About El Cajon

El Cajon is a San Diego County city with a population of 100,116 people making up the 92019, 92020, 92021 and 92022 ZIP codes. The city’s population increased by 638 residents between the years 2010 and 2011.

The inland city is 14.4 square miles and has an average home value of $222,633.33 and an average household income of $44,606.33..

El Cajon Shopping

El Cajon has one large Westfield mall shopping center, Westfield Plaza, as well as national big box chain stores including Best Buy, Sears and Target. Additionally, El Cajon has some small, local shops.

Utility Companies Serving El Cajon

San Diego Gas & Electric

Helix Water District

Cox Communications



Time Warner

Business Climate in El Cajon

The most common industry in El Cajon is construction, followed by public administration. The city’s biggest employers include retailers Taylor Guitars, Sears and Target. El Cajon’s top two employers are Grossmont– Cuyamaca Community College District and GKN Aerospace Chem-tronics.

El Cajon Government

El Cajon is in the 36th Senate District, the 77th Assembly District and California's 52nd congressional district.

Incorporated in 1912, El Cajon is a general law city governed by an elected mayor and a council-manager system. El Cajon's 5 Member City Council selects a mayor pro-tem every two years.