San Diego, CA

1,406,622 Population
325.2 square miles 4,325.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.6%
was 3.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CA
Population Density
4,325.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.5%
was 42.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
26.7%
was 26.3%
Ranked 63rd Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
19.8%
was 21.9%
Ranked 117th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
12.3%
was 11.6%
Ranked 71st Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.9
Ranked 13th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
13.1%
was 15.8%
Ranked 76th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$68,117
was $63,456
Ranked 60th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.2
47.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.6
was 2.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
398.6
was 393.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,082
was 2,351.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
536,765
was 518,353
Ranked 2nd Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,552
was $1,333
Ranked 52nd Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
5,308
was 3,083
 
Occupied Housing Units
495,726
was 480,730
 
Homeownership Rate
45.7%
was 46.5%
Ranked 103rd Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
821
was 535
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,650.6
was 1,594.0
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.2%
was 12.8%
Ranked 33rd Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
4,487
was 2,548
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.7
Ranked 99th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.2
was 6.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.9
was 2.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.9%
was 92.3%
Ranked 84th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.6%
Ranked 87th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 98.0%
Ranked 48th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.9%
was 87.5%
Ranked 61st Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
44.2%
was 42.0%
Ranked 32nd Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
96.1%
was 95.9%
 
Debt Service Ratio
4.8%
was 4.2%
 
Revenue
 
$2,864,419,610
$2,644,541,275
 
Expenditure
 
$2,636,246,118
$2,560,199,542
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,074
was $1,950
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,909
was $1,888
 

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