About Poway

Located in the center of San Diego, Poway is a city of roughly 47,811 persons in 39.3 square miles. Poway is located in the 92064 and 92074 ZIP codes.

The city has an average home value of $282,000, an average household income of $71,385, and an average household size of 2.93 persons.

Shopping in Poway

In addition to shopping centers and malls like the Poway Promenade and the Old Poway Village Shopping Center, the City of Poway has many independent local retailers from sewing supply shops to furniture stores, bridal shops, accessory and clothing stores and jewelry and art shops.

Poway Utility Companies

San Diego Gas & Electric

Poway Waste and Recycling

City of Poway Water and Sewer Services

Cox Communications

Time Warner Cable


Poway Business Climate

Marketing and business intelligence companies Sysco and CoreLogic are major employers in Poway. Other top employers include The Poway Unified School District and the City of Poway as well as Pomerado Hospital and Wal-Mart. Poway’s top employer, Geico Direct, employs 1,500 people.

Poway Government

The City of Poway is governed in the council-manager style with a three member City Council, along with a deputy mayor, city manager and a mayor. Formerly an unincorporated community within the County of San Diego, Poway was incorporated as a city in 1980.

Poway is located in the 36th Senate District and the 75th Assembly District in the State of California. In the Federal government, Poway is in the 52nd Congressional District.