StatisticLa JollaSan DiegoCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)3,2944,233256
Median age48.134.236.0
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a59%56%
Speak Spanishn/a23%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in La Jolla is 22% lower than San Diego
  • The median age in La Jolla is 41% higher than San Diego
  • In La Jolla 88.28% of the population is White
  • In La Jolla 1.07% of the population is Black
  • In La Jolla 5.83% of the population is Asian

Compare San Diego, CA Demographics


      La Jolla population breakdown by race

      RaceLa JollaSan DiegoCalifornia
      American Indian0.22%0.52%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.13%0.42%0.39%
      Mixed race2.63%4.87%4.62%
      Other race1.84%6.35%13.28%
      In La Jolla, 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

      La Jolla age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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