San Marcos, CA

95,268 Population
24.4 square miles 3,910 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 80th Highest in CA
Population Density
3,910
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.2%
was 49.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
23.1%
was 23.2%
Ranked 84th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
29.4%
was 26.0%
Ranked 16th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.7%
was 11.0%
Ranked 87th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3
was 4.1
Ranked 12th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
11.6%
was 14.9%
Ranked 61st Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$63,960
was $66,318
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.8
45.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
179.4
was 244.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,590.5
was 1,596.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,635
was 30,730
Ranked 91st Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,600
was $1,533
Ranked 45th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
816
was 561
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,706
was 29,407
 
Homeownership Rate
63.7%
was 60.1%
Ranked 23rd Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
285
was 155
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,257.3
was 1,261.2
Ranked 90th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.6%
was 10.1%
Ranked 19th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
531
was 406
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.1
Ranked 44th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
26.2
was 17.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
9.1
was 6.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.7%
was 98.8%
Ranked 58th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.7%
Ranked 76th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.2%
was 100%
Ranked 76th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.2%
was 85.3%
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.7%
was 33.2%
Ranked 48th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
87.3%
was 92.4%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0.6%
was 0.4%
 
Revenue
$86,270,003
was $93,010,547
 
Expenditure
$85,087,975
was $84,970,737
 
Revenue per Capita
$929
was $1,041
 
Expenditure per Capita
$916
was $951
 

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