San Diego Metro Area

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The San Diego metro area is centered in California and has 3,060,849 residents. It has very high home values, very high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.
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San Diego Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
San Diego 1,296,437
Chula Vista 236,218
Oceanside 166,139
Escondido 142,573
Carlsbad 102,342
El Cajon 98,813
Vista 93,293
San Marcos 80,709
Encinitas 59,223
National City 58,015
La Mesa 56,722
Santee 53,302
Poway 47,762
La Presa 34,607
Fallbrook 30,949
Spring Valley 27,827
Imperial Beach 26,348
Lemon Grove 25,250
Ramona 21,673
Rancho San Diego 21,495
Lakeside 20,831
Winter Gardens 20,143
Coronado 19,423
Bonita 13,824
Bostonia 13,705
Alpine 13,332
Solana Beach 12,864
San Diego Country Estates 10,392
Valley Center 9,381
Eucalyptus Hills 5,776
Lake San Marcos 5,240
Jamul 5,145
Del Mar 4,175
Harbison Canyon 4,131
Hidden Meadows 3,892
Bonsall 3,836
Granite Hills 3,434
Rancho Santa Fe 3,128
Campo 2,482
Borrego Springs 2,427
Fairbanks Ranch 2,164
Crest 2,138
Rainbow 1,819
Julian 1,403
Potrero 1,366
Descanso 1,310
Pine Valley 1,005
Jacumba 375
Boulevard 23
Mount Laguna 0

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
San Bernardino Metro Area 4,178,296
Los Angeles Metro Area 12,777,695
Las Vegas Metro Area 1,928,695
Phoenix Metro Area 4,150,083
Tucson Metro Area 974,181
San Jose Metro Area 1,817,627
San Francisco Metro Area 4,292,964
Sacramento Metro Area 2,130,801
Salt Lake City Metro Area 1,109,380
Albuquerque Metro Area 875,617

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Los Angeles Metro Area 12,777,695 108 mi.
San Francisco Metro Area 4,292,964 444 mi.
San Jose Metro Area 1,817,627 368 mi.
Las Vegas Metro Area 1,928,695 224 mi.
Phoenix Metro Area 4,150,083 302 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
92154 79,755
91911 79,518
92126 76,373
91910 71,887
92114 66,461
92105 65,746
92021 63,397
91950 60,003
92115 59,978
91977 58,402
92020 56,836
92113 55,206
92027 54,956
92071 53,302
92057 53,061
92129 52,942
92117 52,612
92056 50,765
92026 48,713
92024 48,214
92064 47,942
92025 47,937
92128 47,934
92130 47,527
92028 47,278
92084 46,982
92069 45,316
92122 44,768
92111 44,737
92058 44,141
92109 44,095
92104 43,714
92037 43,149
92019 42,914
92054 42,829
92102 42,715
92078 41,589
92040 41,024
91913 40,633
92009 39,781
92127 39,425
91942 38,314
92065 36,840
92083 36,247
92139 35,249
92131 34,073
92101 33,886
92116 31,847
91941 31,762
92124 31,360
92103 30,324
92173 28,055
92081 27,927
92123 27,565
92107 27,264
92110 26,673
92120 26,430
92008 26,343
91945 25,343
91932 25,334
91915 24,329
92119 23,772
92011 21,982
92029 20,170
92082 19,420
92106 19,217
92118 18,838
92108 17,828
91902 17,399
91914 16,741
91901 16,606
92010 14,194
92014 13,333
92055 12,107
92075 12,083
92007 11,094
91978 8,871
91935 8,387
92067 7,576
92121 4,398
92140 3,854
92003 3,841
91906 3,511
92004 2,847
92036 2,733
92061 2,678
91916 1,491
92059 1,473
91963 1,424
92070 1,243
92086 1,188
92091 1,040
91962 1,027
92145 1,014
91905 955
92155 843
92135 793
91917 648
91934 477
91931 449

School Districts

Name
San Diego Unified School District
Chula Vista Elementary School District
Poway Unified School District
Vista Unified School District
Sweetwater Union High School District
Cajon Valley Union School District
Oceanside Unified School District
Escondido Union School District
La Mesa-Spring Valley School District
Grossmont Union High School District
San Marcos Unified School District
Mountain Empire Unified School District
Carlsbad Unified School District
Lakeside Union Elementary School District (Lakeside)
South Bay Union Elementary School District (Imperial Beach)
Santee Elementary School District
National Elementary School District
Ramona City Unified School District
Fallbrook Union Elementary School District
San Dieguito Union High School District
Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District
Encinitas Union Elementary School District
Del Mar Union Elementary School District
Lemon Grove School District
San Ysidro Elementary School District
Alpine Union Elementary School District
Escondido Union High School District
Solana Beach Elementary School District
Borrego Springs Unified School District
Warner Unified School District
Coronado Unified School District
Bonsall Union Elementary School District
Dehesa Elementary School District
Jamul-Dulzura Union Elementary School District
Julian Union High School District
Julian Union Elementary School District
Fallbrook Union High School District
Spencer Valley Elementary School District
Vallecitos Elementary School District
Cardiff Elementary School District
Rancho Santa Fe Elementary School District
San Pasqual Union Elementary School District

