El Cajon Demographics


  • Total Population173,091
  • Male Population(50.4 %) 87,308
  • Female Population(49.6 %) 85,783
  • Median Age34.80
There are currently 173,091 people living in El Cajon. Out of the total population number, 87,308 are men and 85,783 are women. The median age for El Cajon dwellers is 34.80.


  • White Collar62,336
  • Blue Collar15,042
There are currently 62,336 white-collar jobs and 15,042 blue-collar jobs in El Cajon.


  • Total Households56,135
  • Family Households40,875
  • Non-family Households15,261
  • Households With Children20,847
  • Households Without Children35,288
  • Average People Per Household3.01
There are currently 56,135 households in El Cajon. Out of this total, 40,875 are family households, 15,261 are non-family households, 20,847 are households with children and 35,288 are households without children. The average number of people per household in El Cajon is 3.01.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School8,897
  • Some High School46,932
  • Some College40,531
  • Associate Degree10,255
  • Bachelors Degree18,919
  • Graduate Degree8,674
There are 8,897 people living in El Cajon without a high school degree, 46,932 people with some high school degree and 40,531 people with a college degree. 10,255 people have an associate degree, 18,919 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 8,674 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married45,722
  • Married67,793
  • Separated2,674
  • Widowed8,375
  • Divorced16,538
45,722 of the people living in El Cajon have never been married, while 67,793 are married and 2,674 are separated. A total of 8,375 people are widowed and 16,538 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$82,859
  • Median Household Income$54,154
  • Median Income Under 25$31,176
  • Median Income 25-44$55,313
  • Median Income 45-64$66,448
  • Median Income Over 65$45,224

The average household income for people living in El Cajon is $82,859, while the median household income is $54,154. The median income in El Cajon is $31,176 for those under 25, $55,313 for those aged 25 to 44, $66,448 for those aged 45 to 64, and $45,224 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.