North Fork Sweetwater River (B), Adler Creek (C), Guejito Creek (D), Grapevine Creek (E), Fonts Point Wash (F), Fault Wash (G), Ella Wash (H), Dehr Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in San Diego County include: Campo Stone Store County Park (1), Otay County Open Space Preserve (2), Otay Lake County Park (3), Potrero County Park (4), Picnic Lake Park (5), Palomar Mountain State Park (6), Lake Henshaw (7), Laguna Recreation Area (8), Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Imperial County , Orange County , Riverside County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 242,117
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 606,254 (41% naturalized citizens)

San Diego County:

21.5%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.5%

San Diego County marital status for males
San Diego County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in San Diego County with a mortgage: 362,087 (55,215 second mortgage, 38,894 home equity loan, 1,604 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 95,177

Here:

79.2% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.71%
Here43.7%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 1,230,063
Total congregations: 1,179

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents829,933 (67.5%)70,000 (5.7%)46,268 (3.8%)27,228 (2.2%)24,008 (2.0%)
Congregations105 (8.9%)29 (2.5%)117 (9.9%)104 (8.8%)31 (2.6%)
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents20,799 (1.7%)17,873 (1.5%)16,770 (1.4%)16,284 (1.3%)160,900 (13.1%)
Congregations43 (3.6%)39 (3.3%)72 (6.1%)38 (3.2%)601 (51.0%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in San Diego County - San Diego, Chula Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, El Cajon

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 574
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
This 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.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.5%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
California:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Diego County:

16.0%
State:

17.9%


Agriculture in San Diego County:

Average size of farms: 78 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $180,925
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $12133.92
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $132,024
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,597
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.32
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 22.20%
All wheat for grain: 542 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,212 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 44,288 acres

Tornado activity:

San Diego County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above California state average. It is 10.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/8/1961, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

San Diego County-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 929% 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 93.6 miles away from the county 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the county 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 83.0 miles away from San Diego County center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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: 14, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in San Diego County (%):





San Diego County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 960,065 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 169,340 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37,948 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2,022 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 350 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2,527 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 177 (0%)
  • Taxi: 733 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4,365 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7,460 (1%)
  • Walked: 44,107 (3%)
  • Other means: 13,227 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 57,182 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in San Diego County, California in 2000:

People in group quarters in San Diego County, California in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $63,936.

5.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
California average:

5.75%


0.49% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,155 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.49%
California average:

0.21%

2.25% relocated from other counties in California ($19,637 average AGI)
3.20% relocated from other states ($23,397 average AGI)
San Diego County:

3.20%
California average:

1.75%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.52% ($50,193 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.36% ($47,939)
from Orange County, CA  0.33% ($64,651)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.14% ($36,623)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.12% ($47,664)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.10% ($82,048)
from Clark County, NV  0.08% ($38,568)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
California average:

6.27%


0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,595 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.28%
California average:

0.11%

2.48% relocated to other counties in California ($17,434 average AGI)
3.90% relocated to other states ($27,731 average AGI)
San Diego County:

3.90%
California average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Riverside County, CA  0.75% ($48,140 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.43% ($41,486)
to Orange County, CA  0.30% ($52,882)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.25% ($46,746)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($46,792)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.13% ($42,068)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.09% ($64,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in San Diego County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Deaths per 1000 population in San Diego County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in San Diego County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 350,167 (310,855 aged, 39,312 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 40.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 23.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 6.4
  • Suffocation - 2.0
  • Other - 8.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 103.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 45.1
  • Suffocation - 22.8
  • Poisoning - 20.2
  • Fall - 6.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 2.3
  • Drowning - 2.1
  • Other - 5.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,993,347

Size of family households: 259,987 2-persons, 163,708 3-persons, 151,567 4-persons, 77,987 5-persons, 35,328 6-persons, 31,903 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 261,217 1-person, 79,429 2-persons, 15,750 3-persons, 6,426 4-persons, 2,198 5-persons, 821 6-persons, 544 7-or-more-persons.

