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Jamul, California - Basic Facts

Jamul is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Jamul Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Diego County at latitude 32.717 and longitude -116.8761. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 997 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Jamul Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 16.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles.

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Jamul, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,504
Population in Households 6,478
Population in Familes 5,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 392
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 2,009
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 1,745
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,747 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $624,770
Average Home Value $670,249


Median Household Income $118,928
Average Household Income $141,275
Per Capita Income $43,157
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.28% 1.67%
Households 1.25% 1.64%
Families 1.38% 1.64%
Median Household Income   4.94%
Per Capita Income   3.7%
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.


Jamul, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jamul 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 585 62nd
Population Density1 # 997 35th
Diversity Index2 # 719 53rd
Median Household Income # 81 95th
Per Capita Income # 212 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.