San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
181,661
1.89% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.3
1.44% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.6%
5.87% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$85,513
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$784,400
16.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
107,370
2.56% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA had a population of 182k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $85,513. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA grew from 178,295 to 181,661, a 1.89% increase and its median household income grew from $76,959 to $85,513, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.2%), White (Hispanic) (15.6%), Other (Hispanic) (9.05%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.07%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.53%).

31.6% of the households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.1% of the residents in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are San Diego City College (122339) (1,396 degrees awarded in 2022), California Western School of Law (325 degrees), and Newschool of Architecture and Design (195 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was $784,400, and the homeownership rate was 28.6%.

Most people in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 182k people, from which 91.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.1% of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (32.9k people).

In 2022, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.4k people) in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.3k White (Hispanic) and 16.4k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are Spanish (41,844 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,672 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,310 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
82,071
Women
45.8%
97,261
Men
54.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 179,332 inhabitants, with 54.2% men, and 45.8% women.

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Citizenship

91.1%
2022 Citizenship
90.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.1% of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was 90.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.4k ± 2.31k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    28.3k ± 1.59k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    16.4k ± 2.08k
33.1%
Hispanic Population
60.1k people

In 2022, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.4k people) in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.3k White (Hispanic) and 16.4k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

33.1% of the people in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are hispanic (60.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    14,767 ± 2,858 people
  2. Philippines
    1,605 ± 979 people
  3. China
    975 ± 765 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 14,767 San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 1,605 and China with 975.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
32.9k people
18.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
33.2k people

As of 2022, 18.1% of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA residents (32.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was 18.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    41,844 households (24%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,672 households (0.958%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,310 households (0.75%)

31.6% of the households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was Spanish. 24% of the households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,892 ± 601
  2. Vietnam
    2,418 ± 358
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,435 ± 333

San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA employs 107k people. The largest industries in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are U. S. Navy (10,469 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,823 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,706 people), and the highest paying industries are Car Dealers ($186,429), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($169,612), and Data processing, hosting & related services ($168,910).

Males in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $73,937. The income inequality in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
46,848
Women
45.1%
56,957
Men
54.9%

The workforce of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA in 2020 was 103,805 people, with 45.1% woman, and 54.9% men.

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Occupations

107k
2022 Value
2.56%
1 Year growth
± 2.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.56%, from 105k employees to 107k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA, are Other managers (3,524 people), Registered nurses (2,467 people), and Military, rank not specified (2,380 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

107k
2022 Value
2.56%
1 Year growth
± 2.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.56%, from 105k employees to 107k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA, are U. S. Navy (10,469 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,823 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,706 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$67,994
Median earning men ± $2,821
$52,996
Median earning women ± $3,177

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($101,699), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,987), and Information ($88,850).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($78,750), Information ($73,472), and Manufacturing ($70,156).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA awarded 2,432 degrees. The student population of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,355 male students and 7,909 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,028 and 44.6%), followed by White (681 and 29.6%), Black or African American (194 and 8.42%), and Asian (160 and 6.94%).

The largest universities in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are San Diego City College (122339) (1,396 and 57.4%), California Western School of Law (325 and 13.4%), and Newschool of Architecture and Design (195 and 8.02%).

The most popular majors in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (291 and 12%), Law (288 and 11.8%), and General Cosmetology (134 and 5.51%).

The median tuition cost in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA for private four year colleges is $11,784.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 45.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 24%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,264 (44.6% men and 55.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 14,264 students enrolled in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA, 44.6% men and 55.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 6,495 records, of which 58% were women and 42% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 101 degrees awarded
  2. 97 degrees awarded
  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was Humanistic Studies with 101 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,396 degrees awarded
  2. 325 degrees awarded
  3. 195 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was San Diego City College (122339) with 1,396 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,044 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA, which is 0.752 times less than the 1,388 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,028 degrees mean that there were 1.51 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 681 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($20,006) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,027) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,184) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.14% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.6% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (45.9k), Some college (33.3k), and Graduate Degree (29.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was $784,400 in 2022, which is 2.78 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $675,300 to $784,400, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA is 28.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA is $85,513. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

Property

$784,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,786
$24,856
Median Property Taxes
±$1,139

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

28.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 28.6% of the housing units in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 28.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$85,513
Median Household Income
± $2,515
86.8k
Number of Households
± 2,673

In 2022, the median household income of the 86.8k households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA grew to $85,513 from the previous year's value of $76,959.

The following chart displays the households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.44
2022 Wage GINI in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA
0.442
2021 Wage GINI in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.414% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (60.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.7%)
  3. Walked (7.94%)

In 2022, 60.1% of workers in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.7%) and those who walked to work (7.94%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.89% of the workforce in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA (21.3k out of 169k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.6% of the population of San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 48.9% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 8.59% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 3.32% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 12.8% under 18 years, 33.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.3% were men and 48.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.35%
Uninsured
48.9%
Employer Coverage
17.9%
Medicaid
8.59%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
3.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA declined by 1.61% from 8.49% to 8.35%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Diego County (South Central)--San Diego City (Central/Centre City & Balboa Park) PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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