San Marcos, TX: What you need to know

San Marcos enjoys the nickname “San Marvelous” due in large part to its natural beauty, with two rivers and four creeks flowing through the city. Situated on Interstate 35 between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos houses Texas State University along with research facilities like the San Marcos National Fish Hatchery & Aquatic Resource Center. Residents of San Marcos enjoy generally mild winters and hot, humid summers. The San Marcos River is a popular place for tubing, canoeing, swimming and fishing. 


San Marcos, TX City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 54,712
Median Age 24
Median Household Income $28,923
Median Home Price $137,300
Walkscore 40

San Marcos, TX Rankings

San Marcos , TX Business and Economy

San Marcos, TX Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48%
  Female 52%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 88
In San Marcos , TX

 
4.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in San Marcos , TX

Median Population

Median Age 23.5%
Age 18 Over 84.8%
Age 21 Over 66.6%
Age 62 Over 8.9%
Age 65 Over 7.4%

Race

  Ethnicity White 83.7%
  Ethnicity Black 4.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 40.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.6%
  Ethnicity Other 6%

Economics

  Median Household Income $28,923
  Median Home Price $137,300
  Homes Owned 72.4%
  Homes Rent 27.6%
  Median Property Rent $939

Language

  English Only 73.6%
  English Other 26.4%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 20.8 MINUTES
in San Marcos , TX

Commute Types

  Walked 4.2%
  Worked at Home 2.1%
  Public Transportation 2.6%
  Other Means 2.6%
  Drove Alone 79%
  Carpooled 9.6%

40/100
WALK SCORE
for San Marcos , TX