National City, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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National City, California - Basic Facts

The City of National City had a population of 62,716 as of July 1, 2018. National City 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 National City is located at latitude 32.6659 and longitude -117.0974 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the City of National City (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.28 sq. miles and a water area of 1.84 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of National City (GNIS ID: 2411216) 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 National City is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for National City: National Ranch, Rancho de la Nacion *.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 62,716
Population in Households 56,733
Population in Familes 49,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,983
Population Density2 8,616
Diversity Index3 89
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,180
Average Household Income $58,492
Per Capita Income $17,920

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,419 (30.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,168 (62.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,295 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $379,021
Average Home Value $458,819
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,587
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 12,951
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.83% 0.78%
Households 0.82% 0.79%
Families 0.81% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

National City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares National City 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 # 153 90th
Population Density # 90 94th
Diversity Index # 52 97th
Median Household Income # 1183 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1291 15th

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