Descanso is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Descanso Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Diego County at latitude 32.8528 and longitude -116.6159. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,392 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Descanso Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 19.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Descanso, CA area
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|Population in Households||1,494|
|Population in Familes||1,175|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||23|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||705 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||460 (65.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||163 (23.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||81 (11.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$362,651|
|Average Home Value||$442,228|
|Median Household Income||$68,809|
|Average Household Income||$77,456|
|Per Capita Income||$30,764|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.14%|
|Per Capita Income||1.34%|
The table below compares Descanso to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 950||38th|
|Population Density1||# 1324||13th|
|Diversity Index2||# 832||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 401||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 509||67th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.