Incorporated: 10-8-1888
Elevation: 400 ft.–2,100 ft.
Latitude: 33° North
Longitude: 117° West

Size:

City Limits*** Sphere of Influence*** Industrially Zoned Properties***
23,952 acres 43,589.85 acres 1,134.29 acres
37.44 sq. miles 68.11 sq. miles  1.77 square miles

Population:* 1980 1990 2000 2005 2010 2015 (E)
Escondido 64,355 108,635 133,559 141,350 143,976 147,294
Growth from Prior Period

75%
over 1970
69%
over 1980
23%
over 1990
2.7%
over 2000
1.9%
over 2005
2.3% from 2010

County 1,861,864 2,498,016 2,813,833 3,051,280 3,095,313 3,227,496

Ethnicity:* Hispanic White Black Native
American
Asian, Hawaiian/
Pacific Islander
Mixed
Race/Other
2000 Census 51,693
38.7%
69,305
51.9%
2,734
2.0%
776
0.6%
6,063
4.5%
2,988
2.2%
2010 Census 70,333
48.9%
58,197
40.4%
3,046
2.1%
577
0.4%
8,796
6.1%
3,027
2.1%
2015 (E)
74,953 57,244 2,684 568 8,822 3,023
% of Total 50.9% 38.9% 1.8% 0.4% 6.0% 2.0%

Gender:* Female Male
2000 Census 67,330 66,229
2010 Census 72,778 71,198
2015 (E)
74,510 72,784

Age:* <15 15-34 35-64 65>  
2010 Census 22.8% 30.1% 36.3% 10.8% Median Age: 32.9
2015 (E)
22.6% 29.6% 36.1% 11.7% Median Age: 33.5

All Housing Units:*

1990 1996 1998 2000 2005 2010 2015(E)
42,040 43,837 44,577 45,050 46,797 47,979 48,557

Housing Types:*

Single-Family Homes Multifamily (Apts/Condos) Mobilehomes
27,774 17,045 3,738

Persons per Household:*

1990 1996 1998 2000 2005 2010 2015(E)
2.73 2.85 2.92 3.01 3.07 3.12 3.12

Escondido Median Income per Household:**

1990(a) 1996(a) 1998(a) 2000(a) 2005(a) 2010(a) 2015(E)
$33,260 $33,990 $38,969 $42,567 $46,907 $52,728                    $53,284 (current $)

San Diego County Median Income per Household:**

1990(a) 1996(a) 1998(a) 2000(a) 2005(a) 2010 2015(E)
$35,022 $38,477 $42,357 $46,503 $52,192 $63,586 $69,346 (current $)

Escondido's Median Income per Household:**

  <$15k $15k - $30k $30k - $45k $45k - $60k $60k - $75k $75k - $100k $100k+
2005: 11% 20% 18% 15% 11% 11% 14%
2010: 10% 17% 16% 14% 10% 11% 22%
2015: 10% 17% 17% 13% 10% 11% 22%

Sources:

* From the lastest SANDAG Estimates
** SANDAG Estimates – Entries marked (a) used 1999 $, 2010 and later estimates use current $
*** GIS Manager, Info. Systems 2016 figures. (Includes Daley Ranch area. No roadways in industrial total.)

Note: Entries after 2010 are from the most recently adjusted SANDAG estimates and are based on U.S. Census data.

Revised 7-19-2016