El Cajon

Overview for El Cajon, CA

106,043 people live in El Cajon, where the median age is 34.8 and the average individual income is $27,325. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

106,043

Total Population

34.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,325

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for El Cajon, CA

El Cajon has 35,003 households, with an average household size of 2.96. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in El Cajon do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 106,043 people call El Cajon home. The population density is 7,308.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

106,043

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.8

Median Age

49.25 / 50.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
35,003

Total Households

2.96

Average Household Size

$27,325

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in El Cajon, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby El Cajon. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Christian Elementary School-East Campus
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Grace Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Kieran Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Holy Trinity Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Diego Valley East Public Charter
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Bostonia Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Chase Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Magnolia Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Foothills Christian High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Madison Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Naranca Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Fletcher Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Christian Elementary School - West Campus
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Taproot Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
Johnson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Lexington Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Chase Ranch Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
EJE Elementary Academy Charter
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Cajon Valley Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Flying Hills School of Arts
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Meridian Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Cajon Valley Home
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Grossmont Middle College High
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
5/5

Around El Cajon, CA

There's plenty to do around El Cajon, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

63
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
54
Bikeable
Bike Score
44
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Workout With Kirk, SD Pickleball Unlimited, and Dearie Karate Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.49 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.84 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.93 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.63 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.66 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars

El Cajon is a city located in San Diego County, California. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, diverse community, and beautiful parks and recreation areas. El Cajon has a thriving downtown area, with a mix of local shops, restaurants, and cultural venues. The city is also home to a number of museums and theaters, showcasing the rich history and heritage of the region. El Cajon is also a hub for outdoor recreation, with several parks and lakes offering opportunities for hiking, fishing, and more. The city is known for its warm, sunny weather and mild climate, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a laid-back lifestyle with easy access to the city. With its combination of history, culture, and natural beauty, El Cajon is a truly wonderful place to visit or call home. El Cajon is a very diverse community that features Granite Hills. This city got its name from Rancho El Cajon and also has the nickname, “The Box.” Sycuan Casino Resort is located here and is one of San Diego’s first and luckiest casinos.

 

One of the top attractions in El Cajon is the Parkway Plaza, a large indoor shopping center with over 100 stores, a food court, and a movie theatre. Another popular destination is the Water Conservation Garden, a beautiful outdoor space that showcases water-efficient landscaping and sustainable gardening practices. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the garden or attend one of the many educational workshops and events.

For those who enjoy the outdoors, El Cajon offers a variety of parks and hiking trails. The El Cajon Mountain Trail is a popular hiking trail that offers scenic views of the surrounding mountains, while the Wells Park is a great spot for picnicking and relaxing. Visitors can also enjoy fishing and boating at the nearby Lake Jennings.

When it comes to restaurants and cafes, El Cajon has a variety of options to choose from. For those looking for a taste of Mexico, El Cajon has several authentic Mexican restaurants, such as Casa de Pico, which serves up delicious tacos, enchiladas, and margaritas. Other notable restaurants include Greek Town Grill, which serves up delicious Greek-style dishes, and The Lunch Box Cafe and Deli, a popular spot for breakfast and lunch sandwiches and salads.

For those who enjoy coffee and pastries, El Cajon has several cafes, such as The Coffee Corner, which serves up delicious coffee and espresso drinks, as well as pastries and sandwiches. Another popular spot is the San Diego Pretzel Company, which offers a variety of fresh-baked pretzels, as well as sandwiches and other snacks.

Overall, El Cajon has plenty to offer visitors looking for a fun and enjoyable experience in San Diego County. Whether you're looking for shopping opportunities, outdoor adventures, or delicious dining options, El Cajon has something for everyone to enjoy.

 

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