El Cajon is a city located in San Diego County California. With a 2020 population of 107,563, it is the 67th largest city in California and the 313th largest city in the United States. El Cajon is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 106,215 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, El Cajon has a population density of 7,412 people per square mile.
The average household income in El Cajon is $73,911 with a poverty rate of 19.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,398 per month, and the median house value is $470,800. The median age in El Cajon is 34 years, 32.3 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Cajonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.31%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.90%.
57.23% of El Cajon residents speak only English, while 42.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.91% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in El Cajon is Multiple, with 26.40% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in El Cajon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.75%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in El Cajon
71.22% of El Cajon residents were born in the United States, with 51.56% having been born in California. 13.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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