San Marcos employment information

IndexSan MarcosCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$24,789$29,906$28,555
Median household income$56,139$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,055$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,661$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$35,519$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$27,707$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level15.9%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in San Marcos is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in San Marcos is 5% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in San Marcos is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in San Marcos is 2% higher than the national average.

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San Marcos median earnings by income bracket

San Marcos employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector16.3%4.4%
Financial & insurance services2.6%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%14.9%
Public administration3.4%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.6%
Education, health & social services7.5%30.2%

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Poway, CA49,040$96,31580%
Encinitas, CA61,008$92,56473%
San Marcos, CA87,808$56,1395%

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Reading, PA88,051$26,86750%
Greenville, NC87,546$35,22534%
Chico, CA87,517$42,33421%
Boca Raton, FL88,187$71,86734%
Sunrise, FL88,391$49,3708%
San Marcos, CA87,808$56,1395%
Source: The San Marcos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.