Why Lemon Grove?

Lemon Grove boasts the motto of having "the best climate on Earth" and now would like to go even further by adding having "the best business climate on Earth."  The City is committed to making this a reality. Lemon Grove is currently engaged in economic development and infrastructure refurbishment which means more opportunities and growth for businesses.  More reasons to choose Lemon Grove:

  1. Location, Location, Location
  2. Opportunities Abound- (This page is currently being developed.  For questions about opportunity to expand or relocate in Lemon Grove, please call the City Manager at (619)825-3800).
  3. Staff Willing to Creatively Find Solutions- For years, Lemon Grove's motto has been "Best Climate on Earth."  The City also strives to be known as the "Best Business Climate on Earth," or at least within California.  The City has built a reputation of streamlined processing, providing technical assistance to applicants, recognizing that not every development project is the same, seeking creative solutions to complex challenges, and providing timely responses and reviews.  Recently, the City received accolades from Jourdanne Cadavona, Permit Advisors, Inc., who processed permits for Harbor Freight.  "I thank the Lemon Grove team for all their help, they have been one of the most amazing cities to work with in processing permits."


Lemon Grove at a Glance:

Total Households 8,948
Median Household Income in Dollars 47,189
Population growth Percentage Over the Next 20 Years 10.5
Median Age 35
Population Within 5 Minutes of Downtown Village 108,191
Population Within 10 Minutes of Downtown Village 346,008
Population Within 15 Minutes of Downtown Village 362,658

*In-depth census, demographic information, and demographic projections on the City of Lemon Grove can be found by visiting the SANDAG Regional Growth Forecast webpage.  

Traffic Count

Average Weekday Traffic Volumes:

SR 94 (between Massachusetts Ave and Lemon Grove Ave) 143,000
SR 125 (at SR 94) 174,000
Broadway (Massachusetts Ave to Buena Vista Ave) 52,000
Broadway (Buena Vista Ave to Lemon Grove Ave) 22,000
Broadway (Lemon Grove Ave to Grove St) 14,200
Lemon Grove Ave (SR 94 to Palm St) 25,000

Top Employers

  1. Lemon Grove School District
  2. County of San Diego
  3. Albertsons
  4. EDCO
  5. Food 4 Less
  6. GTM
  7. JCI Metal
  8. RCP Block & Brick
  9. Home Depot

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