Vital Stats

POPULATION: 4,389 (2000 census)

MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $945,000

AVERAGE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION: About 13 inches

HIGH TEMPERATURES: January, 67°; July, 82°

LOW TEMPERATURES: January, 45°; July, 63°

SUMMER OCEAN TEMPERATURES: 67°-75°

FIRST SETTLEMENT: Kumeyaay peoples camped here in small bands around 7000 B.C.

AMERICAN ERA BEGINS: 1885

FIRST OPENING DAY AT THE RACETRACK: July 3, 1937