San Diego County population: 2.9 million
San Diego city population: 1.3 million
Median home price: $400,000
Median household income: $59,591
Number of housing units: 504,507
County unemployment rate (April): 5 percent
County civilian workforce: 1.5 million
San Diego city median age: 34.3
Largest local economic sectors: Defense, manufacturing, tourism
Major businesses with San Diego-area headquarters: Qualcomm Corp., Jack in the Box, Sempra Energy, Cubic Corp., Charlotte Russe, Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill, Reef, Websense, Petco, PriceSmart, Sony Electronics Inc., DC Shoes, Eagle Creek, Jenny Craig, Callaway Golf, General Atomics, Science Applications International Corp. Local tourist attractions: San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, Balboa Park, Legoland, Seaworld, beaches.
Number of visitors (2007): 31.6 million
Amount they spent: $7.9 billion
Average daily temperature: 70.5 degrees
Famous San Diegans: Cameron Diaz, Reggie Bush, Robert Duvall, Tony Gwynn, Tony Hawk, Stephanie Seymour, Bill Walton.
San Diego has approximately 6,400 dining establishments.
San Diego County has 92 golf courses; Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla will host the U.S. Open Golf Championship, starting June 9.
San Diego County has the greatest concentration of Native American-owned casinos in the U.S.
SOURCES: SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL, CITY OF SAN DIEGO, SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS, U.S. CENSUS, SAN DIEGO CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU, SAN DIEGO REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP., SANDIEGO.ORG, SIGNONSANDIEGO.COM