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San Marcos is a city in San Diego County, in the San Diego-Carlsbad metro area.
The latitude of San Marcos is 33.143N. The longitude is -117.165W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 64,242.
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12% of San Marcos residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Marcos ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Marcos was $18,657, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of San Marcos residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in San Marcos, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $744. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,518.
Libraries in San Marcos include San Marcos Library ... View libraries
San Diego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our San Marcos political report.
San Marcos restaurants taking online reservations include Gordon's on the Green - Lake San Marcos Resort - San Diego, The Quail - Lake San Marcos Resort - San Diego ... View restaurants
The average commute time for San Marcos workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Marcos between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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