Rancho San Diego, California Population 2024

23,252

Rancho San Diego is a city located in San Diego County California. Rancho San Diego has a 2024 population of 23,252. Rancho San Diego is currently growing at a rate of 1.8% annually and its population has increased by 8.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,476 in 2020.

The average household income in Rancho San Diego is $152,725 with a poverty rate of 6.54%. The median age in Rancho San Diego is 42.2 years: 39.6 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Rancho San Diego Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rancho San Diego was:

  • White: 80.44%
  • Two or more races: 10.59%
  • Asian: 3.72%
  • Other race: 2.59%
  • Black or African American: 1.99%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
Land Area (mi²)
8.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,673.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.27% (1,776)
The current population of Rancho San Diego, California is 23,252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,476.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,04380.44%
Two or more races2,37610.59%
Asian8343.72%
Other race5822.59%
Black or African American4461.99%
Native American890.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander600.27%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rancho San Diego Population by Race

Rancho San Diego Population Pyramid 2024

Rancho San Diego Median Age

42.2

Total

39.6

Male

44.1

Female

Rancho San Diego Adults

There are 17,628 adults, (4,777 of whom are seniors) in Rancho San Diego.

Rancho San Diego Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rancho San Diego Sex Ratio

Female11,97553.39%
Male10,45546.61%

Rancho San Diego Population by Age

Rancho San Diego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,7402.897426
Married5,1953.3380.219.8
Non Family1,4791.1469.630.4
Female6743.0356.143.9
Male3923.2838.361.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rancho San Diego Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3572.29%
Associates Degree1,82611.69%
Bachelors Degree3,93425.19%
Graduate Degree2,89518.54%
High School Graduate2,28214.61%
Less Than 9th Grade7895.05%
Some College3,53222.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rancho San Diego Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rancho San Diego Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White11,77110,9945,213
Hispanic2,0701,758700
2+ Races1,0871,087578
Asian834777404
Other Race418375166
Black328328189
Islander60600
Native American434328

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 65.12%.

Rancho San Diego Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,483$85,694$47,112
Graduate Degree$99,341$88,750$103,328
High School Graduate$47,067$53,640$32,759
Less Than 9th Grade$0$27,927$0
Overall$59,530$66,806$51,312
Some College$51,667$65,640$38,528

$59,530

Average Earnings

$66,806

Average Male

$51,312

Average Female

Rancho San Diego Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rancho San Diego Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rancho San Diego Language

74.23% of Rancho San Diego residents speak only English, while 25.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.51% of the population.

Rancho San Diego Language

Rancho San Diego Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,5781,1997.23%
Hispanic3,5052366.73%
Multiple2,376662.78%
Other582447.56%
Islander60610%
Black44551.12%

6.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.78%

Male Poverty Rate

6.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rancho San Diego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rancho San Diego is Islander, with 10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rancho San Diego is Black, with 1.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.49%.

Rancho San Diego Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.28%
High School8.09%
Some College3.9%
Bachelors or Greater1.9%

Rancho San Diego Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed49.3%
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed2.39%
Male Employed2.15%

Rancho San Diego Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rancho San Diego Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$125,217$164,359
Households$115,155$152,725
Married Families$134,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$64,095$90,330

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rancho San Diego Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rancho San Diego Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rancho San Diego 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.

Rancho San Diego Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rancho San Diego Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,335

Number of Veterans

1,213

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam513
First Gulf War421
Second Gulf War344
World War II80
Korea38

Rancho San Diego Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+360
65 to 74337
35 to 54255
18 to 34203
55 to 64180

Rancho San Diego Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9976.94%
Hispanic1476.35%
Asian13015.72%
2+ Races1067.83%
Other Race4910.94%
Islander3050%
Black236.95%

Rancho San Diego Veterans by Race

Rancho San Diego Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rancho San Diego Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rancho San Diego Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rancho San Diego Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rancho San Diego 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

55.69%

Born in Rancho San Diego

81.01%

Native Born

18.99%

Foreign Born

3.21%

Non Citizen

15.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.01% of Rancho San Diego residents were born in the United States, with 55.69% having been born in California. 3.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rancho San Diego Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202423,2524111.8%
202322,8414111.83%
202222,4304111.87%
202122,0195432.53%
202021,476-323-1.48%
201921,7995102.4%
201821,289-362-1.67%
201721,651-367-1.67%
201622,018-44-0.2%
201522,0625482.55%
201421,514-297-1.36%
201321,8113761.75%
201221,435-60-0.28%
201121,4952871.35%
201021,20800%

Rancho San Diego Population by Year