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Coronado, California - Basic Facts

The City of Coronado had a population of 25,431 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Coronado is located at latitude 32.6572 and longitude -117.1561 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coronado (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.93 sq. miles and a water area of 24.74 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Coronado (GNIS ID: 2410233) 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 Coronado is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coronado population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coronado: Poppy City, South Island.

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Coronado, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,431
Population in Households 17,621
Population in Familes 14,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,810
Population Density1 3,207
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 7,538
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,859
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,544 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,994 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,369 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,109,561


Median Household Income $92,601
Average Household Income $128,777
Per Capita Income $45,319
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.61%
Households 0.28% 0.76%
Families 0.29% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Coronado, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coronado to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 292 81st
Population Density1 # 420 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 936 38th
Median Household Income # 201 87th
Per Capita Income # 239 84th

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