El Cajon, CA 92020 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92020: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
El Cajon, CA 92020

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,269
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,577
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,069
  • County: San Diego County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.794, Longitude -116.966
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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El Cajon, CA 92020 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 62,339
Daytime Population: Workers 32,781
Daytime Population: Residents 37,203
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 69,984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 60,913
Population in Familes 49,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,426
Population Density2 5,343
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $52,011
Average Household Income $75,839
Per Capita Income $27,073


Total Housing Units 22,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,647 (38.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,797 (57.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 899 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $478,927
Average Home Value $517,362


Total Households 21,444
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 14,930
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.75% 0.76%
Households 0.63% 0.71%
Families 0.61% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

El Cajon, CA 92020 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92020 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 108 94th
Population Density # 427 76th
Diversity Index # 749 58th
Median Household Income # 1102 37th
Per Capita Income # 1035 41st

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