Lemon Grove, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lemon Grove, California - Basic Facts

The City of Lemon Grove had a population of 27,008 as of July 1, 2018. Lemon Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lemon Grove is located at latitude 32.7425 and longitude -117.0314 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lemon Grove encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 446 feet.

The City of Lemon Grove (GNIS ID: 2410818) 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 Lemon Grove is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lemon Grove: Lemongrove.

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


Total Population 27,008
Population in Households 26,717
Population in Familes 22,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 291
Population Density2 6,963
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $56,360
Average Household Income $71,673
Per Capita Income $23,989


Total Housing Units 9,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,858 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,089 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $394,292
Average Home Value $465,649


Total Households 8,947
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 6,313
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.79% 0.78%
Households 0.72% 0.74%
Families 0.86% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Lemon Grove, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lemon Grove 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 # 284 81st
Population Density # 143 91st
Diversity Index # 113 92nd
Median Household Income # 822 46th
Per Capita Income # 1035 32nd

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