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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

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San Marcos, TX Demographics

Median Population in San Marcos , TX

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 in San Marcos , TX

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

Population By Gender in San Marcos , TX

  Male 48%
  Female 52%

Language in San Marcos , TX

  English Only 73.6%
  English Other 26.4%

Economics in San Marcos , TX

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

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Commute Types in San Marcos , TX

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

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