San Marcos

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San Marcos

  • San Marcos is ranked #128 in California
  • San Marcos is ranked #4,254 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around San Marcos, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Del Mar Heights, San Diego8213.16,885
Carmel Mountain, San Diego7911.79,210
Sabre Springs, San Diego7913.314,605
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
North City, San Diego7611.812,283
Rancho Bernadino, San Diego768.744,745
Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego7311.261,808

Best Cities Near San Marcos, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA827.72,838
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA8242.448,758
Coronado, CA813124,333
Ladera Ranch, CA8139.626,010
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Laguna Woods, CA8146.316,302
Aliso Viejo, CA8044.649,437
San Clemente, CA7933.664,673
Carlsbad, CA7910.6109,296

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San Marcos, CA - Ideal for Young Professionals

I moved to the beautiful town of San Marcos, California just about six years ago. I first went there to attend the California State University San Marcos. My first encounter, therefore, of San Marcos was not of the "real world" but rather the college life. However, I did get a good feel of some of the more generic aspects of San Marcos. It is considered to be in the …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Feb 16, 2012
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The education rating here differs from We are moving to the area from out of state in a few months and I am researching the areas of Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos, and Oceanside. We will be renting for the first year until we are sure where we want to end up. From what I can discern from websites like, the schools in San Marcos rate much higher than they do here and the stats are …
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LeslieHPosted on Jan 09, 2017
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Source: The San Marcos, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.