San Diego County

San Diego County, California

1600 Pacific Hwy 2nd Fl Rm 260
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 237-0502
Fax: (619) 557-4155

In SW CA on border with Baja California; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the bay, named for San Diego de Alcala de Henares (Saint Didacus), Spanish Franciscan saint of the 15th century

Area (sq mi):: 4525.52 (land 4199.89; water 325.62) Population per square mile: 698.50
Population 2005: 2,933,462 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 12.60% Population 2000: 2,813,833 (White 55.00%; Black or African American 5.70%; Hispanic or Latino 26.70%; Asian 8.90%; Other 18.90%). Foreign born: 21.50%. Median age: 33.20
Income 2000: per capita $22,926; median household $47,067; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,803-$35,841
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chula Vista (204,879)
  • Oceanside (167,438)
  • Escondido (135,462)
  • San Diego County seat (126,375)
  • El Cajon (93,987)
  • Vista (91,585)
  • Carlsbad (89,042)
  • San Marcos (68,347)
  • Encinitas (60,057)
  • National City (54,572)
  • La Mesa (53,855)
  • Santee (52,577)
  • Poway (48,977)
  • Imperial Beach (26,710)
  • Lemon Grove (24,537)
  • Coronado (23,774)
  • Solana Beach (12,860)

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    In 1990, San Diego County sued the state to recover costs for taking care of indigents.
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    SAN DIEGO -- First 5 Commission of San Diego County welcomed San Diego County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox as its new Chair in 2008 on Monday, January 14 during its first meeting of the new year.
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