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San Marcos
  • Suburb of San Diego, CA

San Marcos Residents

San Marcos Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
95,355
Unemployment Rate
2.6%
Poverty Rate
11.3%
Non-Citizens
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 22 responses
  • Friendly
    36%
  • Quiet
    36%
  • Family oriented
    18%
  • Diverse
    9%

San Marcos Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    44%
  • Hispanic
    40%
  • Asian
    9%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • African American
    2%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%

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Income

Median Household Income
$78,797
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    14%
  • $25-$44k
    16%
  • $45-$74k
    18%
  • $75-$149k
    29%
  • $150k+
    22%
Median Individual Income
$31,594
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    25%
  • $15-$34k
    28%
  • $35-$64k
    21%
  • $65k+
    26%

Community

Poll
66%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 29 responses
Poll
60%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 25 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 18 responses
  • There isn't much in the way of 'night life'
    33%
  • Get to know the freeways and side streets
    22%
  • Make time to see the parks and local restaurants
    22%
  • Make use of the local trails and parks
    17%
  • Get involved in the community
    6%

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