City of Poway

Conveniently located in the center of San Diego County, Poway enjoys a sunny climate, clean air, a pristine lake and ecological reserves. Poway has carefully planned for balancing growth with quality living, offering an ideal place in which to prosper. It’s the way California was meant to be.

Poway is a family oriented community offering a wide variety of housing, shopping and recreation opportunities. Visit Lake Poway, the state-of-the-art Library, Poway Center for the Performing Arts, Community Center, Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, Sportsplex USA, and historical Old Poway Park. Experience the friendly spirit of the City in the Country.

Demographics

Population

Total Population

48,929
Age
Median Age 37.5 years
By Age Group
0-20 31.67%
21-44 28.61%
45-64 29.31%
65+ 10.42%

Ethnic Breakdown
White 73%
Hispanic 13%
Asian/Other 12%
Black  2%

College Education
Some/no degree 27.1%
Associate degree 8.8%
Bachelor degree 24.8%
Graduate/PhD  1.6%

Household Income
Median Income $74,256
Less than $15,000 789
$15,000 to $29,999 1,488
$30,000 to $44,999 2,010
$45,000 to $59,999 1,936
$60,000 to $74,999 1,894
$75,000 to 99,999 2,513
$100,000 to 124,999 1,881
$125,000 or more 3,535

 

Education
Poway Unified School District is nationally recognized as one of the finest in the state. Poway has a local community college education center and is close to many major universities and regional community colleges.

Area Weather

39.1 sq. miles

Average Rainfall:

15.4 in.
Average Temp. Jan: 55
Average Temp. Aug: 76

Housing
Housing Units 16,302
Persons per Household  3.16
Median Single Family Home (resale) $475,000

Major Employers
Poway Unified School District 3,518
Geico Direct 1,500
Pomerado Hospital 743
Cohu Inc. (Inlcuding Delta & BMS) 650
Sysco Food Services of San Diego 456
Digirad Corp. 434
First American Credco 416
Walmart 340
City of Poway 310
Mitchell Repair Information Co. 265
Costco 264
Neal Electric Corporation    260
HM Electronics Inc. 249
Target    230

Updated: 9/09
Source: SANDAG; Weatherbase.com; DQNews; City of Poway; Claritas

Last updated: 11/12/2009 11:19:11 AM