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Encyclopedia > Coronado, California
Flag of Coronado
Flag of Coronado

Coronado is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. The population was 24,100 at the 2000 census. It is nicknamed The Crown City. It is also nicknamed The Tent City, referring to tourists' tents that once lined Coronado Beach during the summer-vacation season. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... San Diego County is a county located on the Pacific Ocean in the far southwest of the U.S. state of California, along its border with Mexico. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...

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Geography

Satellite image of Coronado peninsula
Satellite image of Coronado peninsula
Coronado and San Diego, as viewed from the Cabrillo National Monument.
Coronado and San Diego, as viewed from the Cabrillo National Monument.

Coronado is located at 32°40′41″N, 117°10′21″W (32.678190, -117.172581)GR1. NASA photo of Coronado from Space Source: http://earth. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1931 KB) Summary San Diego and Coronado (Naval Air Station, North Island), as viewed from Cabrillo National Monument. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1931 KB) Summary San Diego and Coronado (Naval Air Station, North Island), as viewed from Cabrillo National Monument. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates , Government County San Diego Mayor City Attorney         City Council District One District Two District Three District Four District Five District Six District Seven District Eight Jerry Sanders (R) Michael Aguirre Scott Peters Kevin... Old Point Loma Lighthouse For the lighthouse in Mendocino County, California see Point Cabrillo Light. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 84.6 km² (32.7 mi²). 20.0 km² (7.7 mi²) of it is land and 64.6 km² (24.9 mi²) of it (76.36%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Coronado is a peninsula connected to the mainland by a many miles long narrow strip of land called the Silver Strand (or, locally, The Strand.) Locals refer to Coronado as The Island and denotes the core living and business area as The Village. The military base is called North Island. A peninsula in Croatia A peninsula (from the latin words paene insula, almost island) is a geographical landform consisting of an extension of a body of land from a larger body of land, surrounded by water on three sides. ... The Silver Strand is an isthmus 8 miles long, in San Diego County, California, connecting Coronado Island with Imperial Beach. ...


Originally Coronado was separated from North Island by a shallow channel called the Spanish Bight. The development of North Island by the United States Navy prior to World War II led to the filling of the Bight, combining the land areas into a single body. The Navy still operates the Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) on Coronado. Coronado is also well-known as the training area for Navy SEALs. The United States Navy (also known as USN or the U.S. Navy) is a branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... A C-5 Galaxy is loaded with people and equipment from the Deep Submergence Unit, Naval Base Coronado. ...


In 1969 the San Diego-Coronado Bridge was opened, allowing much faster transit between the cities than bay ferries or driving via California Highway 75 along the Silver Strand. The San Diego-Coronado Bridge The San Diego-Coronado Bridge is a bridge crossing the San Diego Bay, in the US, linking San Diego, California with Coronado, California. ... The ferryboat Dongan Hills, filled with commuters, about to dock at a New York City pier, ca. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 24,100 people, 7,734 households, and 4,934 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,205.3/km² (3,121.9/mi²). There were 9,494 housing units at an average density of 474.8/km² (1,229.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.40% White, 5.15% African American, 0.66% Native American, 3.72% Asian, 0.30% Pacific Islander, 3.14% from other races, and 2.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.83% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...

Front view of the Hotel del Coronado.
Front view of the Hotel del Coronado.

There were 7,734 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.84. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2304 × 1728 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2304 × 1728 pixel, file size: 1. ... Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 16.0% under the age of 18, 20.2% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 139.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 149.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $66,544, and the median income for a family was $82,959. Males had a median income of $30,041 versus $33,828 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,656. About 3.1% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Like many other locations in Southern California, real-estate in the city of Coronado is very expensive. A small and very modest two bedroom home in the city can easily cost around $1,000,000. According to a recent County-Wide Zip Code chart published in the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper in August of 2006, the median cost of a single-family home within the city's zip code of 92118 was $1,505,000, as of July 2006. This makes it the third most expensive place to live in San Diego County and one of the most expensive in the country.


Current estimates

According to estimates by the San Diego Association of Governments, the median household income of Coronado in 2005 was $90,484 (not adjusted for inflation). When adjusted for inflation (1999 dollars; comparable to Census data above), the median household income was $73,476. The San Diego Association of Governments (abbreviated SANDAG) is an association of local San Diego governments. ... The median household income is commonly used to provide data about geographic areas and divides households into two equal segments with the first half of households earning less than the median household income and the other half earning more. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...


Hotel del Coronado

Main article: Hotel del Coronado

Coronado is home to the famous Hotel del Coronado, built in 1888 and long considered one of the world's top resorts. It is listed as a National Historic Landmark and appeared in films such as Some Like It Hot and The Stunt Man. The Del has had many American heroes come to visit, such as Charles Lindbergh, Thomas Edison and legendary sports figures such as Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, Willie Mays, Magic Johnson, and Muhammad Ali. [citation needed] Many presidents have also visited the historic hotel, such as Taft, Roosevelt (FDR), Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton and First Lady Laura Bush. Hotel del Coronado- Coronado, San Diego County, California. ... Hotel del Coronado- Coronado, San Diego County, California. ... USS Constitution. ... Some Like It Hot is a 1959 comedy film directed by Billy Wilder. ... The Stunt Man is a 1980 American film directed by Richard Rush, starring Peter OToole, Steve Railsback and Barbara Hershey. ... For the U.S. Representative from Minnesota (1859 – 1924), see Charles August Lindbergh Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974), known as Lucky Lindy and The Lone Eagle, was an American pilot famous for the first solo, non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927 in... Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who developed many devices which greatly influenced life worldwide into the 21st century. ...


Notable residents

John Diedrich Spreckels (August 16, 1853–June 7, 1926), the son of American industrialist Claus Spreckels, founded a transportation and real estate empire in San Diego, California in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... The Duke and Duchess of Windsor on their wedding day, as photographed by Cecil Beaton. ... Maurice Larry Lawrence (1926-1996) was a United States Ambassador to Switzerland. ... This is a list of ambassadors from the United States. ... Hotel del Coronado- Coronado, San Diego County, California. ... Scott Weiland (born October 27, 1967 in Santa Cruz, California) is an American musician, lyricist and vocalist. ... Stone Temple Pilots (abbreviated STP) was a popular American rock band in the 1990s, comprised of Scott Weiland (vocals), brothers Robert (bass) and Dean DeLeo (guitar) and Eric Kretz (drums). ... The San Diego Reader is the largest alternative press paper in the county of San Diego, distributed gratis in stands and private businesses throughout the county, funded by advertisements. ... Photograph of Kate Morgan taken circa 1886 Kate Morgan (1865-1892) is an Iowan who died under mysterious circumstances, and is thought by some to be a ghost at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. ... A ghostly woman coming down the stairs. ... Hotel del Coronado- Coronado, San Diego County, California. ...

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