Real Estate Market Update for San Marcos, CA
Welcome to February's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of January. The number of active listings was up 57% from one year earlier, and down 2% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 600-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 5%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 540-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 33% year-over-year, and decreased 32% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for San Marcos, CA

Area Information for San Marcos, CA
  • Population: 96,078
  • Median Age: 35.87 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 0%
  • Population Density: 3,942/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 67.07%
  • Closest Airport: San Diego International
  • Closest College: California State University-san Marcos
  • Closest Jr. College: Palomar College
  • Median Household Income: $78,516
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $638,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Los Angeles Chargers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 78.25%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for San Marcos, CA
Median Age: 35.87 Married: 41% Number of Households: 31,294 Households with Children: 11,211
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for San Marcos, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating
      San Marcos Elementary School 0.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1
      Community Collaborative Charter 0.7 mi Public K-12 3
      Sage Oak Charter School- Keppel 0.7 mi Public K-12 3
      Pathways Academy Charter - Adult Education 0.7 mi Public 9-12 0
      North Coastal Consortium For Special Education 0.7 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0
      San Marcos Middle School 1.0 mi Public 6-8 3
      Baypoint Preparatory Academy - San Diego 1.1 mi Public K-8 0
      Discovery Elementary School 1.2 mi Public K-5 4
      The Country School 1.3 mi Private 3-12 0
      Mission Hills High School 1.6 mi Public 9-12 4
      Valley Christian School 1.8 mi Private K-6 0
      High Tech Middle North County School 1.9 mi Public 6-8 3
      High Tech High North County School 1.9 mi Public 9-12 4
      High Tech Elementary North County 1.9 mi Public K-5 3
      San Marcos High School 2.1 mi Public 9-12 4
      Paloma Elementary School 2.1 mi Public K-5 5
      La Mirada Academy 2.2 mi Public K-8 1
      Richland Elementary 2.3 mi Public K-5 4
      Saint Joseph Academy 2.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-12 0
      Pivot Charter School - San Diego 2.3 mi Public K-12 3
      Woodland Park Middle School 2.6 mi Public 6-8 4
      San Elijo Elementary School 2.7 mi Public K-5 5
      Double Peak 2.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 5
      San Elijo Middle School 2.7 mi Public 6-8 5
      North County Christian School 2.9 mi Private 1-12 0
      Knob Hill Elementary School 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4
      San Marcos Adult 3.4 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0
      Foothills High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 2
      Twin Oaks High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 0
      Twin Oaks Elementary School 3.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3
      Pathways Academy Charter School Adult Education 3.5 mi Public - 0
      Calvary Preparatory Academy 3.5 mi Private K-12 0
      Discovery Isle 3.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area.
      Local Weather for San Marcos, CA
        Data powered by Attom Data Solutions. Copyright© 2021. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.