Lake San Marcos, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,466 housing units in Lake San Marcos. This represents a 6% growth from 2,326 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,466 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lake San Marcos is about 86.7%. Lake San Marcos's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9%. Average household size is 1.76 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lake San Marcos were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom8.20%
Two Bedrooms59.90%
Three Bedrooms28.30%
Four Bedrooms3.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.73
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$250,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$271,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.91
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$983

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.30%
Home Equity Loan3.20%
Simple Mortgage40.50%
Debt Free54%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%