Hispanics accounted for more than half of the nation’s growth in the past decade, according to the Census Bureau.
They now make up 16.3 percent of the population, up from 14 percent in 2000.
In San Diego County, the Hispanic population increased from 27 percent to 32 percent during the same period.27 Jun 2011
How old is San Diego?
Upon landing in San Diego Bay in 1542, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo claimed the area for Spain, forming the basis for the settlement of Alta California 200 years later. The Presidio and Mission San Diego de Alcalá, founded in 1769, formed the first European settlement in what is now California.
What San Diego is known for?
Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, San Diego is widely known as “America’s Finest City.” Famous for its miles and miles of white-sand beaches and amazing weather, the city offers an abundance of fun attractions for visitors of all ages.
What are the top 10 largest cities in California?
10 Largest Cities in California by Population
- Los Angeles 4,094,764 1.1.
- San Diego 1,376,173 1.3.
- San Jose 1,023,083 1.6.
- San Francisco 856,095 1.1.
- Fresno 502,303 1.4.
- Long Beach 494,709 0.8.
- Sacramento 486,189 1.0.
- Oakland 430,666 1.2.
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