About San Marcos

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San Marcos Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 17.47%
    10-17: 11.33%
    18-29: 17.03%
    30-39: 18.06%
    40-49: 13.16%
    50-64: 10.82%
    65 & Over: 12.13%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 23.76 sq mi
    Total Population: 84,766
    Population Density Ranking (National): 56th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 25th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 61st percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 31st percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $50,386
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $65,161
    Median Income Ranking (National): 69th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 51st percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 69th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 56th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 60th percentile
    Single: 40th percentile
    Married With Children: 33rd percentile
    Married With No Children: 28th percentile
    Single With Children: 8th percentile
    Single With No Children: 32nd percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: SAN MARCOS UNIFIED
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 28.62 : 1

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