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Coronado, California - Basic Facts

The City of Coronado had a population of 26,120 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Coronado is located at latitude 32.6858 and longitude -117.1831 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coronado encompass a land area of 7.93 sq. miles and a water area of 24.74 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Coronado (GNIS ID: 2410233) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coronado: Poppy City, South Island.

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Coronado, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,120
Population in Households 18,218
Population in Familes 14,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,902
Population Density2 3,293
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $104,980
Average Household Income $148,423
Per Capita Income $51,723


Total Housing Units 10,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,711 (36.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,152 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,187 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $1,589,418
Average Home Value $1,602,096


Total Households 7,863
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,072
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.68% 0.59%
Households 0.72% 0.77%
Families 0.74% 0.82%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Coronado, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coronado to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 292 81st
Population Density # 416 73rd
Diversity Index # 953 37th
Median Household Income # 184 88th
Per Capita Income # 225 85th

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