Income/capita 14%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 61%
IndexLake San MarcosCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$33,964$31,458$29,829
Median household income$51,793$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,243$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,934$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$0$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$25,283$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level16.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake San Marcos is 14% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake San Marcos is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake San Marcos is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake San Marcos is 8% higher than the national average

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      Lake San Marcos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%2.8%
      Manufacturing sector17.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services5.4%8.0%
      Public administration6.7%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.9%
      Education, health & social services21.7%41.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,864$134,250143%
      Del Mar, CA4,312$108,55696%
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,763$106,21592%
      Encinitas, CA62,160$100,69882%
      Solana Beach, CA13,312$100,35281%
      Lake San Marcos, CA4,529$51,7936%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dansville, NY4,529$41,04826%
      Ludlow, KY4,528$47,00615%
      Nashville, AR4,530$28,22949%
      Margaret, AL4,530$65,91819%
      Phoenix, OR4,528$35,68335%
      Lake San Marcos, CA4,529$51,7936%
      Source: The Lake San Marcos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).