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El Cajon, CA&

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0.5% growth
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0.98% growth
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2.76% growth
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6.71% growth


The economy of El Cajon, CA employs 43,935 people. The economy of El Cajon, CA is specialized in Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; Retail trade; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 2.14; 1.37; and 1.35 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in El Cajon, CA are Retail trade (6,964), Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,453), and Accommodation & Food Service (4,612), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,107), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($55,167), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($45,308).

Median household income in El Cajon, CA is $46,374. Males in El Cajon, CA have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,498. The income inequality of El Cajon, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for El Cajon, CA. In San Diego County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 78 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,629. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of El Cajon, CA is from the county of San Diego County, CA.

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El Cajon, CA is home to a population of 102,894 people, from which 82.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of El Cajon, CA is composed of 58,226 White residents (56.6%), 28,941 Hispanic residents (28.1%), 5,795 Black residents (5.63%), 4,392 Two+ residents (4.27%), and 3,669 Asian residents (3.57%). The most common foreign languages in El Cajon, CA are Spanish (19,079 speakers), Arabic (8,585 speakers), and Other (7,243 speakers), but compared to other places, El Cajon, CA has a relative high number of Other (7,243 speakers), Arabic (8,585 speakers), and Other Indo-European (974 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in El Cajon, CA awarded 3,555 degrees. The student population of El Cajon, CA is skewed towards females, with 1,525 male students and 2,030 female students. Most students in El Cajon, CA are White (1,669 and 46.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (891 and 25.1%), Asian (301 and 8.47%), and Two or more races (239 and 6.72%). The largest universities in El Cajon, CA by number of graduates are Grossmont College (3,124 and 87.9%), San Diego Christian College (194 and 5.46%), and Bellus Academy-El Cajon (115 and 3.23%). The most popular majors in El Cajon, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (513 and 14.4%), General Business Administration & Management (232 and 6.53%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (178 and 5.01%). The median tuition costs in El Cajon, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $20,635 and $20,635 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in El Cajon, CA is $369,000, which is 1.8 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $345,800 to $369,000, a 6.71% increase. The homeownership rate of El Cajon, CA is 38.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in El Cajon, CA have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in El Cajon, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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