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San Diego, CA is a bustling city with a population of 1,385,398 and a population density of 4,369 people per square mile. With its year-round mild climate and sunny days, it is an ideal place to live and work. The city has many local businesses such as the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, U.S. Grant Hotel, Petco Park Stadium and Mission Beach Boardwalk. There are also plenty of outdoor activities in San Diego including hiking at Torrey Pines State Park; surfing at La Jolla Cove; kayaking at Coronado Island; whale watching along the coast; sailing in Mission Bay; and biking on the beach boardwalk. In addition to local businesses and outdoor activities there are many organizations that promote civic engagement such as the San Diego Chamber of Commerce or the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation that provide resources for business owners looking to invest in the local economy. Lastly, San Diego is home to professional sports teams like the Padres, Chargers, Gulls, Sockers and SeaLions which bring excitement to locals and visitors alike throughout the year.

The population in San Diego is 1,385,398. There are 4,255 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in San Diego is 35.4, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in San Diego is 2.7, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in San Diego
- 46.4% are married
- 10.0% are divorced
- 34.9% are married with children
- 16.3% have children, but are single
Race in San Diego

- 43.1% are White
- 6.1% are Black
- 16.5% are Asian
- 0.2% are Native American
- 0.2% claim Other
- 30.0% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 3.5% Two or more races
- 0.4% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

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I have lived in San Diego for more than half my life (I am 30) and love it. It has something for everyone and more from arts, to sporting events, and all cuisine is  More

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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  More

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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  More

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