San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
113,788
3.45% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31.2
2.19% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.8%
5.82% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$100,091
12.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$762,700
20.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
60,448
3.57% 1-year growth

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In 2022, San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA had a population of 114k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $100,091. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA grew from 109,989 to 113,788, a 3.45% increase and its median household income grew from $89,314 to $100,091, a 12.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (37.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (36.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.56%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.62%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.95%).

43.8% of the households in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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.

81.6% of the residents in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are University of California-San Diego (110680) (12,110 degrees awarded in 2022), National University (119605) (6,315 degrees), and San Diego Miramar College (122384) (1,813 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was $762,700, and the homeownership rate was 39.5%.

Most people in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 114k people, from which 81.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 34.8% of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (39.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.8k people) in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.47k White (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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are Spanish (10,033 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (7,656 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (5,860 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
53,658
Women
47.5%
59,233
Men
52.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 112,891 inhabitants, with 52.5% men, and 47.5% women.

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Citizenship

81.6%
2022 Citizenship
80.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 81.6% of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was 80.5%, 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.8k ± 2.16k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    41.6k ± 2.36k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.47k ± 1.52k
16.9%
Hispanic Population
19.3k people

In 2022, there were 1.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.8k people) in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.47k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.9% of the people in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are hispanic (19.3k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    6,071 ± 1,861 people
  2. India
    6,010 ± 1,852 people
  3. China
    4,706 ± 1,649 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was Philippines, the natal country of 6,071 San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA residents, followed by India with 6,010 and China with 4,706.

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Foreign-Born Population

34.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
39.6k people
35.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
39.1k people

As of 2022, 34.8% of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA residents (39.6k 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was 35.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,033 households (9.3%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    7,656 households (7.1%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    5,860 households (5.43%)

43.8% of the households in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was Spanish. 9.3% of the households in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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-)
    2,054 ± 510
  2. Vietnam
    1,258 ± 242
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,070 ± 257

San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA employs 60.4k people. The largest industries in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,462 people), Computer Systems Design (4,018 people), and Scientific research & development services (3,650 people), and the highest paying industries are Taxi & limousine service ($200,481), Software publishing ($188,521), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($145,736).

Males in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.18 times higher than the average income of females, which is $76,469. The income inequality in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,437
Women
41.3%
34,663
Men
58.7%

The workforce of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA in 2020 was 59,100 people, with 41.3% woman, and 58.7% men.

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Occupations

60.4k
2022 Value
3.57%
1 Year growth
± 3.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 3.57%, from 58.4k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA, are Software developers (3,981 people), Other Physical Scientists (2,158 people), and Postsecondary teachers (1,952 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

60.4k
2022 Value
3.57%
1 Year growth
± 3.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 3.57%, from 58.4k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,462 people), Computer Systems Design (4,018 people), and Scientific research & development services (3,650 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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

$64,894
Median earning men ± $3,470
$47,846
Median earning women ± $3,791

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($110,950), Public Administration ($103,690), and Manufacturing ($95,938).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($80,592), Information ($68,112), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,917).

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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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA awarded 20,244 degrees. The student population of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 34,777 male students and 38,966 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are White (5,244 and 30.2%), followed by Asian (4,685 and 27%), Hispanic or Latino (4,627 and 26.7%), and Two or More Races (1,034 and 5.96%).

The largest universities in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are University of California-San Diego (110680) (12,110 and 59.8%), National University (119605) (6,315 and 31.2%), and San Diego Miramar College (122384) (1,813 and 8.96%).

The most popular majors in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are General Education (1,065 and 5.26%), Computer Science (920 and 4.54%), and Cognitive Science (768 and 3.79%).

The median tuition costs in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA are $13,320 for private four year colleges, and $11,564 and $41,636 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 23.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 73,743 (47.2% men and 52.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 73,743 students enrolled in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA, 47.2% men and 52.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 19,218 records, of which 60% were women and 40% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 759 degrees awarded
  2. 621 degrees awarded
  3. 554 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was Cognitive Science with 759 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 12,110 degrees awarded
  2. 6,315 degrees awarded
  3. 1,813 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of California-San Diego (110680) with 12,110 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 8,904 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA, which is 0.785 times less than the 11,340 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,244 degrees mean that there were 1.12 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 4,685 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($13,320) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,342) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,152) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.46% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.47% 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (27.4k), Graduate Degree (22.6k), and Some college (19.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was $762,700 in 2022, which is 2.71 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $631,200 to $762,700, a 20.8% increase. The homeownership rate in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA is 39.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA is $100,091. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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

$762,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,206
$16,267
Median Property Taxes
±$870

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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

39.5%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 39.5% of the housing units in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 39.6%.

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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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$100,091
Median Household Income
± $5,764
41.2k
Number of Households
± 1,638

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.2k households in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA grew to $100,091 from the previous year's value of $89,314.

The following chart displays the households in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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

0.473
2022 Wage GINI in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.11% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (59.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.2%)
  3. Carpooled (8.6%)

In 2022, 59.5% of workers in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.2%) and those who carpooled to work (8.6%).

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

20.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.16% of the workforce in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) 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 (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA (16.9k out of 107k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA is Asian, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

94.8% of the population of San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 55.8% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 7.88% on Medicare, 17.5% on non-group plans, and 3.11% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.3% under 18 years, 37.5% between 18 and 34 years, 32.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.15%
Uninsured
55.8%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
7.88%
Medicare
17.5%
Non-Group
3.11%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Diego County (Central)--San Diego City (Central/Mira Mesa & University Heights) PUMA, CA declined by 15.3% from 6.08% to 5.15%.

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

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