San Marcos' Livability
About San Marcos, CA
San Marcos, CA is located in San Diego County in the state of California.
The total City Population for San Marcos is about 94,313 with about 1,512 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $604,967, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Home Value of $503,143 for the state of California, and roughly 69% higher than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $90,620, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $71,294 for the state of California, and roughly 37% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 1.71
Male Population Estimate: 49.9%
Female Population Estimate: 50.1%
Median Age: 35.6
Male Median Age: 18.9
Female Median Age: 20.1
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of San Marcos specifically.
Average # of Homicides for San Diego County: About 2.6394 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for San Diego County: About 327.719 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
San Diego County is about 33% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 12% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
The Unemployment Rate for San Marcos is about 4.4%.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 66.74
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ California does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ California does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ California does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
✓ California does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
✓ California does provide some form of paid family leave.
✓ California does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X California does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
✓ California does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
✓ California does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X California does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ California does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ California does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
✓ California does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ California does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ California does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ California does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ California does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ California does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 92069, 92078, 92079, 92096 (4 Total Zip Codes)
TimeZone: Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 719.6 ft.
Area Code(s): 760