El Cajon SnackAbility

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

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El Cajon, California Info Snack

El Cajon (/lkhon/; Spanish: [elkaxon]) is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. In a valley surrounded by mountains, the city has acquired the nickname of "The Big Box." Its name originated similarly, from the Spanish phrase "el cajón," which means "the box" or "the drawer."
Population
103,314
Unemployment
10.6%
Poverty
23.0%
Median Home
$403,700
Median Income
$49,445
Median Rent
$1,185

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Map Of El Cajon, CA

Population over time in El Cajon

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in El Cajon Per 100k

Crime El Cajon CA USA
Violent Crime 410.7 449.3 382.9
Murder 1.0 4.6 5.3
Robbery 156.1 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 207.8 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2230.8 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 396.4 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1438.0 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 396.4 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in El Cajon

White
56.4% (58,301)
African American
5.4% (5,575)
American Indian
0.2% (215)
Asian
3.3% (3,418)
Hawaiian
0.7% (771)
Other
0.3% (290)
Two Or More
4.5% (4,619)
Hispanic
29.2% (30,125)
Race El Cajon CA USA
White 56.4% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 5.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.3% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 29.2% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For El Cajon, California

Less than $10,000
6.1% (630,215)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (712,866)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (1,301,756)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (1,198,442)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (1,363,744)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.1% (1,766,669)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (1,281,093)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (1,260,430)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (444,250)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (361,599)
Income El Cajon CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.1% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in El Cajon

Female
49.3% (50,918)
Male
50.7% (52,395)
Gender El Cajon CA USA
Female 49.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
10.0% (10,377)
9-12th Grade
7.7% (8,002)
High School / GED
28.9% (29,834)
Some College
27.0% (27,892)
Associate's Degree
7.2% (7,468)
Bachelor's Degree
13.4% (13,804)
Master's Degree
3.9% (4,007)
Professional Degree
1.2% (1,211)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (715)
Education El Cajon CA USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.7% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 28.9% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 27.0% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.2% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.4% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.9% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.6% 1.4%

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