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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