area codescrime ratepopulation, population growthradio stationsweather, weather forecastzip code

Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes

 

<< See who will be the next president.

Population (year 2000): 54,749. Estimated population in July 2005: 53,081 (-3.0% change)
Males: 25,826 (47.2%), Females: 28,923 (52.8%)

San Diego County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $41,693 (year 2000)
Median house value: $198,700 (year 2000)

La Mesa, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Mesa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.7%)
  • Hispanic (13.5%)
  • Other race (5.1%)
  • Black (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (13.3%), English (11.9%), Italian (5.3%), United States (4.5%), French (4.1%).

New! Mesa, California forum

Elevation: 507 feet

Land area: 9.3 square miles

La

For population 25 years and over in La Mesa

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Mesa city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

11.6% Foreign born (4.2% Asia, 3.7% Latin America, 2.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,438 (+2.7%).




Real Estate Search - and Exclusive Homes Serving San Diego County />
San Diego Home/Condos - Unlimited Search. All SD areas All homes, All condos Search Free! />
San Diego listings - listed San Diego property emailed directly to you daily! />
the San Diego MLS - of over 7,500 San Diego dream home listings! />
California.BrioRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Diego, CA San (8.5 miles pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Grove, CA (2.7 miles Lemon de Oro-Mount Helix, CA (3.2 miles Casa Valley, CA (3.8 miles Spring Presa, CA (4.3 miles La Cajon, CA El (4.7 miles CA Santee, (5.8 miles CA (6.1 miles Bostonia, San Diego, CA (7.0 miles Rancho


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $283,100
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $226,400

Latitude: 32.77 N, Longitude: 117.02 W

Area code: 619


La Mesa, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.1%), Retail trade (12.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,795 (-6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,470 (16.3%)


 

Crime in La Mesa by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 0 2 2 0
    per 100,000 1.8 3.7 0.0 3.7 3.7 0.0
Rapes 12 15 13 11 12 10
    per 100,000 21.9 27.4 23.7 20.1 21.9 18.3
Robberies 80 97 70 89 66 72
    per 100,000 146.1 177.2 127.9 162.6 120.6 131.5
Assaults 106 104 121 105 93 118
    per 100,000 193.6 190.0 221.0 191.8 169.9 215.5
Burglaries 316 397 345 375 358 393
    per 100,000 577.2 725.1 630.1 684.9 653.9 717.8
Thefts 1,199 1,141 1,303 1,410 1,214 1,285
    per 100,000 2190.0 2084.1 2380.0 2575.4 2217.4 2347.1
Auto thefts 359 330 371 365 554 534
    per 100,000 655.7 602.8 677.6 666.7 1011.9 975.4
273.6 288.1 285.6 303.1 298.0 312.0


Average climate in La Mesa, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Aaron Boone - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cleveland Indians, born: Mar 9, 1973), Jason Phillips - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers, born: Sep 27, 1976), Joe Kennedy - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: May 24, 1979), Kevin McCadam - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Mar 6, 1979), Royce Ring - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Mets, born: Dec 21, 1980), Frankie Hejduk - Major League Soccer player (Columbus, born: Aug 5, 1974), Frederick Sturckow - astronaut, Lance Hurdle - College basketball player (UC Santa Barbara Gauchos).


Hospitals/medical centers in La Mesa:
  • ALVARADO PARKWAY INSTITUTE BEHAVIORAL (7050 PARKWAY DRIVE)
  • GROSSMONT HOSPITAL (5555 GROSSMONT CENTER DRIVE BOX 58)
Other hospitals/medical centers near La Mesa:
  • ALVARADO HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA)
  • VILLA VIEW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in La Mesa, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Mesa:
  • SAN DIEGO INTL-LINDBERGH FLD (about 12 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; ID: SAN)
  • NORTH ISLAND NAS /HALSEY FIELD/ (about 14 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; ID: NZY)
  • MC CLELLAN-PALOMAR (about 30 miles; CARLSBAD, CA; ID: CRQ)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Mesa:
  • GILLESPIE FIELD (about 5 miles; SAN DIEGO/EL CAJON, CA; ID: SEE)
  • MONTGOMERY FIELD (about 8 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; ID: MYF)
  • BROWN FIELD MUNI (about 15 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; ID: SDM)

Amtrak station near La Mesa:
  • 11 miles: SAN DIEGO (1050 KETTNER BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3 $11,030 $44,120 0 $0
Transit 1 $4,716 $56,592 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7 $29,588 $50,722 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 30 $87,105 $34,842 35 $18,257
Sewerage 11 $61,948 $67,579 2 $1,253
Police - Other 25 $89,501 $42,960 7 $19,280
Solid Waste Management 1 $7,700 $92,400 1 $1,295
Streets and Highways 17 $62,448 $44,080 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,584 $43,008 0 $0
Firefighters 51 $279,679 $65,806 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 60 $361,006 $72,201 0 $0
Other Government Administration 45 $170,401 $45,440 4 $1,353
Financial Administration 10 $39,250 $47,100 1 $591
Totals for Government 262 $1,207,956 $55,326 50 $42,028


