San Diego, CA 

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+13.2% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

154.9 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.6 / 8.6

summer / winter

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San Diego, CA

San Diego, California is a beautiful coastal city that offers something for everyone. From world-famous attractions like the iconic Balboa Park and SeaWorld, to serene beaches and lush parks - San Diego offers a wealth of activities and sights to explore. The city's dynamic neighborhoods offer an array of shopping, dining, nightlife and cultural experiences - making it perfect for visitors who want to get off the beaten path. With its mild Mediterranean climate, San Diego provides plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities year-round, making it a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and relax in paradise! Large coastal city complex - Southern California coast, 120 miles south of Los Angeles and 20 miles north of Mexican border.
Zip Codes: 92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total
Cost of Living: 54.9% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level
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Year-round climate
Attractive suburbs
Air quality
Rapid cost increases
Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Chula Vista-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.


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

Compared to the rest of the country, San Diego's cost of living is 54.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Diego's Cost of Living

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

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

San Diego's population is 1,385,398 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.4%. Learn More...

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

The median home cost in San Diego is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.6%.

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 13.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in San Diego is .

Reviews for San Diego   318 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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