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La Mesa
             
Jurisdiction Facts
Acres Square miles Incorporated
5,773 9.0 1912
Population Trends (1980 - 2010)
1980 1990 2000 2010
Total Population 50,308 52,931 54,749 57,065
Growth from Prior Period 5% 3% 4%
Population Characteristics (2000 and 2010 Census)
2000 2010 Percent of Difference
Total Numeric Percent
Hispanic 7,402 11,696 20% 4,294 58%
Non-Hispanic 47,347 45,369 80% -1,978 -4%
White 40,371 35,295 62% -5,076 -13%
Black 2,561 4,102 7% 1,541 60%
American Indian 260 249 < 1% -11 -4%
Asian 2,177 3,152 6% 975 45%
Hawaiian & Pacific Islander 183 272 < 1% 89 49%
Other 108 160 < 1% 52 48%
Two or More Races 1,687 2,139 4% 452 27%
All Ethnic Groups 54,749 57,065 100% 2,316 4%
Median Household Income (2010 Estimates and 2000 Census)
2009 (current dollars) $54,959
2009 ($1999) $39,200
2000 ($1999) $41,804
Housing Characteristics (2010 Estimates)
Total Housing Units 25,614 100%
Occupied Housing Units 24,255 95%
Vacant 1,359 5%
Preliminary 2050 Regional Growth Forecast
% Change
2000 2020 2030 2040 2050 2000-2050
Population 54,749 62,136 65,902 73,290 78,174 34%
Housing 24,943 26,785 28,039 30,542 32,566 22%
Jobs (incl. military) 25,424 28,813 30,457 31,645 32,018 24%
Source: SANDAG   www.sandag.org last updated: October 2011