San Marcos, Texas 

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Population

66,350

+38.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$27,261

Median Home Price

$293,300

Austin Gifts

Best Places to Live in San Marcos, Texas

Capital city/College town - West-central Texas northwest of San Antonio. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in San Marcos, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

San Marcos, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Economy
Entertainment
Cons
Summer heat
Cost of housing
Growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About Austin-Round Rock Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Hays County
Metro Area: Austin-Round Rock Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: San Marcos
Zip Codes: 78666 78656
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Marcos is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Marcos jobs have increased by 3.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Marcos's cost of living is 3.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Marcos's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hays county flipped strongly Democratic, 54.4% to 43.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Marcos's population is 66,350 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 38.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Marcos is Real Estate: $293,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in San Marcos

It's a good time to buy in San Marcos. Home Appreciation is up 24.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in San Marcos is $293,300.

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Reviews for San Marcos   5 Reviews
No Place Like Home - 1/28/2009
San Marcos has the most beautiful people and places that I have ever seen throughout my travels. I love this city so much that I decided to settle down here and start a... Read More

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Fun college town - 3/1/2008
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

Future move - 4/13/2007
We are currently living overseas in Japan but intend on moving to the central Texas area, specifically the hill country area. That is our area of interest and would... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SAN MARCOS, TEXAS
78666 78656

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