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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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San Marcos, California Info Snack

Population
95,355
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
11.3%
Median Home
$538,200
Median Income
$78,797
Median Rent
$1,704

San Marcos SnackAbility

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

San Marcos, CA Crime Report

1,148
Total Crimes
1,164.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-52.99%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
San Marcos
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,148 1,164.3 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 193 195.7 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 46 46.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 130 131.8 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 955 968.6 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 163 165.3 386.1 340.5
Larceny 649 658.2 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 143 145.0 358.8 219.9

San Marcos, CA Cost Of Living

141
San Marcos's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense San Marcos California National Average
Overall 141 140 100
Services 108 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 110 113 100
Housing 202 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 119 118 100

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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
2019 95,355 0.7%
2018 94,709 1.3%
2017 93,493 2.2%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in San Marcos

White
43.6% (41,574)
African American
2.4% (2,245)
American Indian
0.4% (412)
Asian
9.4% (9,009)
Hawaiian
0.5% (430)
Other
0.2% (163)
Two Or More
3.6% (3,456)
Hispanic
39.9% (38,066)
Race San Marcos CA USA
White 43.6% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 2.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 9.4% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 39.9% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in San Marcos

Female
50.8% (48,459)
Male
49.2% (46,896)
Gender San Marcos CA USA
Female 50.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
8.0% (7,628)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (5,721)
High School / GED
19.0% (18,117)
Some College
21.0% (20,024)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (7,628)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (23,838)
Master's Degree
9.0% (8,581)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,907)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,907)
Education San Marcos CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For San Marcos, California

Less than $10,000
5.0% (476,598)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (258,477)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.5% (623,934)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (790,808)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (941,667)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (1,506,026)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (949,994)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.5% (1,856,749)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.2% (974,977)
$200,000 or more
12.1% (1,156,264)
Income San Marcos CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.5% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.5% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.2% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 12.1% 12.2% 7.7%

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