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Pros

-College-town amenities
-Economy
-Entertainment

Cons

-Summer heat
-Cost of housing
-Growth and sprawl


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The Austin area continues to be regarded by most as the best choice in Texas, with a balance of a strong economy, good education, attractive housing, a relatively pleasant climate, and plenty to do. Highlights include the University of Texas, an important music scene, and a large high-tech industry, including Dell, Inc. in Round Rock, 20 miles north. The 50,000-student university is located on a large campus north of downtown. The walkable downtown preserves a small-town Texas feel and is packed with nightclubs and music venues, including the famous “Drag” and the Warehouse District. Music is mostly rock ’n’ roll, “hard” country, and blues.



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Quick Facts About San Marcos


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in San Marcos is 3.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Marcos jobs have Increased by 2.98 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, San Marcos's cost of living is 13.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, San Marcos's population is 60,684 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 111.13 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 12 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in San Marcos is $143,913. Home appreciation the last year has been 36.54 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    San Marcos public schools spend $9,586 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in San Marcos.

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San Marcos Rocks!
San Marcos rocks. Plenty of cheap weed and pretty girls on the river. If you're some old geezer from Minnesoduh on the way to your winter mobile home park in the... (read more)
Fun college town
I spent several summers and a couple winters in San Marcos during my formidable years and really have to tell those interested about what a nice town it is. The best... (read more)
I miss home
I was born in WI but spent most of my childhood in the south, young adulthood in CA and TX. I'm back in WI much to my dismay but find myself searching this site for my... (read more)
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