San Marcos SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
6

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Rankings for San Marcos in California

San Marcos Jobs

San Marcos Info Snack

San Marcos is a city in the North County region of San Diego County in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 83,781. It is the site of California State University San Marcos. The city is bordered by Escondido to the east, Encinitas to the southwest, Carlsbad to the west, and Vista to the northwest. Lake San Marcos is an enclave, or county island, in the southwestern part of the city, within San Marcos' sphere of influence but technically an unincorporated community.
Population
91,479
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$418,200
Median Income
$63,960
Median Rent
$1,388

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Map Of San Marcos, CA

Population over time in San Marcos

Year Population % Change
2016 91,479 2.1%
2015 89,578 2.0%
2014 87,808 2.9%
2013 85,322 2.8%
2012 83,028 2.9%
2011 80,709 3.3%
2010 78,127 -

Crime in San Marcos Per 100k

Crime San Marcos CA USA
Violent Crime 207.7 445.3 386.3
Murder 0.0 4.9 5.3
Robbery 44.3 139.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 149.7 265.9 248.5
Property Crime 1207.3 2553.0 2450.7
Burglary 222.5 479.8 468.9
Larceny 825.6 1623.0 1745.0
Car Theft 159.2 450.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in San Marcos

White
48.5% (44,327)
African American
3.0% (2,783)
American Indian
0.3% (263)
Asian
8.5% (7,791)
Hawaiian
0.7% (672)
Other
0.1% (50)
Two Or More
3.1% (2,842)
Hispanic
35.8% (32,751)
Race San Marcos CA USA
White 48.5% 38.4% 60.6%
African American 3.0% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 8.5% 13.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 35.8% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For San Marcos, California

Less than $10,000
8.6% (7,867)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (2,469)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (8,416)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (6,403)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (9,788)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (16,100)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (11,160)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.9% (16,374)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.8% (7,135)
$200,000 or more
6.2% (5,671)
Income San Marcos CA USA
Less than $10,000 8.6% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 9.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 11.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 16.5% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 12.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.9% 15.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.8% 7.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 6.2% 8.7% 5.7%

Gender in San Marcos

Female
50.9% (46,607)
Male
49.1% (44,871)
Gender San Marcos CA USA
Female 50.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in San Marcos for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.5% (8,730)
9-12th Grade
6.5% (5,975)
High School / GED
18.8% (17,194)
Some College
19.8% (18,079)
Associate's Degree
13.1% (11,958)
Bachelor's Degree
21.9% (19,992)
Master's Degree
8.0% (7,355)
Professional Degree
1.5% (1,368)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (822)
Education San Marcos CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.5% 9.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 6.5% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 18.8% 20.6% 27.5%
Some College 19.8% 21.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.1% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 21.9% 20.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.5% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.6% 1.3%

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