The city of El Cajon is in San Diego Couty, and the population in 2011 was estimated at just over 100,000. The town is surrounded by mountains, therefore the city is beautiful and full of terrific landscape.
The city of El Cajon has a total area of 14.6 square miles, and it is all land, no water bodies present. La Mesa and San Diego are bordering El Cajon on the west, Spring Valley on the south, Santee to the north.
In El Cajon there are a few neighborhoods such as Fletcher Hills, Bostinana, and Rancho San Diego.
The city of El Cajon has a great climate. In the summer it’s very warm with an average of 70′ F or warmer. In the winter it’s cool, with an average of 55′ F. The average annual precipitation in the city is 12 inches. It’s rare for it to rain in the summer, most of the precipitation is during the winter months.
In 2000 there were 34,199 households and 23,152 families residing in El Cajon.
The city has 3 colleges: Grossmont College, Cuyamaca College and San Diego Christian College. The city also has 6 high schools.