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Demographics Overview 2008

Administration Council/Manager
Average Elevation 70 feet
Median Family Income $70,100 (Note 1)
Total Housing Units 27,401 (Note 2)
Number of dwellings built annually 57 (Note 3)
Number of Apartment Units 0 (Note 4)
Population 82,743 (Note 5)
Median Age 34.2 (Note 6)
Average Household Size 3.12 (Note 7)
Assessed Value $9,542,643,244 (Note 8)
Incorporated 1963
Chartered 1994
Size 19,959 acres
Developed Acreage approximately 72%
Highway 78 6 Interchanges (Note 9)
Number of local businesses 4,031 (Note 10)
Number of Manufacturers 161 (Note 11)
Number of Furniture Retailers 37 (Note 12)
Building Construction Valuation for 2006 $62 million (Note 13)
Restaurants 179 (Note 14)
Cal State University at San Marcos 7,500 students (Note 15)
Palomar College 30,000+  full & part-time students (Note 16)
  1. Source:  SANDAG (Profile Warehouse), based on 1 Jan 2008 data.
  2. Total Housing Units.  Source:  SANDAG (Profile Warehouse), based on 1 Jan 2008 data.
  3. Source:  City of San Marcos Building Division.  Based on calendar year 2008.
  4. Source:  City of San Marcos Building Division.  Based on calendar year 2008.
  5. Population.  Source:  SANDAG (Profile Warehouse), based on 1 Jan 2008 data.
  6. Median Age.  Source:  SANDAG (Profile Warehouse), based on 1 Jan 2008 data.
  7. Avg HH size.  Source:  SANDAG (Profile Warehouse), based on 1 Jan 2008 data.
  8. Assessed value.  Source:  City of San Marcos Finance Dept.  This is “Net Valuation” based on most current San Diego County Auditor/Controller report dated 9 July 2008.
  9. Existing CA 78 Interchanges:  N. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Las Posas Rd., San Marcos Blvd., Twin Oaks Valley Road, Woodland Parkway, Nordahl Road (Future interchange planned at Smilax Road.)
  10. # Local Businesses.  Source:  City Clerk (as of Dec 2008)
  11. # of Manufacturers.  Source:  City Clerk (as of Dec 2008)
  12. # of Furniture Retailers.  Source:  City Clerk (as of Dec 2008)
  13. Bldg Construction Valuation.  Source:  City of San Marcos Building Div.for period July 2008 thru June 2009.
  14. # of Restaurants.  Source:  City Clerk (as of Dec 2008)
  15. CSUSM enrollment.  SMEDC FAQs validated Dec 2008.
  16. Palomar College enrollment.  SMEDC FAQs validated Dec 2008.
 


San Marcos Chamber Business Circle

 

PLATINUM
SPONSORS:


Corky's Pest Control

 


 

 

GOLD
SPONSORS:

Hunter The Irrigation Innovators

Tri-City Medical Center

 


 

 

SILVER
SPONSORS:

EDCO -

Markstein Beverage Company

 


 

 

BRONZE
SPONSORS:

SDGE - A Sempra Energy Utility

California State University San Marcos

Storage West

 


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