San Diego, California 

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Population

1,422,420

+8.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$65,753

Median Home Price

$812,100

Median Age

34.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.6 / 8.6

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in San Diego, California

Large coastal city complex - Southern California coast, 120 miles south of Los Angeles and 20 miles north of Mexican border. June, October and September are the most pleasant months in San Diego, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: California
County: San Diego County
Metro Area: San Diego-Carlsbad Metro Area
City: San Diego
Zip Codes: 92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total
Cost of Living: 60.4% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

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San Diego, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Year-round climate
Recreation
Attractive suburbs
Cons
Air quality
Rapid cost increases
Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Carlsbad Metro Area

San Diego’s endearing ocean-moderated Southern California climate is hard to beat and enables year-round enjoyment of the area’s many outdoor amenities and activities. The economy has typically been strong and the city is well endowed with arts and recreational amenities. This has drawn the crowds, including retirees, overseas and domestic migrants, and migrants from other parts of California. The cost of living, once a relative bargain for California coastal cities, is no longer low. Commute times have risen and air quality problems have worsened.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Diego is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Diego jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Diego's cost of living is 60.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Diego's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, October and September are the most pleasant months in San Diego, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, San Diego county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.2% to 37.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Diego's population is 1,422,420 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Diego is Real Estate: $812,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%.

SCHOOLS
San Diego public schools spend $11,066 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.9 students per teacher in San Diego. More Education



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Housing Market in San Diego

It's a good time to buy in San Diego. Home Appreciation is up 22.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in San Diego is $812,100.
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Reviews for San Diego   319 Reviews
America's finest city? If not, pretty darn close. - 7/10/2022
The only real knock again San Diego is the cost of living, but it is paradise compared to most cities of similar size. Those who complain about the traffic here or say... Read More

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Beautiful Place, Too Crowded and Expensive. - 7/1/2022
I have lived in San Diego since 1968 and I am now almost 62 years old. I love San Diego, I really do. But it has become so crowded and so expensive over the years. It... Read More

Good but unlivable - 12/27/2021
Visited San Diego a few times and loved everything about it. Everything I hate about LA is absent in San Diego. The traffic, the 60k homeless population, the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total

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