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San Marcos, CA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in San Marcos

^ An estimated 56,971 San Marcos residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in San Marcos

^ Collectively (all cities), 76.6% of all California residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 28th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in San Marcos

^ There are an estimated 26,810 San Marcos residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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San Marcos Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in San Marcos

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in San Marcos
    • Average download speed: 25.63 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 7.13 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 60.44 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 20.78 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 171 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: San Marcos vs. the U.S.

How San Marcos landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in San Marcos

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in San Marcos
    • Average download speed: 2.74 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.96 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 3.84 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.33 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 847 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: San Marcos vs. the U.S.

How San Marcos wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in San Marcos

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in San Marcos, CA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in San Marcos, CA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s

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San Marcos Internet Statistics

San Marcos Internet Connectivity

San Marcos: 68% of residents are connected, with 28.1% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in San Marcos


  • San Marcos Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 56,971 San Marcos residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 26,810 San Marcos residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • San Marcos Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 64,176 San Marcos residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in San Marcos

San Marcos: The median household income is $32,793 and 15% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in San Marcos

Free Wi-Fi in or near San Marcos, CA

Local businesses offering patrons free wi-fi Internet connectivity in the community.

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Community Anchor Institutions in San Marcos , CA

Organizations facilitating the greater use of broadband service in the community.


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Electronics Stores in or near San Marcos, CA

Businesses selling Internet-related hardware & software products in the community.

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California Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

California Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in CA, median download speeds are 1.02 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.37 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 6.13 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.36 Mb/s - 16.85 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.95 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.44 Mb/s - 2.89 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.59 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.88 Mb/s - 8.45 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.93 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.41 Mb/s - 2.88 Mb/s

California Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of California [1]: 68% of CA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 68% mark ranks California 37th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 24.8% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.6% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 9.5% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 28.1% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 32% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • California Internet Availability [2]
    • 76.6% of CA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks California 28th in the country.

California Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in CA, median download speeds are 3.64 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.44 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 8.85 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.36 Mb/s - 31.88 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.46 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.25 Mb/s - 10.26 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 3.2 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.44 Mb/s - 7.99 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.94 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.47 Mb/s - 2.57 Mb/s

Additional information about California

About San Marcos

San Marcos is a city with a population of 83,781 [2] that is located in San Diego County in the state of California.

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San Marcos Internet Access

For more information about San Marcos Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding California Internet access overall, visit California Public Utilities Commission .

More About San Marcos

Of all residents in San Marcos, 37% have a high school diploma or higher, and 15% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau