About Coronado

With a population just under 25,000, San Diego County’s Coronado, California (also referred to as Coronado Island), is one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. The peninsula city is 5 miles from downtown San Diego, attached to mainland California by the Silver Strand, a 10 mile isthmus off the coast.

The 32.7 square mile city includes the ZIP codes 92118 and 92178, with an average household income of $91,748, and an average family income of $119,205.

The city is known for local parades, arts and sporting events, including an annual triathlon. Coronado has been voted a best beach in the US.

Shopping in Coronado

Coronado boasts over 100 shops and boutiques. The popular shopping area along centrally located Orange Avenue offers high-end apparel, arts, antiques, souvenirs and food. Additional shopping destinations in Coronado include The Ferry Landing, Hotel del Coronado and Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

Coronado Utilities

San Diego Gas & Electric

Waste Management San Diego Recycling Center

EDCO Disposal Corporation


Time Warner Cable

Broussard Connections Inc.

Verizon Wireless

Coronado Business Climate

In addition to the resort economy with businesses like the Coronado Island Marriott, Hotel del Coronado and Loews Coronado Bay Resort, the city's top employers include the Coronado Unified School District and the City of Coronado.

Aerospace and defense is a major sector of the local economy; the United States Navy is the city's number one employer and British aerospace and defense company, BAE Systems is another top employer.

Coronado Government

Coronado, CA is governed by a mayor and a four-person City Council; additional governmental business is conducted by the offices of the city clerk and city manager, city boards and commissions.