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San Jacinto, California - Basic Facts

The City of San Jacinto had a population of 48,726 as of July 1, 2017. San Jacinto ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for San Jacinto is located at latitude 33.7951 and longitude -116.992 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the City of San Jacinto (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,565 feet.

The City of San Jacinto (GNIS ID: 2411788) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of San Jacinto is located within Hemet-San Jacinto CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Jacinto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for San Jacinto: Hewitt Town.

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San Jacinto, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 48,726
Daytime Population: Workers 7,008
Daytime Population: Residents 31,307
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 48,242
Population in Familes 41,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 484
Population Density2 1,895
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $48,209
Average Household Income $61,531
Per Capita Income $18,447


Total Housing Units 15,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,319 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,794 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,509 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $174,526
Average Home Value $225,233


Total Households 14,113
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 10,561
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.35% 1.23%
Households 0.98% 1.11%
Families 0.77% 1.09%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

San Jacinto, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Jacinto to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 193 87th
Population Density # 619 59th
Diversity Index # 202 87th
Median Household Income # 998 34th
Per Capita Income # 1249 18th

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