El Cajon, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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El Cajon, California Info Snack

Population
103,249
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$470,800
Median Income
$56,367
Median Rent
$1,398

El Cajon SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
6

El Cajon, CA Crime Report

2,358
Total Crimes
2,288.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-2.45%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
El Cajon
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,358 2,288.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 512 496.9 442.0 387.8
Murder 5 4.9 5.6 6.5
Robbery 113 109.7 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 361 350.4 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,846 1,791.6 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 288 279.5 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,203 1,167.6 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 355 344.5 427.6 246.0

El Cajon, CA Cost Of Living

134
El Cajon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense El Cajon California National Average
Overall 134 140 100
Services 109 112 100
Groceries 112 113 100
Health 109 115 100
Housing 177 198 100
Transportation 137 134 100
Utilities 127 126 100

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Rankings for El Cajon in California

Map Of El Cajon, CA

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Population over time in El Cajon

Year Population % Change
2020 103,249 -0.0%
2019 103,285 -0.0%
2018 103,314 0.4%
2017 102,894 0.5%
2016 102,383 0.8%
2015 101,582 1.0%
2014 100,590 0.9%
2013 99,680 0.9%
2012 98,813 0.9%
2011 97,932 -

Race / Ethnicity in El Cajon

White
58.9% (60,838)
African American
5.2% (5,417)
American Indian
0.1% (114)
Asian
4.2% (4,364)
Hawaiian
0.2% (175)
Other
0.4% (394)
Two Or More
4.4% (4,529)
Hispanic
26.6% (27,418)
Race El Cajon CA USA
White 58.9% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 5.2% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 4.2% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.4% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 26.6% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in El Cajon

Female
50.9% (52,532)
Male
49.1% (50,716)
Gender El Cajon CA USA
Female 50.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in El Cajon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (9,292)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (6,194)
High School / GED
29.0% (29,942)
Some College
26.0% (26,844)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (8,259)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (15,487)
Master's Degree
5.0% (5,162)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,032)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,032)
Education El Cajon CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For El Cajon, California

Less than $10,000
6.2% (643,302)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.9% (612,478)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.9% (1,020,900)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (897,911)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (1,425,314)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (1,825,413)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (1,293,386)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.9% (1,440,110)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.1% (627,582)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (538,500)
Income El Cajon CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.9% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.9% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.9% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.1% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 13.3% 8.3%

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