San Marcos, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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San Marcos, California Info Snack

Population
96,219
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
10.0%
Median Home
$584,600
Median Income
$86,408
Median Rent
$1,802

San Marcos SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
6

San Marcos, CA Crime Report

1,165
Total Crimes
1,186.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-49.43%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
San Marcos
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,165 1,186.4 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 194 197.6 442.0 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 40 40.7 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 141 143.6 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 971 988.8 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 164 167.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 646 657.9 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 161 164.0 427.6 246.0

San Marcos, CA Cost Of Living

143
San Marcos's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense San Marcos California National Average
Overall 143 140 100
Services 112 112 100
Groceries 115 113 100
Health 109 115 100
Housing 203 198 100
Transportation 137 134 100
Utilities 127 126 100

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Rankings for San Marcos in California

Map Of San Marcos, CA

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Population over time in San Marcos

Year Population % Change
2020 96,219 1.6%
2019 94,709 1.3%
2018 93,493 2.2%
2017 91,479 2.1%
2016 89,578 2.0%
2015 87,808 2.9%
2014 85,322 2.8%
2013 83,028 2.9%
2012 80,709 3.3%
2011 78,127 -

Race / Ethnicity in San Marcos

White
44.2% (42,558)
African American
1.7% (1,670)
American Indian
0.5% (456)
Asian
10.3% (9,868)
Hawaiian
0.2% (155)
Other
0.2% (193)
Two Or More
4.1% (3,953)
Hispanic
38.8% (37,366)
Race San Marcos CA USA
White 44.2% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.7% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 10.3% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.1% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 38.8% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in San Marcos

Female
49.9% (48,060)
Male
50.1% (48,159)
Gender San Marcos CA USA
Female 49.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (6,735)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (4,810)
High School / GED
19.0% (18,281)
Some College
21.0% (20,205)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,659)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (25,979)
Master's Degree
8.0% (7,697)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,924)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,924)
Education San Marcos CA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For San Marcos, California

Less than $10,000
5.0% (479,655)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (247,428)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.9% (564,395)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (702,503)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.3% (891,389)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.4% (1,381,718)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (1,039,847)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.1% (1,937,705)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.9% (1,149,491)
$200,000 or more
12.8% (1,227,763)
Income San Marcos CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.9% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.3% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.4% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.1% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.9% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 12.8% 13.3% 8.3%

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