StatisticKearny MesaSan DiegoCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)6254,233256
Median age35.234.236.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a59%56%
Speak Spanishn/a23%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Kearny Mesa is 85% lower than San Diego
  • The median age in Kearny Mesa is 3% higher than San Diego
  • In Kearny Mesa 60.08% of the population is White
  • In Kearny Mesa 5.65% of the population is Black
  • In Kearny Mesa 18.61% of the population is Asian

Compare San Diego, CA Demographics


      Kearny Mesa population breakdown by race

      RaceKearny MesaSan DiegoCalifornia
      American Indian0.00%0.52%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian2.64%0.42%0.39%
      Mixed race3.97%4.87%4.62%
      Other race9.04%6.35%13.28%
      In Kearny Mesa, 30.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Kearny Mesa age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).