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National City city, California

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National City city, California
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 61,394
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 61,394
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 58,560
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 58,582
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,885
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 39.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 35.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $402,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,921
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $398
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,163
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 16,658
Persons per household, 2015-2019 3.33
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 88.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 69.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 86.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 76.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 74.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 14.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 50.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 145,770
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 294,328
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 702,746
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,395,862
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $23,505
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 27.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $47,119
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $22,054
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 3,842
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,921
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,402
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,845
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 691
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 262
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,242
Population per square mile, 2010 8,050.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 7.28
FIPS Code 0650398
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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