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San Marcos Demographics

Incorporated 1963
Square Miles 24
Acres 15,375
Population 89,933


Population Trends
(1980 - 2010)

Year Total Population Percent Growth

1980

17,479

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1990

38,974

123%

2000

54,977

41%

2010 83,781

52%


Population Characteristics (2010 Estimates)

Ethnicity Total Population Percentage
Hispanic 30,697 37%
Non-Hispanic 53,084 63%
     White 40,736 49%
     Black 1,756 2%
     American Indian 255 <1%
     Asian 7,363 9%
     Two or More Races 2,489 3%
All Ethnic Groups 83,781 100%


Median Household Income (2010 Census)

Year Median Income 
2000 $45,854
2010 $56,020


Housing Characteristics (2010 Estimates)

Total Housing Units 27,744 100%
Occupied Housing Units 26,490 95%
Vacant 1,254 5%


Data Source: San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), estimates as of Feb. 6, 2016