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Encinitas is a city in San Diego County, in the San Diego-Carlsbad metro area.
The community name derives from Spanish for "hills of live oaks"
The latitude of Encinitas is 33.036N. The longitude is -117.291W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 60,340.
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16% of Encinitas residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Encinitas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Encinitas was $34,336, compared with $21,587 nationally.
50% of Encinitas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Encinitas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $917. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,893.
San Diego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Encinitas political report.
Encinitas restaurants taking online reservations include Firenze Trattoria, Meritage Restaurant & Bar, Savory ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Encinitas workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Encinitas between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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