Lemon Grove, California Population 2024

26,810

Lemon Grove is a city located in San Diego County California. Lemon Grove has a 2024 population of 26,810. Lemon Grove is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -2.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,614 in 2020.

The average household income in Lemon Grove is $94,688 with a poverty rate of 9.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lemon Grove is 37.5 years, 35.4 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Lemon Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lemon Grove was:

  • White: 42.45%
  • Two or more races: 18.74%
  • Black or African American: 15.48%
  • Other race: 11.91%
  • Asian: 9.02%
  • Native American: 1.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.72%
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,912.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.91% (-804)
The current population of Lemon Grove, California is 26,810 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,614.

Lemon Grove, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,66642.45%
Two or more races5,15118.74%
Black or African American4,25515.48%
Other race3,27411.91%
Asian2,4789.02%
Native American4601.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1980.72%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lemon Grove Population by Race

Lemon Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Lemon Grove Median Age

37.5

Total

35.4

Male

39.5

Female

Lemon Grove Adults

There are 21,480 adults, (3,909 of whom are seniors) in Lemon Grove.

Lemon Grove Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemon Grove Sex Ratio

Female13,61649.55%
Male13,86650.45%

Lemon Grove Population by Age

Lemon Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1592.9753.946.1
Married4,2783.8768.231.8
Non Family2,8401.314357
Female1,5633.4631.768.3
Male4783.1663.836.2
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3.59

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lemon Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lemon Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lemon Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.84%.

Lemon Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,726

Average Earnings

$54,884

Average Male

$37,182

Average Female

Lemon Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lemon Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lemon Grove Language

62.23% of Lemon Grove residents speak only English, while 37.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.98% of the population.

Lemon Grove Language

Lemon Grove Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,8161,44812.25%
Other3,26464519.76%
White7,4246038.12%
Black4,16254313.05%
Multiple5,14852310.16%
Native460275.87%
Islander19773.55%
Asian2,46450.2%
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9.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.32%

Male Poverty Rate

9.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemon Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemon Grove is Other, with 19.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemon Grove is Asian, with 0.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.5%.

Lemon Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.07%
High School10.99%
Some College9.15%
Bachelors or Greater4%
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Lemon Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.01%
Male Unemployed27.55%
Female Employed4.86%
Male Employed2.82%
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Lemon Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lemon Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lemon Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemon Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lemon Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lemon Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lemon Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,071

Number of Veterans

1,772

Male Veterans

299

Female Veterans

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Lemon Grove Veterans by War

count

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Lemon Grove Veterans by Age

count

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Lemon Grove Veterans by Race

Lemon Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemon Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lemon Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lemon Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lemon Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.38%

Born in Lemon Grove

83%

Native Born

17%

Foreign Born

6.54%

Non Citizen

10.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83% of Lemon Grove residents were born in the United States, with 63.38% having been born in California. 6.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lemon Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,775-207-0.8%
202825,982-207-0.79%
202726,189-207-0.78%
202626,396-207-0.78%
202526,603-207-0.77%
202426,810-207-0.77%
202327,017-207-0.76%
202227,224-207-0.75%
202127,431-183-0.66%
202027,6149453.54%
201926,669-113-0.42%
201826,782-93-0.35%
201726,875130.05%
201626,8621580.59%
201526,7042701.02%
201426,4343591.38%
201326,0752691.04%
201225,8062090.82%
201125,5972210.87%
201025,3764581.84%
200024,9189343.89%
199023,9843,20415.42%
198020,7801,0905.54%
197019,6903421.77%
196019,348
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Lemon Grove Population by Year