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Innovate78's economic dashboard uses 20 different metrics to track the 78 Corridor's indicators of economic health, quality of life, demographics, talent profile, and real estate. All data is annual from the most recent report, unless the month or quarter is available.

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Economics

Economic indicators track the health and viability of the 78 Corridor economy and direction of employment.

2.5% Job GrowthSource: EDD, Dec 2017-2018
Employment
78 Corridor
291,400
USA
159,945,000
California
18,870,600
San Diego County
1,568,300
Source: EDD, 2018
Unemployment
78 Corridor
3.2%
USA
3.9%
California
4.1%
San Diego County
3.2%
Source: EDD, 2018
# of INC. 5000 Companies
78 Corridor 7 USA 5000 California 681 San Diego County 109

Quality of Life

Quality of life indicators demonstrate the ability to find enjoyment and fulfillment living along the 78 Corridor.

Nineteen Golf CoursesSource: San Diego Tourism Authority, 2017
Mean Travel Time to Work
78 Corridor
27.3 min
USA
26.9 min
California
29.8 min
San Diego County
26.3 min
Source: ACS, 2017
Median Income
78 Corridor
$70,493
USA
$57,652
California
$67,169
San Diego County
$70,588
Source: ACS, 2017
# of Breweries
47
USA
6,372
California
900
San Diego County
152
Source: San Diego Tourism Authority; California Craft Brewers Association; Brewers Association

Demographics

Demographic indicators highlight the diversity of the 78 Corridor's population and show growth over time.

Population642,611 Source: CA Department of Finance, 2018
Median Age
78 Corridor
37.7
USA
38.1
California
36.5
San Diego County
35.8
Source: ACS, 2017
% Population Foreign Born
78 Corridor
22.5%
USA
13.7%
California
26.9%
San Diego County
23.3%
Source: ACS, 2017
% Population Age 18-34
23.4%
USA
23.3%
California
24.8%
San Diego County
26.8%
Source: ACS, 2017

Talent

Talent indicators show the ability for a company to source a quality, educated, and skilled workforce at all levels, throughout the 78 Corridor.

40.7% College Grads [Science or Engineering]Source: ACS, 2017
% of Population with Advanced Degree or Higher
78 Corridor
13.4%
USA
12.3%
California
12.6%
San Diego County
15%
Source: ACS, 2017
% of Population with Ph.D. or Higher
78 Corridor
1.6%
USA
1.4%
California
1.6%
San Diego County
2.2%
Source: ACS, 2017
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher
78 Corridor 35.5% USA 32.0% California 33.6% San Diego County 38.8%
Source: ACS, 2017

Real Estate

Real estate indicators track the affordability of the 78 Corridor and ability of workforce to live along the corridor.

Average Home Prices $581,575Source: Zillow, 2018
Vacancy Rates
  Industrial Office Retail
78 Corridor 5.6% 15.5% 4.6%
San Diego 4.4% 10.2% 4.3%
Source: CBRE, Q4 2018
Median Gross Rent
78 Corridor
$1,522
USA
$1,012
California
$1,447
San Diego County
$1,598
Source: ACS, 2017
% Average Home Price Change
8.9%
USA
8.5%
California
10.0%
San Diego County
8.7%
Source: Zillow, Q3'17 - Q3'18

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