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 The City of Santee encompasses about 17 square miles and has about 58,000 residents.Photo of Hartford Building

  • Santee’s 2005 median household income of $73,846 represents the highest median income of all East County cities, and the 7th highest among 18 cities in the region. 
  • Single-family units comprise 65% of the city's housing stock, creating a very stable family based community.
  • 71% of homes are owner-occupied--one of the highest percentages of owner-occupied homes in the region.

  • The 2005 median home price in Santee was $471,000. 
  • Santee has one of the lowest crime rates in the County.
  • The City also prides itself on having a stable local economy, well-maintained streets  and infrastructure, family-based neighborhoods, and award-winning projects.

With excellent economic indicators, available land for development, a skilled labor force, transit linkage to SDSU, Mission Valley, and San Diego by trolley, and access to three regional freeways Santee offers unparalleled economic development opportunities.