13.3% Poverty Rate in San Diego County, California

Poverty Rate in San Diego County, California

How does the Poverty Rate in San Diego County, California compare to other counties in California?

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of San Diego County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

12.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Diego County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 12.3%.

16.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Diego County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of San Diego County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of San Diego County, California have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 2,435,747 residents of San Diego County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 298,931 (12.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 128,100 (16.7%) of 767,387 residents of San Diego County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in San Diego County, California

The Poverty Rate in San Diego County is 13.3%.
San Diego County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carlsbad 6.6%

112,640

Casa de Oro-Mount Helix 12.7%

20,027

Chula Vista 12.3%

262,262

Coronado 5.3%

20,330

Crest 5.9%

2,767

Del Mar 6.9%

4,321

Descanso 10.9%

1,592

El Cajon 23.0%

101,497

Granite Hills 11.3%

2,873

Imperial Beach 19.0%

27,001

Alpine 7.4%

14,709

Bonita 9.6%

13,016

Bonsall 5.5%

4,341

Borrego Springs 13.9%

2,077

Bostonia 16.9%

17,432

Campo 16.9%

2,719

Camp Pendleton North 4.3%

4,718

Camp Pendleton South 12.8%

11,209

Encinitas 7.6%

62,150

Escondido 16.3%

148,784

Eucalyptus Hills 3.7%

5,778

Fairbanks Ranch 7.0%

3,024

Fallbrook 15.3%

30,884

Harbison Canyon 8.0%

4,199

Hidden Meadows 5.5%

3,373

Jamul 3.8%

5,873

Lake San Marcos 14.2%

4,924

Lakeside 11.0%

21,696

La Mesa 12.6%

58,733

La Presa 13.4%

35,973

Lemon Grove 13.8%

26,422

National City 22.7%

56,311

Oceanside 12.9%

173,999

Pine Valley 7.9%

1,878

Poway 6.7%

49,353

Rainbow 13.2%

1,928

Ramona 7.9%

21,760

Rancho San Diego 9.8%

21,596

Rancho Santa Fe 12.3%

2,408

San Diego 14.5%

1,359,346

San Diego Country Estates 3.1%

10,633

San Marcos 12.3%

92,419

Santee 6.8%

55,579

Solana Beach 4.9%

13,340

Spring Valley 11.6%

30,312

Valley Center 9.3%

9,751

Vista 15.4%

97,814

Winter Gardens 11.6%

22,136

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2018 California Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for California in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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