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San Diego: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 1,862,000

1990: 2,498,016

2000: 2,813,833

Percent change, 1990–2000: 12.6%

U.S. rank in 1980: 19th

U.S. rank in 1990: 15th

U.S. rank in 2000: 17th

City Residents

1980: 875,538

1990: 1,110,623

2000: 1,223,400

2003 estimate: 1,266,753

Percent change, 1990–2000: 10.1%

U.S. rank in 1980: 8th

U.S. rank in 1990: 6th (State rank: 2nd)

U.S. rank in 2000: 11th (State rank: 2nd)

Density: 3,771.9 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 736,207 Black or African American: 96,216 American Indian and Alaska Native: 7,543 Asian: 166,968 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 5,853 Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 310,752 Other: 210,613

Percent of residents born in state: 40.3% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 82,523

Population 5 to 9 years old: 87,347

Population 10 to 14 years old: 79,520

Population 15 to 19 years old: 85,664

Population 20 to 24 years old: 110,614

Population 25 to 34 years old: 217,032

Population 35 to 44 years old: 198,474

Population 45 to 54 years old: 148,127

Population 55 to 59 years old: 48,016

Population 60 to 64 years old: 38,075

Population 65 to 74 years old: 65,922

Population 75 to 84 years old: 47,639

Population 85 years and older: 14,447

Median age: 32.5 years

Births (2002, San Diego County) Total number: 43,951

Deaths (2002, San Diego County)

Total number: 19,356 (of which, 197 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (2000)

Per capita income: $23,609 Median household income: $45,733 Total households: 451,126

Number of households with income of . . . less than $10,000: 37,637

$10,000 to $14,999: 25,745

$15,000 to $24,999: 54,563

$25,000 to $34,999: 54,499

$35,000 to $49,999: 70,654

$50,000 to $74,999: 87,022

$75,000 to $99,999: 50,492

$100,000 to $149,999: 43,452

$150,000 to $199,999: 13,558

$200,000 or more: 13,502

Percent of families below poverty level: 10.6% (17.9% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 50,124


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