San Marcos, California 

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Population

93,493

+19.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$56,139

Median Home Price

$589,300

Best Places to Live in San Marcos, California

Large coastal city complex - Southern California coast, 120 miles south of Los Angeles and 20 miles north of Mexican border
Pros
-Year-round climate
-Recreation
-Attractive suburbs
Cons
-Air quality
-Rapid cost increases
-Growth and sprawl

Local Listings in San Marcos
 $610,000 
673 Grove Hill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2080 SqFt
 $515,000 
602 Monterey Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1505 SqFt
 $529,900 
554 Prado Verde
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1505 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Carlsbad Metro Area

San Diego’s endearing ocean-moderated Southern California climate is hard to beat and enables year-round enjoyment of the area’s many outdoor amenities and activities. The economy has typically been strong and the city is well endowed with arts and recreational amenities. This has drawn the crowds, including retirees, overseas and domestic migrants, and migrants from other parts of California. The cost of living, once a relative bargain for California coastal cities, is no longer low. Commute times have risen and air quality problems have worsened.


QUICK FACTS

City: San Marcos
Zip Codes: 92069 92078
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Marcos is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Marcos jobs have increased by 1.35%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Marcos's cost of living is 72.80% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Marcos's Cost of Living

VOTING
San Diego county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Marcos's population is 93,493 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 19.67%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Marcos is $589,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.89%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
San Marcos public schools spend $12,655 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.8 students per teacher in San Marcos. More Education


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Housing Market in San Marcos

It's a good time to buy in San Marcos. Home Appreciation is up 5.3% in the last 12 months. Browse San Marcos Real Estate

The median home price in San Marcos is $589,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for San Marcos   5 Reviews
Best place I have ever lived. - 12/20/2018
Just an amazing place to live. I have lived in 7 states and almost countless cities. Sam Marcos is one of the best. This is literally the longest place I have lived... Read More

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retiree location ? - 4/1/2010
Is this area to expensive for the average income retired... Read More

San Marcos Weather - 11/6/2007
Beautiful Mediterranean climate with bright sunshine and ocean breazes. City is just 15 minutes away from the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SAN MARCOS, CALIFORNIA
92069 92078

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NEW LISTINGS IN SAN MARCOS
$610,000
673 Grove Hill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$515,000
602 Monterey Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$529,900
554 Prado Verde
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$649,000
558 Dundee Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$699,000
502 Golf Glen Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$597,500
1047 Pheasant Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$639,999
674 Corte Loren
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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