67.0% of residents of San Diego County speak English at home.
21.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
7.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $25,892,781,000 ($8832 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,518,232,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,508,907,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,254,175,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $21,466,000
Federal grants: $4,018,650,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,852,523,000 ($5,117,668,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,237,061,000 ($5,067,023,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $338,505,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $879,235,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,537,275,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 232,321
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 102,794
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +91,725
Here:

+31 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -97,536
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in San Diego County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 438.17 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

3.5

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in San Diego County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2,613
  • 2 rooms: 14,774
  • 3 rooms: 37,151
  • 4 rooms: 55,834
  • 5 rooms: 115,639
  • 6 rooms: 127,789
  • 7 rooms: 94,964
  • 8 rooms: 60,194
  • 9+ rooms: 42,531
  • 1 room: 38,230
  • 2 rooms: 78,383
  • 3 rooms: 96,805
  • 4 rooms: 111,043
  • 5 rooms: 65,492
  • 6 rooms: 31,337
  • 7 rooms: 13,249
  • 8 rooms: 5,656
  • 9+ rooms: 2,993
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Diego County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6,615
  • 1 bedroom: 31,321
  • 2 bedrooms: 130,095
  • 3 bedrooms: 222,823
  • 4 bedrooms: 132,571
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28,064
  • no bedroom: 48,031
  • 1 bedroom: 148,457
  • 2 bedrooms: 165,500
  • 3 bedrooms: 61,142
  • 4 bedrooms: 17,641
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,417
Cars and other vehicles available in San Diego County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 18,091
  • 1 vehicle: 146,478
  • 2 vehicles: 250,050
  • 3 vehicles: 95,221
  • 4 vehicles: 29,238
  • 5+ vehicles: 12,411
  • no vehicle: 61,887
  • 1 vehicle: 200,022
  • 2 vehicles: 141,620
  • 3 vehicles: 29,661
  • 4 vehicles: 7,165
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,833

47% of San Diego County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in California.

San Diego County:

47.1%
State average:

52.5%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $230,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Diego County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (75.6%)
  • Electricity (16.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.0%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (49.6%)
  • Electricity (45.1%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Wood (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29,076
Here:

8.6%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9,945
Here:

6.2%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28,445
Here:

14.1%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt Cash and Securities

San Diego County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


San Diego County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


San Diego County government finances - Debt in 2006:


