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Lake San Marcos, California

Lake San Marcos is a town located in San Diego County, California. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 4,138.


\nLake San Marcos is located at 33°7'21" North, 117°12'34" West (33.122562, -117.209411)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²). 4.7 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 8.12% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 4,138 people, 2,269 households, and 1,300 families residing in the town. The population density is 882.7/km² (2,283.4/mi²). There are 2,455 housing units at an average density of 523.7/km² (1,354.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 93.86% White, 0.27% African American, 0.14% Native American, 1.74% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 2.46% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. 5.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,269 households out of which 5.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% are married couples living together, 3.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% are non-families. 38.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 29.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.81 and the average family size is 2.29. In the town the population is spread out with 5.9% under the age of 18, 2.3% from 18 to 24, 10.4% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 60.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 71 years. For every 100 females there are 77.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.9 males. The median income for a household in the town is $50,857, and the median income for a family is $59,496. Males have a median income of $42,250 versus $30,993 for females. The per capita income for the town is $35,768. 3.2% of the population and 2.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 0.0% are under the age of 18 and 3.3% are 65 or older.