The City of Poway participates in E-Verify. Join us this weekend for one of Lake Poway’s extended Fall Camping Series dates! Various pictographs adorn many of Poway's boulders, and modern dating techniques suggest these paintings date to the 16th century and earlier. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city covers an area of 39.2 square miles (102 km2), 99.78% of it land, and 0.22% of it water. In 2004, the City of Poway adopted the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, based out of nearby Camp Pendleton. There were 580 (3.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 111 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships; 2,469 households (15.3%) were made up of individuals, and 1,185 (7.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. In 1888 the first stagecoach began to service the towns from San Diego to Escondido, including Poway. Poway is north of the city of San Diego and south of the city of Escondido. Photo Galleries Kiwanis Club of Poway Rummage Sale - 11/14/2020 The peach is a good article, and Poway produces it to perfection. CITY OF POWAY Established Date: Oct 7, 2008 Revision Date: Jun 19, 2017 SALARY RANGE: $26.47 - $32.17 Hourly $2,964.08 - $3,602.82 Biweekly $6,422.17 - $7,806.10 Monthly $77,066.08 - $93,673.22 Annually: DEFINITION: Operates and maintains firefighting apparatus and equipment. [citation needed], For approximately a century, Poway served as a stock range for the mission and local ranchos. On January 29, 1954, an election was held on the formation of the Poway Municipal Water District, which passed with an overwhelming majority of 210 ayes to 32 nays. [15] It has also been written as Paui, Pauai, Pauy, and Powaii. In the city, the population was spread out, with 30.7% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. Poway no longer relies on agriculture for its primary source of income and has instead transitioned into a residential community for those who work for employers in and around the San Diego area. The median age was 41.3 years. The city employees are a pretty tight-knit bunch that looks out for one another. Dairying also proved lucrative. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males. Poway, CA 92064. www.poway.org. Everyone is generally happy and helpful. There were 15,714 housing units at an average density of 400.6 per square mile (154.7/km2). City of Poway Yesterday at 5:10 PM ⭐️ Congratulations to our local heroes! Poway's rural roots gave rise to its slogan "The City in the Country". Explore Poway's Trail System. Your Poway City Council meets (virtually) tonight at 7 p.m. View/participate online or dial in to speak during the meeting. Eight to ten passengers could accompany the stagecoach on its three-day journey for a modest $1.00 fee, or purchase a round trip for the bargain price of $1.50. The last U.S. Census in 2010 established its population at 47,810.. Its original name (“Pauwai” or “Pawiiy”) derives from the Kumeyaay Indian language who lived in the area for hundreds of years before the Spanish colonized the region.. [10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 39.3 square miles (102 km2), of which 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.25%) is water. Gabriel's. Poway /ˈpaʊ.eɪ/ is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. In 1957, the Pomerado County Water District was organized to provide sewer service to 1,610 acres (6.5 km2) along Pomerado Road. [20], There is a Jewish community, with a Reform synagogue, a Conservative synagogue, and an Orthodox synagogue. The median income for a household in Poway is $92,083, and the median income for a family was $103,972, making it the 25th most expensive zip code in the United States (as of a 2007 estimate[31]). Organized youth sports are allowed by permit. The average household size was 3.08 people and the average family size was 3.35 people. The season has been a prolific one for bees, thirty of forty stands the present season from a single captured swarm a year or two ago. Berean Bible College is a Charismatic Christian bible college located within Living Way Church. Contact Us. After a year or two, these restrictions were lifted. The median age was 37 years. In 1980 Poway incorporated and was nicknamed "the City in the Country". 13325 Civic Center Drive. Poway, CA. Originally an unincorporated community in San Diego County, Poway officially became a city in December 1980. Documents of Mission San Diego de Alcala record the name of the valley as "Paguay" as early as 1828. [12], In the late 18th century, the Mission San Diego de Alcalá kept cattle in the valley. [citation needed]. North County Transit District (NCTD) operates public transportation routes 944 and 945 connecting the City of Poway to the adjacent transit centers of Sabre Springs and Rancho Bernardo. San Diego’s rainy season officially began October 1. The expansion, however, failed to follow agricultural success. All employees are required by law to sign a loyalty oath to the United States and the State of California Constitution at time of hire. If you used the AutoPay Feature on the previous Poway site, you must re-enroll your AutoPay bank information. Between the seasons of 1894 and 1896, the Poway Progress reported bits of agricultural information such as: Muscat grapes are beginning to ripen, and the San Diego market is getting a supply of the fine article Poway always produces. The town's roots lie in agriculture. Poway established a County Road Station in 1920, to oil and maintain the roads so that automobiles could use them with ease. In 1959 the first subdivision homes were built and sold as Poway Valley Homes and Poway's population began to climb. [26] The college is also recognized by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS) to issue I-20 foreign student visas. Thi... s annual event is a 27-year tradition that we cherish here in the City of Poway. Males had a median income of $53,322 versus $52,742 for females. There were 16,128 households, out of which 6,493 (40.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 10,523 (65.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1,675 (10.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 742 (4.6%) had a male householder with no wife present.