Attractions, Statistics and Facts about San Diego County
San Diego County has many attractions including Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, USS Midway Museum, Sea World San Diego, San Diego Bay, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Legoland California, Point Loma, Hotel del Coronado, Belmont Park, Old Town San Diego Historic Park, Cabrillo Cove, Fleet Science Center, San Diego Coronado Bridge, Maritime Museum of San Diego, San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, Whaley House, Qualcomm Stadium, The New Children Museum, Star of India, San Diego Museum of Art and much more. San Diego County is the second most populous county in California and the fifth most populous county in the nation. The county seat of San Diego County is San Diego and is the eighth most populous city in the United States. San Diego County is in Southern California and spans West and East from the Pacific Ocean to the Western Imperial County line and North and South from the southern Orange and Riverside County lines to the Mexico border. This county has an area consisting of 4,526 square miles (11,720 km2), of which 4,207 square miles (10,900 km2) land and 319 square miles (830 km2) (7.0%) is water. San Diego County has 70 miles of coastline and has a population of 3,190,930. There are 1,602,140 male residents living in San Diego County and 1,588,790 female residents. The total number of households is 1,116,271 with 2.77 people per household on average. Total household expenditures in San Diego County are above the national average.
The median age of the current population is 34.16 with 946,312 people being married and 1,115,649 being single. The employment numbers show that there are 67% white collar employees and 33% blue collar employees in San Diego County. Crime rate in San Diego County is below the national average. The most frequent crime is Automotive Theft Risk while the least frequent is Larceny Risk.
San Diego County weather recorded temperatures between a high point in July of 89.50° F and a low point of 37.10° F in January, 2017. The air pollution index is of 104.00. The climate of San Diego County has mild winters and warm summers and is considered a Mediterranean climate to the north and semi-arid climate to the south and east. The U.S. Navy's Eleventh Naval District is headquartered in San Diego County and is home to the following bases; Naval Base San Diego, Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Naval Air Station North Island, Naval Base Point Loma, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, and Naval Medical Center San Diego. The U.S. Marine Corps is stationed in San Diego County and operates in the following bases; Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, and Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.