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1% growth
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0.11% growth
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1.41% growth
Median Property Value
7.75% growth

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The economy of San Diego, CA employs 690,453 people. The economy of San Diego, CA is specialized in Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, which employ respectively 1.52; 1.44; and 1.21 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in San Diego, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (87,304), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (83,927), and Accommodation & Food Service (69,722), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,002), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($63,586), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($62,539).

Median household income in San Diego, CA is $67,871. Males in San Diego, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,710. The income inequality of San Diego, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.504 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for San Diego, 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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San Diego, CA is home to a population of 1.39M people, from which 87.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of San Diego, CA is composed of 596,828 White residents (42.8%), 425,414 Hispanic residents (30.5%), 221,127 Asian residents (15.9%), 89,678 Black residents (6.43%), and 51,688 Two+ residents (3.71%). The most common foreign languages in San Diego, CA are Spanish (293,510 speakers), Tagalog (52,083 speakers), and Vietnamese (31,669 speakers), but compared to other places, San Diego, CA has a relative high number of Laotian (4,601 speakers), Tagalog (52,083 speakers), and Persian (9,608 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in San Diego, CA awarded 36,289 degrees. The student population of San Diego, CA is skewed towards females, with 16,068 male students and 20,221 female students. Most students in San Diego, CA are White (13,557 and 37.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (8,594 and 23.7%), Asian (5,899 and 16.3%), and Unknown (2,203 and 6.07%). The largest universities in San Diego, CA by number of graduates are San Diego State University (8,984 and 24.8%), University of California-San Diego (7,724 and 21.3%), and National University (5,182 and 14.3%). The most popular majors in San Diego, CA are General Business Administration & Management (1,833 and 5.05%), General Psychology (1,353 and 3.73%), and General Economics (735 and 2.03%). The median tuition costs in San Diego, CA are $31,800 for private four year colleges, and $5,472 and $16,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Diego, CA is $526,900, which is 2.71 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $489,000 to $526,900, a 7.75% increase. The homeownership rate of San Diego, CA is 45.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in San Diego, CA have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in San Diego, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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