San Diego County is home to roughly 3.34 million people total.
In 2019 San Diego county recorded over one million taxable real estate parcels and nearly 58,000 businesses.
The county’s median income is $76,207 and median home price $584,000.
According to The San Diego Tribune, the median home price of $584,000 in September 2019 was down 0.1% from the previous year (at $584,500) and is the first time prices have been down year-over-year since March 2012. Home sales, which were down for the majority of 2019, picked up in August with a 1.9% increase from the same time the year prior.
San Diego’s average rent is approximately $2,200, with an average apartment size of approximately 880 square feet.
San Diego County employs 1.61 million people. The largest industries are Heath Care & Social Assistance; Retail Trade; and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services. The highest paying industries are Utilities (approx $92,200); Management of Companies & Enterprises (approx $80,600); and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,400).
In 2017, 46.5% of San Diego County residents were living in rental properties. This is higher than the national average of 36.1%.
There are over 7,000 farms in San Diego.
San Diego is the top producer of avocados in the US.
The Metropolitan Transit System provides bus and rail service to approximately 3 million people in San Diego County. The system of public transit generates 88 million trips per year, or 300,000 trips each weekday.
Established in 1962, the Port of San Diego houses nearly 800 businesses including the San Diego Convention Center, 2 cargo terminals, 2 cruise terminals, 17 major hotels and resorts, 20 marinas and yacht clubs, 22 public parks, and over 79 restaurants. It is the third-largest cruise port in California.