Colleges/Universities in La Mesa:
  • COLEMAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,067; Location: 7380 PARKWAY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: coleman.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • ACADEMY OF COURT REPORTING INC (FT enrollment: 187; Location: 8376 HERCULES ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WESTERN SIERRA LAW SCHOOL (Location: 8376 HERCULES ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Mesa:
  • SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 25,831)
  • GROSSMONT COLLEGE (about 4 miles; EL CAJON, CA; FT enrollment: 9,607)
  • CUYAMACA COLLEGE (about 9 miles; EL CAJON, CA; FT enrollment: 3,278)
  • SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHULA VISTA, CA; FT enrollment: 9,533)
  • SAN DIEGO CITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; FT enrollment: 10,902)
  • SAN DIEGO MESA COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; FT enrollment: 10,769)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO (about 13 miles; SAN DIEGO, CA; FT enrollment: 6,311)
Public high schools in La Mesa:
  • HELIX HIGH (Students: 2,415; Location: 7323 UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GROSSMONT HIGH (Students: 2,360; Location: 1100 MURRAY DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (Students: 306; Location: 1100 MURRAY DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GATEWAY WEST COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 30; Location: 8693 LA MESA BLVD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 26; Location: 8691 ECHO DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in La Mesa:
  • LA MESA MIDDLE (Students: 1,298; Location: 4200 PARKS AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PARKWAY MIDDLE (Students: 1,181; Location: 9009 PARK PLAZA DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MURDOCK ELEMENTARY (Students: 599; Location: 4354 CONRAD DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LA MESA DALE ELEMENTARY (Students: 581; Location: 4370 PARKS AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LEMON AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 575; Location: 8787 LEMON AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VISTA LA MESA ELEMENTARY (Students: 548; Location: 3900 VIOLET ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • AVOCADO ELEMENTARY (Students: 534; Location: 3845 AVOCADO SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MURRAY MANOR ELEMENTARY (Students: 529; Location: 8305 EL PASO ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHMONT ELEMENTARY (Students: 451; Location: 9405 GREGORY ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SPRING VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 447; Location: 3845 SPRING DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in La Mesa:
  • ST MARTIN ACADEMY (Students: 314; Location: 7708 EL CAJON BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 7929 LA MESA BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TIEE - COLEMAN PREPARATORY SCH (Students: 200; Location: 7380 PARKWAY DRIVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST LUKE'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 5150 WILSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL PARISH DA (Students: 146; Location: 4816 GLEN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LA MESA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 9407 JERICHO ROAD; Grades: KG - 10)
  • COLLEGE CENTER MONTESSORI SCHO (Students: 59; Location: 7484 UNIVERSITY AV STE A; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TAPROOT MONTESSORI-LA MESA (Students: 46; Location: 5173 GUAVA AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS LUTHERAN (Students: 23; Location: 9191 FLETCHER PKWY; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable locations in La Mesa: Sun Valley Golf Course (A), La Mesa Civic Center (B), La Mesa Memorial Fine Arts Center (C), Little Flower Haven (D), South County Regional Center San Diego County Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Fletcher Hills Shopping Center (1), Baltimore West Shopping Center (2), Grossmont Shopping Center (3), Village Station Shopping Center (4), Village Shopping Center (5), La Mesa Crossroads Shopping Center (6), La Mesa Springs Shopping Center (7).

Churches in La Mesa include: Vista La Mesa Christian Church (A), Evangelical Bible Church (B), Windsor Hills Baptist Church (C), Lighthouse Baptist Church (D), Calvary Chapel of La Mesa (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), First Baptist Church of La Mesa (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H).

Reservoirs: Grassmont Reservoir (A), Mount Helix Reservoir (B).

Parks in La Mesa include: Aztec Park (1), Highwood Park (2), MacArthur Park (3), MacArthur Park Recreation Center (4), Sunset Park (5), Sunshine Park (6), Vista La Mesa Park (7), Jackson Park (8), Briercrest Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


La Mesa compared to California state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in La Mesa:
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KOGO (600 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSDO (1130 AM; 10 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPOP (1360 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURS (1040 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: QUETZAL BILINGUAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KECR (910 AM; 5 kW; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KSON (1240 AM; 1 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Mesa:
  • KPBS-FM (89.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGB-FM (101.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSON-FM (97.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KLNV (106.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHTS-FM (93.3 FM; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K210CL (89.9 FM; LEMON GROVE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KIOZ (105.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLQV (102.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPRI-FM2 (102.1 FM; LA MESA, CA; Owner: COMPASS RADIO OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KBZT (94.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIFM (98.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KYXY (96.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KOCL (95.7 FM; CARLSBAD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMYI (94.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPLN (103.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFSD-FM (92.1 FM; ESCONDIDO, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around La Mesa:
  • KBOP-LP (Channel 25; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBNT-CA (Channel 17; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • K63EN (Channel 63; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CIVIC LIGHT, INC.)
  • K61GH (Channel 61; NATIONAL CITY, CA; Owner: TV-61 SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KSWB-TV (Channel 69; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: KSWB INC.)
  • KUSI-TV (Channel 51; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 51 OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KPBS (Channel 15; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SAN DIEGO UNIV.)
  • KNSD (Channel 39; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KFMB-TV (Channel 8; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGTV (Channel 10; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K59AL (Channel 59; LA JOLLA, CA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SAN DIEGO UNIVERSITY)
  • KSDX-LP (Channel 29; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: KRCA LICENSE CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

© Copyright 2006-2007 USAElectionPolls.com, All Rights Reserved.