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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.

1.4% Job GrowthSource: EDD, December 2017
Employment
78 Corridor
283,500
USA
148,558,000
California
18,481,900
San Diego County
1,525,400
Source: EDD, December 2017
Unemployment
78 Corridor
3.1%
USA
3.9%
California
4.2%
San Diego County
3.3%
Source: EDD, December 2017
# 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
28 min
USA
26.6 min
California
29.4 min
San Diego County
26 min
Source: ACS, 2016
Median Income
78 Corridor
$74,024
USA
$57,617
California
$67,739
San Diego County
$70,824
Source: ACS, 2016
# of Breweries
46
USA
5,301
California
623
San Diego County
145
Source: Brewers Guild & Brewers Association, 2017

Demographics

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

Population637,517 Source: CA Department of Finance, 2017
Median Age
78 Corridor
36
USA
37.9
California
36.4
San Diego County
35.7
Source: ACS, 2016
% Population Foreign Born
78 Corridor
23.2%
USA
13.5%
California
27.2%
San Diego County
24.1%
Source: ACS, 2016
% Population Age 18-34
25.9%
USA
23.3%
California
24.9%
San Diego County
27.1%
Source: ACS, 2016

Talent

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

40.2% College Grads [Science or Engineering]Source: ACS, 2016
% of Population with Advanced Degree or Higher
78 Corridor
11.7%
USA
11.9%
California
12.3%
San Diego County
14%
Source: ACS, 2016
% of Population with Ph.D. or Higher
78 Corridor
1.5%
USA
1.4%
California
1.6%
San Diego County
2.0%
Source: ACS, 2016
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher
78 Corridor 33.8% USA 31.3% California 32.9% San Diego County 37.4%
Source: ACS, 2016

Real Estate

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

Average Home Prices $579,674Source: Zillow, Q4 2017
Vacancy Rates
  Industrial Office Retail
78 Corridor 4.4% 16.2% 5.4%
San Diego 3.9% 11.3% 4.5%
Source: CBRE, Q4 2017
Median Gross Rent
78 Corridor
$1,527
USA
$981
California
$1,375
San Diego County
$1,504
Source: ACS, 2016
% Average Home Price Change
7.7%
USA
6.8%
California
8.6%
San Diego County
7.5%
Source: Zillow, Q4'16-Q4'17

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