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Jamul, California - Basic Facts

The Jamul Census Designated Place had a population of 6,617 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Jamul is located at latitude 32.7211 and longitude -116.863 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Jamul Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 997 feet.

The Jamul Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408438) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Jamul Census Designated Place is located within Jamul CCD of San Diego County.

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

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


Total Population 6,617
Population in Households 6,590
Population in Familes 6,053
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 399
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 2,019
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 1,754
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,758 (83.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $666,116
Average Home Value $700,782


Median Household Income $113,267
Average Household Income $137,443
Per Capita Income $41,481
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 1.7%
Households 0.93% 1.56%
Families 1.02% 1.56%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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 1,516 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 # 582 62nd
Population Density1 # 991 35th
Diversity Index2 # 719 53rd
Median Household Income # 90 94th
Per Capita Income # 303 80th

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