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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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El Cajon, California Info Snack

Population
103,186
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
19.3%
Median Home
$445,600
Median Income
$55,309
Median Rent
$1,339

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

2,598
Total Crimes
2,505.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.17%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
El Cajon
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,598 2,505.6 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 552 532.4 441.2 366.7
Murder 3 2.9 4.3 5.0
Robbery 201 193.9 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 310 299.0 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 2,046 1,973.3 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 371 357.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,316 1,269.2 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 359 346.2 358.8 219.9

El Cajon, CA Cost Of Living

133
El Cajon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense El Cajon California National Average
Overall 133 140 100
Services 108 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 110 113 100
Housing 176 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 119 118 100

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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
2019 103,186 -0.1%
2018 103,285 -0.0%
2017 103,314 0.4%
2016 102,894 0.5%
2015 102,383 0.8%
2014 101,582 1.0%
2013 100,590 0.9%
2012 99,680 0.9%
2011 98,813 0.9%
2010 97,932 -

Race / Ethnicity in El Cajon

White
58.5% (60,351)
African American
5.4% (5,574)
American Indian
0.1% (149)
Asian
3.2% (3,288)
Hawaiian
0.4% (382)
Other
0.6% (641)
Two Or More
4.0% (4,094)
Hispanic
27.8% (28,707)
Race El Cajon CA USA
White 58.5% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 5.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.0% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 27.8% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in El Cajon

Female
49.7% (51,260)
Male
50.3% (51,925)
Gender El Cajon CA USA
Female 49.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
9.0% (9,286)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (7,223)
High School / GED
28.0% (28,892)
Some College
27.0% (27,860)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (8,254)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (14,446)
Master's Degree
5.0% (5,159)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,031)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,031)
Education El Cajon CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For El Cajon, California

Less than $10,000
5.2% (532,370)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (675,171)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.8% (1,013,070)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (1,004,301)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (1,433,330)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (1,845,134)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (1,336,564)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.7% (1,412,661)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (604,397)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (461,596)
Income El Cajon CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.8% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.7% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 12.2% 7.7%

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