San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area CA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,266,328
Population in Households 3,161,590
Population in Familes 2,519,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 104,738
Population Density1 777
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 1,129,399
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 748,955
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,214,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 595,393 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 534,006 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 84,906 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $485,483
Average Home Value $551,740


Median Household Income $64,817
Average Household Income $91,373
Per Capita Income $32,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.07%
Households 0.62% 0.97%
Families 0.62% 0.98%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.