Encinitas is a coastal beach city in San Diego County, California. Located within Southern California, it is approximately 25 miles (40km) north of San Diego in North County and about 95 miles (153km) south of Los Angeles. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 59,518, up from 58,014 at the 2000 census. The largest single industry in the city is the growing of ornamental flowers, particularly poinsettias. Encinitas is a Spanish name meaning "little oaks".