Poway

Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a variety of recreational activities in Poway.

Welcome to Poway

Poway, California, is a charming city located in San Diego County. Known as "The City in the Country," Poway offers a unique blend of suburban living and natural beauty. Situated approximately 20 miles northeast of downtown San Diego, Poway has a population of around 50,000 residents.
 
One of the defining features of Poway is its scenic landscapes and open spaces. The city is surrounded by rolling hills, vast green spaces, and picturesque mountain views. The presence of the prominent 1,457-foot-tall Mount Woodson adds to the natural allure of the area.
 
Poway has a strong sense of community and a relaxed suburban atmosphere. The city takes pride in its excellent schools, which are consistently ranked among the top in California. It's a popular choice for families who value a safe and family-friendly environment.
 
The Poway Unified School District serves the educational needs of the community, offering a range of public and private schools. Poway High School is particularly renowned for its academic programs and extracurricular activities.
 
Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a variety of recreational activities in Poway. The city boasts numerous parks and trails, providing opportunities for hiking, biking, picnicking, and outdoor sports. Lake Poway is a popular spot for fishing and boating, while the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve offers scenic trails for nature enthusiasts.
 
Poway also offers a vibrant cultural scene with various community events and festivals throughout the year. The Poway Center for the Performing Arts hosts concerts, theatrical performances, and art exhibitions, catering to a diverse range of interests.
 
In terms of amenities and services, Poway has a range of shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment options to cater to residents' needs. The nearby Westfield North County mall provides a wide array of retail choices for shopping enthusiasts.
 
Overall, Poway, California, is a beautiful and family-oriented city with a strong sense of community. Its natural surroundings, excellent schools, and recreational opportunities make it an attractive place to live or visit for those seeking a balance between suburban tranquility and convenient access to the vibrant city of San Diego.
 
 

 

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Overview for Poway, CA

49,005 people live in Poway, where the median age is 41.6 and the average individual income is $53,538. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,005

Total Population

41.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$53,538

Average individual Income

Around Poway, CA

There's plenty to do around Poway, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

10
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
19
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Soca Brazilian Jiu Jitsu San Diego Rancho Bernardo, Prenatal Yoga with Shelley, and Ryukyu Japan Karate-Do.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.83 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.25 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.65 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.37 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.3 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.56 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Poway, CA

Poway has 16,261 households, with an average household size of 2.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Poway do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 49,005 people call Poway home. The population density is 1,254.04 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,005

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.6

Median Age

51.24 / 48.76%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,261

Total Households

2.98

Average Household Size

$53,538

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Poway, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Poway. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Montessori Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Legacy Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
The Growing Place Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Abraxas Continuation High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Garden Road Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Midland Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Tierra Bonita Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Discovery Isle Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The Koonings Center
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Pomerado Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Childrens Preschool Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Painted Rock Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Chaparral Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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