San Marcos is a large city in northeast San Diego county. It lies 10 miles east of Carlsbad and just west of Escondido. Residents of San Marcos enjoy 17 local parks and a wide array of outdoor activities.
San Marcos is home to an award -winning school district, Palomar Community College, and California State University San Marcos. These educational institutions bring in young students, as well as many families.
San Marcos real estate was initially developed in the 1960’s, and has expanded significantly since the 1980’s. There have been numerous new home communities built since 2000, most notably ‘San Elijo Hills.’
There are two zip codes in San Marcos 1) 92069 is the original zip code with many of the older homes 2) 92078 is the newest zip code and is where much of new construction has occurred.
San Marcos real estate features numerous neighborhoods with single family homes. There are also a number of condo and town home complexes available.