Poway is a city in San Diego County, California. Originally an unincorporated community in San Diego County, Poway officially became a city on December 1, 1980. Poway's rural roots gave rise to its slogan "The City in the Country." As of the 2010 census the city had a population of 47,811. The ZIP code is 92064. The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) has grown to more than 30 elementary, middle, and high schools, and even has a home-schooling program. PUSD has a record of high performance.