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Jamul
Location in San Diego County and the state of California
Location in San Diego County and the state of California
Jamul, California is located in San Diego County, California
Jamul, California
Jamul, California
Location in San Diego County, California
Jamul, California is located in California
Jamul, California
Jamul, California
Location in California
Jamul, California is located in the United States
Jamul, California
Jamul, California
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  California
County San Diego
Area
 • Total 16.833 sq mi (43.598 km2)
 • Land 16.583 sq mi (42.951 km2)
 • Water 0.250 sq mi (0.647 km2)  1.49%
Elevation
997 ft (304 m)
Population
 • Total 6,179
 • Density 367.08/sq mi (141.727/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
91935
Area code 619
FIPS code 06-37120
GNIS feature ID 1652730

Jamul ( Kumeyaay: Ha-mul, meaning "sweet water") is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California, United States. Jamul had a population of 6,163 at the 2010 census.

Jamul suffered from the Valley Fire, one of the 2020 California wildfires.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau Jamul is located at 32°43′36″N 116°52′56″W / 32.726557°N 116.882336°W / 32.726557; -116.882336.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Jamul census-designated place (CDP) has a total area of 16.8 square miles (44 km2). 16.6 square miles (43 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (1.49%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 5,920
2010 6,163 4.1%
2020 6,179 0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010

At the 2010 census Jamul had a population of 6,163. The population density was 366.1 people per square mile (141.4/km2). The racial makeup of Jamul was 5,300 (86.0%) White, 127 (2.1%) African American, 28 (0.5%) Native American, 146 (2.4%) Asian, 10 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 294 (4.8%) from other races, and 258 (4.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,188 persons (19.3%).

The census reported that 6,105 people (99.1% of the population) lived in households, 18 (0.3%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 40 (0.6%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,906 households, 727 (38.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,409 (73.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 136 (7.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 101 (5.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 68 (3.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 28 (1.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 187 households (9.8%) were one person and 84 (4.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 3.20. There were 1,646 families (86.4% of households); the average family size was 3.38.

The age distribution was 1,396 people (22.7%) under the age of 18, 585 people (9.5%) aged 18 to 24, 1,161 people (18.8%) aged 25 to 44, 2,198 people (35.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 823 people (13.4%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 44.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

There were 1,974 housing units at an average density of 117.3 per square mile, of the occupied units 1,692 (88.8%) were owner-occupied and 214 (11.2%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.7%. 5,404 people (87.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 701 people (11.4%) lived in rental housing units.

2000

At the 2000 census there were 5,920 people, 1,762 households, and 1,541 families in the CDP. The population density was 359.9 inhabitants per square mile (138.9/km2). There were 1,789 housing units at an average density of 108.8 per square mile (42.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.37% White, 2.13% African American, 0.39% Native American, 3.07% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 3.63% from other races, and 4.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.77%.

Of the 1,762 households 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.7% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.5% were non-families. 8.5% of households were one person and 3.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.30 and the average family size was 3.48.

The age distribution was 29.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% 65 or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median household income was $87,309 and the median family income was $89,550. Males had a median income of $60,808 versus $40,568 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $32,450. About 5.0% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

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