San Diego, CA

1,394,907 Population
325.2 square miles 4,247 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.6%
was 3.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CA
Population Density
4,247
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.8%
was 42.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
26.8%
was 26.3%
Ranked 65th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
20.4%
was 21.9%
Ranked 107th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.8%
was 11.6%
Ranked 75th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4
was 4.9
Ranked 21st Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
15.6%
was 15.8%
Ranked 80th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$67,871
was $63,456
Ranked 65th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.1
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
531,108
was 518,353
Ranked 2nd Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,444
was $1,333
Ranked 56th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
5,308
was 3,083
 
Occupied Housing Units
497,663
was 480,730
 
Homeownership Rate
45.3%
was 46.5%
Ranked 105th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
821
was 535
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,633.2
was 1,594.0
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.9%
was 12.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
4,487
was 2,548
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 101st 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
95.9%
was 92.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.3%
was 98.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.1%
was 87.5%
Ranked 52nd Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
44.3%
was 42.0%
Ranked 30th 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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