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San Marcos Population

San Marcos is a city in California, State of United States, San Marcos population in 2023 is estimated to be 95,535, covers city area of 24.36 sq mi (63.08 sq km), ranks eightieth largest city in California State, 348 three-hundred-forty-eighth city in the United States. San Marcos is a city in the North County region of San Diego County, borders by Escondido to the east, Encinitas to the southwest, Carlsbad to the west, and Vista to the northwest. San Marcos population as per 2020 census is 94,833 compared to 2010 population of 83,781 with the increase number of 11,052 people and growth of 13.2 percent.

Below is the San Marcos population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2021 *94,9280.1
2022 *95,4210.52
2023 *95,5350.12
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

San Marcos Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total San Marcos population is 96,673, out of these 46,064 are male, 50,609 are female, The sex ratio of San Marcos is 91. The median age of the San Marcos population is 37.3, San Marcos population by age are, under 18 years is 25,357, 16 years and over is 73,694, 18 years and over is 71,316, 21 years and over is 66,153, 65 years and over is 16,691. 47.6% are male, 52.4% are female, Population of San Marcos by age percent-wise is, 26.2% are under 18 years old, 76.2% are 16 years and over, 73.8% are 18 years and over, 68.4% are 21 years and over, 14.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 33,095 housing units, The voting population of San Marcos are 63,422, out of these 30,529 are male voters, 32,893 are female voters, 48.1% are male, 51.9% are female. San Marcos population in 2022 is estimated to be 95,421, and in 2021 is estimated to be 94,928.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -54,8225.0%
5 - 98,7539.1%
10 - 147,8578.1%
15 - 197,5777.8%
20 - 245,5085.7%
25 - 3410,86911.2%
35 - 4414,30214.8%
45 - 5413,30913.8%
55 - 594,5804.7%
60 - 644,9165.1%
65 - 748,8099.1%
75 - 844,3194.5%
85 and over1,0521.1%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

San Marcos Population by Race

According to 2019 population of San Marcos by race are:

White Population

White population in San Marcos, California are 74,391, percentage wise 77.0 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in San Marcos, California are 2,245, percentage wise 2.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in San Marcos, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in San Marcos are 9,062, percentage wise 9.4 percent are asians, out of these 1,208 are Asian Indians, 1,993 are Chinese, 3,463 are Filipinos, 210 are Japanese, 0 are Korean, 1,351 are Vietnamese and 837 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in San Marcos, California are 35,991. Percentage wise 37.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 31,200 are Mexican people, 176 are Puerto Ricans, 279 are Cubans, and 4,336 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race96,673Percent
Black or African American2,2452.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native3620.4%
Asian Population9,0629.4%
Asian Indian1,2081.2%
Other Asian Population837
Hispanic or Latino35,99137.2%
Puerto Rican1760.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,336
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, San Marcos native population is 74,301, out of these 50,068 born in the California state and 22,991 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 22,372, out of these 13,742 are Naturalized US citizen, 995 are in Europe, 5,424 in Asia, 398 in Africa, 6,809 in Latin America and 116 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in San Marcos are 8,630, out of these 485 are from Europe, 1,805 are from Asia, 0 from Africa, 6,215 are from Latin America and 125 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence50,068
Born in other state in the United States22,991
Born outside the United States1,242
Puerto Rico0
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,242
Foreign born
Born outside of United States22,372
Naturalized U.S. citizen13,742
Latin America6,809
Northern America116
Not a U.S. citizen8,630
Latin America6,215
Northern America125
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

San Marcos Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in San Marcos, California are 33,095, Occupied housing units are 30,852, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 60.24% of houses are owner occupied and 32.98% of houses are renter occupied in San Marcos. There are 52.68 percent of one-unit detached, 6.60 percent of one-units attached, 0.68 percent of two-unit houses, 3.46 percent of three or four unit homes. 12.77 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 21.44 percent are available with one vehicle, 39.45 percent are available with two vehicles, 25.36 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.97 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of San Marcos rental homes or apartments are 10,915, occupied by Renter, The median value of San Marcos average rental rate is $1,779.

Total housing units33,095
Occupied housing units30,852
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached17,435
1-unit attached2,183
2 units224
3 or 4 units1,146
Mobile home4,225
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

San Marcos Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in San Marcos, California is $628,800, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.45 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 2.23 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.98 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.93 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 3.82 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 9.60 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 38.63 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 3.60 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000148
$50,000 to $99,999739
$100,000 to $149,999324
$150,000 to $199,999309
$200,000 to $299,9991,265
$300,000 to $499,9993,176
$500,000 to $999,99912,783
$1,000,000 or more1,193
Median (dollars)628,800
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

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