Health and Nutrition of Lemon Grove, CA Residents

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Forty eight percent of Lemon Grove residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 47.9%
  • County 49.3%
  • California 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Lemon Grove 19.8
  • San Diego County 20.0
  • State 19.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.6
  • County 3.8
  • State 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Lemon Grove 1.9
  • San Diego County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.0
  • San Diego County 2.1
  • State 2.1

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.3
  • San Diego County 3.5
  • State 3.3

The average Lemon Grove resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Lemon Grove residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Lemon Grove 2.0
  • San Diego County 1.8
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 16.0%
  • County 15.3%
  • California 15.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • County 20.3%
  • California 20.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Lemon Grove 45.6%
  • San Diego County 47.6%
  • State 47.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Lemon Grove 2.9
  • San Diego County 2.9
  • California 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Lemon Grove 3.1
  • County 2.9
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Lemon Grove 23.5
  • County 23.9
  • State 23.8

The average height of Lemon Grove residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 177 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 65.9
  • County 66.3
  • State 66.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 176.6
  • County 175.3
  • California 174.2

Average BMI

  • Here 28.7
  • San Diego County 28.1
  • State 28.1

People that are obese (%)

  • Lemon Grove 37.5%
  • San Diego County 34.4%
  • State 34.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Lemon Grove 48.8%
  • San Diego County 45.2%
  • California 45.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Lemon Grove 35.5%
  • San Diego County 35.5%
  • State 35.3%

Sixty one percent of Lemon Grove residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Lemon Grove 60.8%
  • County 61.2%
  • State 60.0%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Lemon Grove 23.8%
  • San Diego County 22.6%
  • State 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • San Diego County 20.8%
  • State 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 2.2%
  • California 2.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • San Diego County 12.7%
  • State 13.1%

Ten percent of people living in Lemon Grove have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.7%
  • San Diego County 8.9%
  • State 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • San Diego County 45.5%
  • State 45.8%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 2.6%

Lemon Grove residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.1
  • San Diego County 1.0
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Lemon Grove residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty three percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty three percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Nineteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Lemon Grove 10.8%
  • San Diego County 11.2%
  • California 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Lemon Grove 5.0%
  • San Diego County 4.9%
  • California 4.7%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Lemon Grove 63.3%
  • County 65.3%
  • California 64.0%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • San Diego County 25.6%
  • California 23.8%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Lemon Grove 14.6%
  • San Diego County 14.8%
  • California 14.2%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Lemon Grove 18.8%
  • San Diego County 19.6%
  • State 18.7%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 34.4%
  • County 36.4%
  • California 34.5%

Seventy one percent of people living in Lemon Grove are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 71.4%
  • County 73.3%
  • California 72.4%

Twenty percent of people living in Lemon Grove have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty two percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty percent of people in Lemon Grove frequently check their blood cholesterol. Seventeen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • San Diego County 18.5%
  • State 18.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • County 21.8%
  • California 21.5%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Lemon Grove 39.6%
  • San Diego County 38.7%
  • California 38.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 17.2%
  • San Diego County 16.0%
  • State 16.3%

Thirty two percent of people living in Lemon Grove use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 32.4%
  • San Diego County 35.4%
  • State 34.3%

Twenty eight percent of Lemon Grove residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty nine percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Thirty percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty one percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Sixteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Five percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 28.3%
  • County 25.9%
  • California 26.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Lemon Grove 29.0%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 27.1%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Lemon Grove 41.9%
  • County 40.8%
  • State 40.9%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.4%
  • San Diego County 51.0%
  • State 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Lemon Grove 29.9%
  • County 27.4%
  • California 28.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 20.4%
  • California 20.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Lemon Grove 20.7%
  • County 19.5%
  • California 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Lemon Grove 16.3%
  • County 14.0%
  • California 14.8%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 4.1%
  • California 4.4%

Lemon Grove residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Lemon Grove 1.8
  • San Diego County 1.7
  • California 1.7

Seventy eight percent of people living in Lemon Grove have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Twelve percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.3 days per month on average. They have 5.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Lemon Grove 78.5%
  • San Diego County 79.2%
  • State 78.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Lemon Grove 11.7%
  • San Diego County 11.1%
  • California 11.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Lemon Grove 4.3
  • County 4.6
  • State 4.5

Average drinks/week

  • Lemon Grove 5.6
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 21.7
  • San Diego County 20.6
  • State 20.4

Ninety seven percent of Lemon Grove residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty five percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty nine percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Lemon Grove have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety six percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Lemon Grove were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 29 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.8 men on average. They have had 1.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Lemon Grove were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Eleven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Lemon Grove has vaginal or anal sex 63 times a year. Forty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Lemon Grove 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy one percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.1%
  • County 96.8%
  • California 96.9%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Lemon Grove 94.4%
  • County 92.4%
  • California 92.8%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Lemon Grove 85.0%
  • County 84.4%
  • State 83.7%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • County 48.3%
  • California 48.3%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Lemon Grove 5.9%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 6.8%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Lemon Grove 96.3%
  • County 96.0%
  • California 96.0%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Here 82.0%
  • San Diego County 83.6%
  • State 82.7%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Lemon Grove 39.4%
  • San Diego County 39.2%
  • State 38.9%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • San Diego County 12.0%
  • State 12.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.8
  • San Diego County 17.1
  • California 17.1

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Lemon Grove 28.8
  • San Diego County 24.5
  • California 25.6

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Lemon Grove 24.1
  • County 19.9
  • State 20.9

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 21.2
  • San Diego County 21.2
  • State 21.3

