El Cajon, CA

103,769 Population
14.5 square miles 7,167.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 72nd Highest in CA
Population Density
7,167.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.5%
was 48.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
30.0%
was 30.7%
Ranked 51st Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
30.0%
was 25.6%
Ranked 11th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.8%
was 10.1%
Ranked 84th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 7.5
Ranked 18th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
26.7%
was 20.9%
Ranked 131st Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$46,374
was $49,227
Ranked 121st Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.4
42.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.9
was 2.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
346.3
was 378.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,181
was 2,676.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,529
was 33,087
Ranked 79th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,182
was $1,187
Ranked 102nd Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
10
was 10
 
Occupied Housing Units
32,447
was 32,120
 
Homeownership Rate
38.3%
was 37.2%
Ranked 125th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 10
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,314.7
was 2,285.3
Ranked 44th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
5.1%
was 4.6%
Ranked 127th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.1
Ranked 58th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.1%
was 99.3%
Ranked 133rd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.4%
Ranked 102nd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.8%
was 98.3%
Ranked 101st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.5%
was 82.0%
Ranked 87th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.2%
was 19.2%
Ranked 105th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
93.7%
was 93.9%
 
Debt Service Ratio
7.7%
was 3.2%
 
Revenue
$99,581,018
was $99,209,121
 
Expenditure
$96,299,952
was $91,568,606
 
Revenue per Capita
$966
was $971
 
Expenditure per Capita
$934
was $896
 

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