San Diego County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



San Diego County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

San Diego County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 601 full 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 ORIGINATED13,120$301,14016,161$327,64555,159$329,5721,988$233,247198$2,631,0617,102$276,589422$168,291
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1,486$292,5752,349$326,1616,192$349,289262$171,97713$936,692991$269,813184$101,538
APPLICATIONS DENIED2,424$290,0403,941$306,21718,132$360,6991,059$160,88442$1,453,4763,130$271,442488$112,721
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2,240$297,2033,097$335,18911,558$349,034477$201,12218$1,935,0561,701$274,914110$178,473
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS493$282,497586$306,5363,083$351,087161$189,2484$1,022,500383$262,52248$93,188
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 543 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,537$291,716401$347,68330$199,1670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED664$306,426247$365,71732$210,4382$139,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED382$287,539168$358,14913$207,3850$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN132$311,62952$382,7312$120,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS96$299,50021$339,19010$299,2000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in San Diego County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10,99874.9 years
William9,36575.2 years
Mary9,25380.0 years
Robert9,12672.3 years
James7,32972.3 years
Charles5,71875.5 years
George5,41076.5 years
Helen4,93981.3 years
Margaret4,56680.6 years
Dorothy4,55579.5 years
Most common last names in San Diego County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3,94476.5 years
Johnson2,98976.8 years
Brown2,11376.2 years
Miller2,01977.1 years
Williams1,91875.0 years
Jones1,88275.1 years
Anderson1,71377.6 years
Davis1,51674.8 years
Wilson1,40776.4 years
Taylor1,20375.3 years
Businesses in San Diego County, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness32J.Crew2
7-Eleven139JCPenney6
ALDO10Jack In The Box26
AMF Bowling1Jamba Juice36
AT&T59JoS. A. Bank3
Abercrombie & Fitch5Johnny Rockets2
Abercrombie Kids3Jones New York61
Ace Hardware15Journeys8
Aeropostale10KFC48
Aerosoles1Kincaid4
Albertsons41Kmart5
American Eagle Outfitters9Kohl's10
Ann Taylor9Kroger36
Apple Store5LA Fitness12
Applebee's9La Quinta7
Arby's13La-Z-Boy3
Ashley Furniture3Lane Bryant8
AutoZone44Lane Furniture13
Avenue4LensCrafters11
BMW6Levi Strauss & Co.3
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill3Little Caesars Pizza50
Bakers1Loews1
Bally Total Fitness3Long John Silver's4
Banana Republic9Lowe's7
Baskin-Robbins26Macy's11
Bath & Body Works16Marriott25
Bebe5Marshalls12
Bed Bath & Beyond8MasterBrand Cabinets87
Ben & Jerry's3McDonald's109
Bentleymotors.Com1Men's Wearhouse12
Best Western27Motel 611
Big O Tires9Motherhood Maternity21
Blockbuster50New Balance38
Brooks Brothers3New York & Co7
Brookstone4Nike146
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nordstrom6
Budget Car Rental5Office Depot17
Burger King40Old Navy8
CVS78Olive Garden7
Cache3On The Border4
CarMax1Outback7
Casual Male XL3Outback Steakhouse7
Catherines3Pac Sun10
Charlotte Russe10Panda Express47
Chick-Fil-A5Panera Bread15
Chico's10Papa John's Pizza27
Chipotle13Payless42
Chuck E. Cheese's7Penske22
Church's Chicken6PetSmart11
Cinnabon 5Pier 1 Imports12
Clarion1Pizza Hut44
Clarks4Popeyes10
Cold Stone Creamery29Quality4
Coldwater Creek4Quiznos26
ColorTyme3RadioShack43
Comfort Inn7Ramada11
Comfort Suites4Red Lobster5
Costco13Red Robin4
Crate & Barrel3Red Roof Inn1
Cricket Wireless90Rite Aid47
Curves27Rodeway Inn6
DHL52Rue212
Dairy Queen16Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Days Hotel1SAS Shoes8
Days Inn10SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry9Safeway47
Dennys39Sam's Club1
Discount Tire26Sears23
Domino's Pizza31Sephora7
DressBarn2Soma Intimates2
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts5
Eddie Bauer3Sprint Nextel61
El Pollo Loco22Staples21
Ethan Allen3Starbucks192
Express9Subway169
Extended Stay America4Super 810
Famous Footwear10T-Mobile127
Fashion Bug1T.G.I. Driday's6
FedEx378T.J.Maxx5
Finish Line2Taco Bell54
Firestone Complete Auto Care16Talbots5
Foot Locker10Target20
Forever 218The Athlete's Foot1
Fredericks Of Hollywood6The Cheesecake Factory2
GNC56The Limited1
GameStop45The Room Place4
Gap12Torrid5
Goodwill12Toys"R"Us15
Gymboree10Trader Joe's12
H&M4Travelodge6
H&R Block91True Value11
Haagen-Dazs2U-Haul73
Haworth2UPS430
Hawthorn1Urban Outfitters4
Holiday Inn27Vans75
Hollister Co.7Verizon Wireless41
Home Depot21Victoria's Secret13
HomeTown Buffet10Vons55
Homestead Studio Suites2Walgreens26
Hot Topic8Walmart18
Howard Johnson5Wendy's27
Hyatt7Westin2
IHOP23Wet Seal4
IKEA1Whole Foods Market2
IZOD2World Gym2
J. Jill2YMCA19
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