In 2021, La Mesa, CA had a population of 61k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $75,616. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of La Mesa, CA grew from 60,208 to 61,040, a 1.38% increase and its median household income grew from $71,287 to $75,616, a 6.07% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Mesa, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.4%), White (Hispanic) (11.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.09%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.26%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.63%).
None of the households in La Mesa, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.3% of the residents in La Mesa, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in La Mesa, CA are California Hair Design Academy (64 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in La Mesa, CA was $600,000, and the homeownership rate was 44.4%.
Most people in La Mesa, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in La Mesa, CA was 2 cars per household.