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.33 El Camino High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Carlsbad High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Rancho Buena Vista High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Granite Hills High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
2.33 Vista High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Fallbrook High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Otay Ranch Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Escondido High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Chula Vista Senior High School Public, Magnet 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Mira Mesa High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Grossmont High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
4.00 Poway High School Public 6-12 Middle, High
3.66 San Pasqual High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Torrey Pines High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Mission Hills High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 Henry High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Eastlake High School Public 9-12 High
Bounce Back Independent Study High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Scripps Ranch High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 San Ysidro High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Oceanside High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.33 Sweetwater High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 Rancho Bernardo High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 La Costa Canyon High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Helix High School Public, Charter 7-12 Middle, High
4.33 Westview High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
2.00 Orange Glen High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 El Cajon Valley High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
4.00 Bonita Vista Senior High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 San Marcos High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.33 Hilltop Senior High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.33 Steele Canyon High School Public, Charter 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 Valhalla High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
2.33 Morse High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Mt. Carmel High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
1.66 Hoover High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Julian Charter School Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Point Loma High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 West Hills High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.00 Serra High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Lincoln High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
1.33 Charter School of San Diego Public, Charter 6-12 Middle, High
2.33 Monte Vista High School Public 6-12 Middle, High
4.33 Canyon Crest Academy Public 9-12 High
3.66 Ramona High School Public 3-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 University City High School Public 9-12 High
School for Integrated Academics & Technologies (SIATech) Public, Charter 10-12 High
2.66 El Capitan High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
Cathedral Catholic High School Private 9-12 High
3.66 Olympian High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Southwest Senior High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
2.66 Mar Vista Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Mount Miguel High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.00 Montgomery Senior High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Rancho Del Rey Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 La Jolla High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Eastlake Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 San Dieguito High Academy Public 9-12 High
2.66 Mission Bay High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.33 Castle Park Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Santana High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Marshall Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Hillsdale Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Carmel Valley Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 San Elijo Middle School Public 5-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Guajome Park Academy Charter Public, Charter 4-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 San Diego School of Creative & Performing Arts Public, Magnet 6-12 Middle, High
2.66 Clairemont High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Zamorano Elementary School Public, Magnet K-5 Elementary
4.00 Bernardo Heights Middle School Public 6-9 Middle, High
4.00 Woodland Park Middle School Public 4-9 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Valley Center High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Oak Valley Middle School Public 5-9 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Black Mountain Middle School Public 6-9 Middle, High
2.33 San Marcos Middle School Public 4-9 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Mesa Verde Middle School Public 6-9 Middle, High
1.00 Hidden Valley Middle School Public 5-8 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Madison Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Madison High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Meadowbrook Middle School Public 5-10 Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Rincon Middle School Public 5-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Twin Peaks Middle School Public 5-9 Elementary, Middle, High
Francis Parker School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
St. Margaret's Episcopal School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Ocean View Hills School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.33 Parkway Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Calvary Murrieta Christian Schools Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Del Norte High School Public 9-11 High
1.66 Chula Vista Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
2.33 Bear Valley Middle School Public 5-8 Elementary, Middle
3.33 Roosevelt Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Challenger Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Jefferson Middle School Public 5-8 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Bonita Vista Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
3.00 Hilltop Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
1.00 Clark Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 San Elijo Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Wangenheim Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Coronado High School Public 8-12 Middle, High

