San Marcos San Diego County, California

San Marcos: City in Texas, United States

About

San Marcos is a city located in the county of San Diego in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 83,781 and a population density of 944 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 97,477 inhabitants.

The city was created 214 years ago in 1807.

San Marcos Quick Facts

Population : 97,477 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : San Diego County
Twitter username : CityofSanMarcos
Postal code : 78666–78667
Phone Area Codes : 512
Area : 88.73 km2
Altitude : 617 feet / 188 meters
Capital city : San Marcos is capital of Hays County
Establishment : January 01, 1808 (214 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 11:53:43 (24th May 2022)
Density : 1,099 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.05% (2010-2020)
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Geography

San Marcos is located at 33°8'36"N 117°9'58"W (33.1433700, -117.1661400).

San Marcos map

Demographics

The population of San Marcos increased by 14.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 83,781 - census
2011 85,001 1.44% estimation process
2012 86,816 2.09% estimation process
2013 89,423 2.92% estimation process
2014 92,372 3.19% estimation process
2015 93,199 0.89% estimation process
2016 94,932 1.83% estimation process
2017 95,614 0.71% estimation process
2018 96,480 0.9% estimation process
2019 96,664 0.19% estimation process
2020 97,477 0.83% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 17,766
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 18,606
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 18,219
April 1, 2010 Population : 18,620
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.0%
People over 65 (%) : 17.3%
Female persons, % : 53.6%
White only, percent : 72.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 31.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 61.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 859
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.1%

San Marcos zip code is 92069. County name: San Diego, County fips: 06073

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $86,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,179
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $552
2015-2019 median gross rent : $817
2015-2019 Households : 7,367
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,784
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 241,525
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 283,027
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 269,248
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,721
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $37,457
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,978
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 991
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 601
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 268
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 135
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 786
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 113
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 797
2010 population per square mile : 3,176.3
2010 land area in square miles : 5.86

Where to Stay in San Marcos

1 Lakehouse Hotel and Golf Resort

Rating: 4.5 (1227)

1025 La Bonita Dr, San Marcos, CA 92078, United States ➦ Show Map

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Lakehouse Hotel and Golf Resort

2 Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos

Rating: 3.6 (537)

517 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92078, United States ➦ Show Map

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Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos

3 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego North/San Marcos

Rating: 4.6 (494)

227 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92069, United States ➦ Show Map

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego North/San Marcos

4 Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North/San Marcos

Rating: 4.2 (424)

1245 Los Vallecitos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92069, United States ➦ Show Map

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Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North/San Marcos

5 Hampton Inn San Marcos

Rating: 4.3 (368)

123 E Carmel St, San Marcos, CA 92078, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn San Marcos

Other Places in San Marcos

1 San Marcos City Hall

Rating: 4.1 (12)

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San Marcos City Hall

2 San Marcos Human Resources

Rating: 5 (1)

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3 City of San Marcos

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4 San Marcos Business License

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6 San Marcos City Hall

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7 County of San Diego Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

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People born in San Marcos (23)

People born in San Marcos, including poet Tino Villanueva, actress Lynda Day George, politician Albert Sidney Burleson, .

List

  • Eddie Durham (American musician) he was born in 19/08/1906
  • Lucious Jackson (basketball player) he was born in 31/10/1941
  • Ty Detmer (American football player, quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner) he was born in 30/10/1967
  • Charles Barsotti (American cartoonist (1933-2014)) he was born in 28/09/1933
  • Jon Ecker (American actor) he was born in 16/03/1983
  • Chris Furrh (American child actor) he was born in 18/12/1974
  • Mike Brisiel (American football player) he was born in 14/03/1983
  • Linda Stouffer (American television news correspondent (born 1970)) she was born in 05/08/1970
  • Catalina Vasquez Villalpando (39th treasurer of the United States (1989-1993)) she was born in 01/04/1940
  • Cleto Rodriguez (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 26/04/1923
  • Donnie Joseph (baseball player) he was born in 01/11/1987
  • Jason Colwick (American pole vaulter) he was born in 25/01/1988
  • Mark Wheeler (American football player) he was born in 01/04/1970
  • Pete Compton (baseball player) he was born in 28/09/1889
  • John D. W. Corley (United States general) he was born in 11/08/1951
  • Pat Luckey (American basketball player) she was born in 14/05/1975
  • Taurean Prince (American college basketball player) he was born in 22/08/1994
  • Cheryl L. Shavers (American chemist) she was born in 26/12/1953

Schools in San Marcos

College & universities near San Marcos, CA

Code Name City ZIP
492449 Pima Medical Institute-San Marcos San Marcos (CA) 92078-8702
478634 California College San Diego San Marcos (CA) 92069-2971
367954 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences San Marcos (CA) 92069
120971 Palomar College San Marcos (CA) 92069-1487
366711 California State University-San Marcos San Marcos (CA) 92096-0001

Stations (32)

Amtrak & bus stations near San Marcos, CA

Code Name Address Type
POI Carlsbad Poinsettia, CA 6511 Avenida Encinas RAIL
ENC Encinitas, CA 25 East D Street RAIL
CBV Carlsbad Village station 2775 State Street RAIL
SOL Solana Beach 105 North Cedros Avenue RAIL
OSD Oceanside Transit Center 235 South Tremont Street RAIL

Post offices near San Marcos

Post Office Name City ZIP
San Mar Post Office San Marcos (CA) 92069
Escondid Post Office Escondido (CA) 92025
Escondido Postal Stor Post Office Escondido (CA) 92025
Vista Post Office Vista (CA) 92083
Orange Glen Post Office Escondido (CA) 92027

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Other cities in San Diego County

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City Name Population Title
San Diego 1,422,420 City in San Diego County, California, United States, eighth largest city in the country by population
Chula Vista 272,979 City in California
Oceanside 174,648 City in California, United States
Escondido 149,943 City in California
Carlsbad 115,599 Spa city in western Bohemia, Czech Republic
El Cajon 102,401 City in California, United States of America
Vista 100,636 City in San Diego County, California, United States
Encinitas 62,671 City in California, USA
National City 61,394 City in California
La Mesa 59,724 City in San Diego County, California, United States
Santee 57,770 City in California
Poway 49,246 City in San Diego County, California, United States
La Presa 34,169 Census designated place
Fallbrook 30,534 Unincorporated community in San Diego County, California, United States
Spring Valley 28,205 Town in San Diego County, California, United States
Imperial Beach 27,325 City in California, USA

Distance to Other Cities

San Marcos distances to largest California cities