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Lemon Grove 5.1
  • San Diego County 4.9
  • State 5.0

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.9
  • California 1.8

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Lemon Grove 1.0
  • San Diego County 1.1
  • California 1.0

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Lemon Grove 19.7
  • San Diego County 19.8
  • California 20.0

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 3.6
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • County 9.3%
  • California 9.6%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 63.1
  • County 63.3
  • California 62.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 49.0%
  • San Diego County 50.6%
  • California 49.2%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 9.7
  • San Diego County 9.6
  • State 9.4

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Lemon Grove 8.5
  • San Diego County 8.5
  • California 8.3

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.6
  • San Diego County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Lemon Grove 71.4%
  • County 72.2%
  • California 68.4%

Ten percent of households in Lemon Grove use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Lemon Grove 10.4%
  • San Diego County 9.7%
  • California 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Lemon Grove 4.7%
  • San Diego County 4.4%
  • California 4.6%

Lemon Grove residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty eight percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Lemon Grove 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • California 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Lemon Grove 27.7%
  • San Diego County 27.4%
  • California 26.9%

Fifty percent of Lemon Grove residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 50.1%
  • San Diego County 48.5%
  • State 47.9%

Twenty percent of Lemon Grove residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty six percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty two percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty one percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • San Diego County 19.9%
  • State 19.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Lemon Grove 36.0%
  • San Diego County 35.3%
  • State 34.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Lemon Grove 32.0%
  • San Diego County 32.7%
  • California 32.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • San Diego County 23.0%
  • California 22.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Lemon Grove 41.2%
  • San Diego County 43.5%
  • California 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.8
  • San Diego County 6.0
  • California 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • San Diego County 2.6
  • California 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Lemon Grove 1.3
  • County 1.4
  • California 1.4

Nine percent of Lemon Grove residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty three percent are overweight. Twenty one percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Lemon Grove have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty two percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Lemon Grove 9.2%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Lemon Grove 3.0%
  • San Diego County 3.2%
  • State 3.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.0%
  • County 31.5%
  • California 31.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Lemon Grove 20.8%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Lemon Grove 10.7%
  • San Diego County 9.9%
  • California 9.9%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • San Diego County 18.9%
  • California 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Lemon Grove 22.5%
  • County 21.0%
  • California 20.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • San Diego County 3.1%
  • California 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Lemon Grove 2.6%
  • San Diego County 2.5%
  • State 2.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Lemon Grove 2.8%
  • County 2.7%
  • California 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Lemon Grove 1.7%
  • County 1.7%
  • State 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Lemon Grove 3.2%
  • San Diego County 3.0%
  • State 2.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.1%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Lemon Grove 2.1%
  • San Diego County 2.2%
  • State 2.2%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.6%
  • San Diego County 6.6%
  • State 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Lemon Grove 2.7%
  • San Diego County 2.7%
  • State 2.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Lemon Grove 2.8%
  • County 2.8%
  • California 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 6.9%
  • California 6.4%

Sixty five percent of births in Lemon Grove were vaginal deliveries. Thirty five percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Eighteen percent of women in Lemon Grove have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Nine percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Six percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Nineteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Fourteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Lemon Grove 64.9%
  • San Diego County 63.6%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 35.1%
  • County 36.4%
  • California 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Lemon Grove 99.2%
  • San Diego County 99.3%
  • California 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Lemon Grove 59.3%
  • County 58.6%
  • California 58.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 59.4%
  • County 61.7%
  • State 61.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Lemon Grove 18.0%
  • San Diego County 17.1%
  • California 16.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • County 9.1%
  • State 8.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Lemon Grove 68.6%
  • San Diego County 69.4%
  • State 68.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • San Diego County 6.9%
  • California 6.3%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 19.0%
  • San Diego County 17.8%
  • State 17.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • San Diego County 14.7%
  • State 13.8%

People living in Lemon Grove report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Lemon Grove residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Lemon Grove are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 54.2%
  • San Diego County 56.4%
  • State 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • San Diego County 4.8%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Lemon Grove 40.0%
  • County 39.4%
  • State 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Lemon Grove 7.7%
  • County 7.7%
  • California 7.5%

People in Lemon Grove spend $371 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Lemon Grove spends $82 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $135 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Lemon Grove $371
  • County $368
  • State $372

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 22.7%
  • California 22.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Lemon Grove $82
  • County $81
  • California $83

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • San Diego County 4.4%
  • State 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $135
  • County $150
  • State $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • San Diego County 7.8%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Lemon Grove $29
  • County $29
  • State $29

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Lemon Grove 1.2%
  • San Diego County 1.2%
  • California 1.1%

People living in Lemon Grove report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Lemon Grove population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Fourteen percent of people in Lemon Grove had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Lemon Grove 80.0%
  • San Diego County 80.5%
  • California 80.6%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 82.3%
  • San Diego County 82.4%
  • State 82.6%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 95.6%
  • San Diego County 95.7%
  • California 95.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Lemon Grove 18.4%
  • San Diego County 17.3%
  • California 17.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 42.1%
  • County 38.9%
  • State 38.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Lemon Grove 14.2%
  • County 14.1%
  • State 13.3%

Twenty four percent of Lemon Grove residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • San Diego County 23.9%
  • California 23.4%

Seventeen percent of Lemon Grove residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty two percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 16.6%
  • San Diego County 15.1%
  • California 15.3%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Lemon Grove 21.9%
  • San Diego County 20.4%
  • California 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • San Diego County 7.4%
  • California 7.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Lemon Grove 10.3%
  • County 8.9%
  • California 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Lemon Grove 7.0%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 6.1%
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