Colleges

Name
San Diego State University
San Diego Mesa College
Palomar College
University of California - San Diego
University of California - Irvine
Saddleback College
Orange Coast College
Southwestern College - California
Grossmont College
San Diego City College
MiraCosta College
Mt. San Jacinto College
Irvine Valley College
San Diego Miramar College
California State University - San Marcos
National University
College of the Desert
University of Phoenix - Southern California
Cuyamaca College
University of Phoenix - San Diego
University of San Diego
Gemological Institute of America - Carlsbad
Brandman University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Vanguard University of Southern California
The Art Institute of California - San Diego, a campus of Argosy University
Concordia University Irvine
ITT Technical Institute - San Diego
Kaplan College - San Diego
California College - San Diego
Pima Medical Institute - Chula Vista
Kaplan College - Vista
San Diego Christian College
Marinello School of Beauty - Hemet
Coleman University
Concorde Career College - San Diego
Marinello School of Beauty - San Diego
Laguna College of Art & Design
Soka University of America
Platt College - San Diego
Marinello School of Beauty - Lake Forest
NewSchool of Architecture & Design
Professional Golfers Career College
Bellus Academy - Poway
Interior Designers Institute
Paul Mitchell the School - San Diego
Paul Mitchell the School - Costa Mesa
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Orange County
CET - San Diego
Golf Academy of America - Carlsbad
Pacific College
Milan Institute - Palm Desert
International School of Beauty
Stanbridge College
California Hair Design Academy
Argosy University - San Diego
CET - Coachella
Design Institute of San Diego
Bellus Academy - National City
United States University
Alliant International University
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - San Diego
Bellus Academy - El Cajon
Mueller College
Palomar Institute of Cosmetology
Career College of California
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - San Diego
Associated Technical College - San Diego
Newbridge College - San Diego
CET - Rancho Temecula
Fashion Careers College
Advanced Training Associates
Oceanside College of Beauty
Coachella Valley Beauty College
Southern California Seminary
Avance Beauty College
Royale College of Beauty
Newbridge College - Santa Ana
Bristol University
American Institute of Massage Therapy
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race San Diego Metro Area United States Los Angeles Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area San Jose Metro Area Las Vegas Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
White 49.01% 64.16% 31.99% 43.03% 35.94% 48.74% 59.05%
Hispanic 31.62% 16.05% 44.12% 21.28% 27.44% 28.72% 29.31%
Asian 10.67% 4.67% 14.55% 22.99% 30.64% 8.39% 3.18%
African American 4.78% 12.21% 6.74% 8.11% 2.33% 9.97% 4.61%
Other 3.89% 2.87% 2.54% 4.55% 3.62% 4.13% 3.82%

Gender

Gender San Diego Metro Area United States Los Angeles Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area San Jose Metro Area Las Vegas Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Male 50.2% 49.2% 49.4% 49.3% 50.2% 50.4% 49.8%
Female 49.8% 50.8% 50.6% 50.7% 49.8% 49.6% 50.2%

Education Levels

Education Levels San Diego Metro Area United States Los Angeles Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area San Jose Metro Area Las Vegas Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 15% 15% 22% 13% 14% 16% 14%
High school diploma or equivalent 19% 29% 20% 18% 16% 29% 24%
Some college or associate degree 32% 29% 27% 26% 25% 32% 34%
Bachelor's degree 21% 18% 20% 27% 25% 15% 18%
Master's degree or higher 13% 10% 11% 17% 20% 7% 10%

Age

Age San Diego Metro Area United States Los Angeles Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area San Jose Metro Area Las Vegas Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
9 years and under 13% 13% 13% 12% 14% 14% 15%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 12% 9% 10% 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 12% 10% 10% 9% 9% 9% 10%
25 to 34 years 15% 13% 15% 15% 15% 15% 14%
35 to 44 years 14% 14% 15% 15% 16% 15% 14%
45 to 54 years 14% 15% 14% 15% 15% 13% 13%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 10% 12% 10% 11% 10%
65 and over 11% 13% 11% 12% 11% 11% 12%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own San Diego Metro Area United States Los Angeles Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area San Jose Metro Area Las Vegas Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Rent 44.8% 33.9% 49.2% 44.5% 41.2% 43.0% 33.9%
Own 55.2% 66.1% 50.8% 55.5% 58.8% 57.0% 66.1%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime San Diego Metro Area United States Los Angeles Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area San Jose Metro Area Las Vegas Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Rape 21.2 29.2 23.6 27.6 28.7 36.9 31.7
Murder 3.5 5.6 7.2 12.5 4.6 4.7 6.8
Robbery 109.8 150.7 217.7 495.5 123.7 221.6 184.8
Assault 250.2 280.9 214.9 369.5 206.3 431.2 283.5

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime San Diego Metro Area United States Los Angeles Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area San Jose Metro Area Las Vegas Metro Area Phoenix Metro Area
Burglary 429.9 718.3 433.9 894.0 533.2 872.6 1,038.9
Larceny 1,406.6 2,276.2 1,429.7 2,761.4 1,484.8 1,618.4 2,286.7
Motor vehicle theft 479.3 275.5 362.7 924.4 897.0 411.5 390.4

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