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Jurisdiction Facts
Acres Square miles Incorporated
5,915 9.2 1887
Population Trends (1980 - 2010)
1980 1990 2000 2010
Total Population 48,772 54,249 54,260 58,582
Growth from Prior Period 11% 0% 8%
Population Characteristics (2000 and 2010 Census)
2000 2010 Percent of Difference
Total Numeric Percent
Hispanic 32,053 36,911 63% 4,858 15%
Non-Hispanic 22,207 21,671 37% -536 -2%
White 7,653 6,872 12% -781 -10%
Black 2,823 2,660 5% -163 -6%
American Indian 206 168 < 1% -38 -18%
Asian 9,863 10,401 18% 538 5%
Hawaiian & Pacific Islander 399 413 < 1% 14 4%
Other 83 47 < 1% -36 -43%
Two or More Races 1,180 1,110 2% -70 -6%
All Ethnic Groups 54,260 58,582 100% 4,322 8%
Median Household Income (2010 Estimates and 2000 Census)
2009 (current dollars) $38,849
2009 ($1999) $27,709
2000 ($1999) $29,980
Housing Characteristics (2010 Estimates)
Total Housing Units 15,787 100%
Occupied Housing Units 14,570 92%
Vacant 1,217 8%
Preliminary 2050 Regional Growth Forecast
% Change
2000 2020 2030 2040 2050 2000-2050
Population 54,260 62,058 68,808 78,860 92,137 45%
Housing 15,422 17,052 18,685 21,477 25,272 39%
Jobs (incl. military) 24,763 29,677 32,831 36,208 37,668 46%
Source: SANDAG   www.sandag.org last updated: October 2011