San Marcos Real Estate Market Overview

Could San Marcos, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about San Marcos. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near San Marcos such as... Vista and Escondido. When you’re ready, Trulia has 170 resale and new homes in San Marcos lined up for you, including 21 open houses, and 72 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$537,500

Median Sales Price

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$286

Price Per Sqft

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$2,600

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in San Marcos show a 12% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in San Marcos for Nov 23 to Feb 22 was $537,500 based on 218 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for San Marcos was $286, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in San Marcos for Jan 23 to Feb 23 was $2,600.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around San Marcos can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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581

Counts of Arrest

533

Counts of Theft

353

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in San Marcos

There are 21 schools in San Marcos.

Elementary Schools
10

San Elijo Elementary School

Public, K - 5

9

Discovery Elementary School

Public, K - 5

9

Paloma Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
10

San Elijo Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Woodland Park Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

8

Bayshore Preparatory Charter School

Public, K - 12

High Schools
9

San Marcos High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Bayshore Preparatory Charter School

Public, K - 12

8

High Tech High North County School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in San Marcos by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
26%
Single residents
Home owners
71%
Home owners
Median age
36
Median age
Household income
$52,463
Median household income
College educated
42%
College educated

Commute

Most people in San Marcos commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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