Golden Hill, San Diego, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Golden Hill?

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There are 40,083 residents in Golden Hill, with a median age of 34. Of this, 50.16% are males and 49.84% are females. US-born citizens make up 69.85% of the resident pool in Golden Hill, while non-US-born citizens account for 14.21%. Additionally, 15.94% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 33,462 people in Golden Hill currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 40,083 -5.5%
Male Population 20,104 -7.5%
Female Population 19,979 -3.4%
Male population 50.16%
Female population 49.84%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34 1.8%
Citizen US Born 27,996 -1.8%
Citizen not US Born 5,696 -12.4%
Not Citizen 6,391 -13.9%
Citizen US Born 69.85%
Citizen not US Born 14.21%
Not Citizen 15.94%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 129 -38.6%
Moved from Same County 4,680 -9.1%
Moved from Same State 517 -4.6%
Moved from Different State 803 -17.6%
Same House as Last Year 33,462 -4.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.33%
Moved from Same County 11.82%
Moved from Same State 1.31%
Moved from Different State 2.03%
Same House as Last Year 84.52%

What are the employment statistics in Golden Hill?

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White-collar workers make up 80.39% of the working population in Golden Hill, while blue-collar employees account for 19.61%. There are also 2,693 entrepreneurs in Golden Hill (13.16% of the workforce); 13,462 workers employed in private companies (65.81%); and 2,872 people working in governmental institutions (14.04%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 16,444 -7.5%
Blue Collar 4,012 -7.2%
White Collar 80.39%
Blue Collar 19.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,693 -9.1%
Private Companies 13,462 -9.3%
Governmental Workers 2,872 -1.3%
Not for Profit Companies 1,429 3.5%
Self Employees 13.16%
Private Companies 65.81%
Governmental Workers 14.04%
Not for Profit Companies 6.99%

How many households are there in Golden Hill?

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There are a total of 14,420 households in Golden Hill, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 52.25% of these Golden Hill households, while non-family units account for the remaining 47.75%. Additionally, 26.82% of households have children and 73.18% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 14,420 -4.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.1%
Family Households 7,535 -3.2%
Non-family Households 6,885 -5.2%
Family Households 52.25%
Non-family Households 47.75%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,867 -1.0%
Households without Children 10,553 -5.3%
Households with Children 26.82%
Households without Children 73.18%

What are the median and average incomes in Golden Hill?

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The average annual household income in Golden Hill is $78,765, while the median household income sits at $59,586 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $67,450, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $58,491. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $39,841 and $50,986, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $78,765 8.3%
Median Household Income $59,586 8.6%
People below Poverty Level 6,658 -9.3%
People above Poverty Level 32,566 -5.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Golden Hill?

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There are 15,615 housing units in Golden Hill, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1958. Of the 14,420 occupied housing units in Golden Hill, 33.1% are owner-occupied, while 66.9% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 74.98% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $490,500. In general, housing costs reach $1,598 per month in Golden Hill.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 15,615 -3.8%
Median Year Built 1958 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 4,539 2.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,195 -5.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,668 -1.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,705 -11.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,279 -6.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,256 -21.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 716 -4.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 679 8.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 578 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 14,420 -4.2%
Owner Occupied 4,773 -1.7%
Renter Occupied 9,647 -5.3%
Owner Occupied 33.1%
Renter Occupied 66.9%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 3,579 -1.1%
Without Mortgage 1,194 -3.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $490,500 6.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $431,200 -0.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,598 7.0%
With Mortgage 74.98%
Without Mortgage 25.02%

What is the level of education in Golden Hill?

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Approximately 30% of the population in Golden Hill holds a high school degree (that's 9,465 residents), while 20.22% have attained a college certificate (7,529 locals) and 17.34% have a bachelor's degree (5,469 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4,915 -7.8%
Some High School 9,465 -6.4%
Some College 7,529 -11.2%
Associate Degree 2,484 -14.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5,469 -3.1%
Graduate Degree 2,837 9.5%
No High School 15.58%
Some High School 30%
Some College 20.22%
Associate Degree 7.87%
Bachelor's Degree 17.34%
Graduate Degree 8.99%

What is the marital status of Golden Hill residents?

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A total of 15,462 people in Golden Hill have never been married (which represents 47.17% of the total population), while 12,585 of them are wedded (38.4%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,094 (3.34%) and 3,384 (10.32%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 15,462 -5.4%
Married 12,585 -7.6%
Separated 1,094 -5.6%
Widowed 1,346 -7.2%
Divorced 3,384 -2.4%
Never Married 47.17%
Married 38.4%
Separated 3.34%
Widowed 4.11%
Divorced 10.32%

What are the most common means of transportation in Golden Hill?

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The top three means of transportation people in Golden Hill use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 16,424 residents commute by car, 1,231 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 630 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 16,424 -8.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,231 -6.6%
Subway or Elevated 11 N/A
Railroad 56 3.7%
Bicycle 168 -43.2%
Motorcycle 109 -6.8%
TaxiCab 274 13.7%
Walk 630 7.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 92102

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