Poway

A very family-oriented community with lots of fun kid-friendly places to dine and lots of things for kids to do.

Welcome to Poway

Poway, which describes itself as “the city in the country,” is both rural and cosmopolitan Proof positive of its unique claim is that its proudly boasts of having over 60 miles of equestrian and hiking trails. And having horses on your property is a rule rather than an exception. So it should come as no surprise that it is the only city in North County to host a national rodeo each year.
 
As of 2010, the population of Poway was 47,811. The city’s zip code is 92064 and the land area is a mere 39.08 square miles. Poway officially became a city on December 1, 1980.
 
Poway is also home to the rich and famous with many current and past baseball and football stars calling Poway home. They include Tony Gwynn, the perennial batting title winner of the National Baseball League, and Randy Jones, a former Cy Young Winner. Plus, Poway is home to barons of industry, who live in palatial hilltop mansions. Here too are affordable, family-orientated residential neighborhoods as well a few mobile home parks catering to senior citizens.
 
A real feather in Poway’s hat is that it is also nationally acclaimed for having the top school district in the State of California year after year and is one of the top school districts in the nation. And their impressive 815-seat Poway Center for the Performing Arts is touted for its top entertainment.
 
So Poway is, without a doubt, where families want to raise their children. So as you might expect, Poway is a very family-oriented community with lots of fun kid-friendly places to dine and lots of things for kids to do.
 

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
18
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mini Desserts Catering, Anatoliy G Elman Fitness, and Soca Brazilian Jiu Jitsu San Diego Rancho Bernardo.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.25 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.13 miles 68 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.83 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.17 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.59 miles 8 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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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
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
Discovery Isle Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
Childrens Preschool Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Abraxas Continuation High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Tierra Bonita Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Garden Road Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Midland Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Pomerado Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Painted Rock Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Chaparral Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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