San Marcos, Texas 

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Population

60,684

111% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$27,261

Avg. Home Price

$202,200

Best Places to Live in San Marcos, Texas

Capital city/College town - West-central Texas northwest of San Antonio
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Economy
-Entertainment
Cons
-Summer heat
-Cost of housing
-Growth and sprawl

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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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Hays County
Metro Area: Austin-Round Rock Metro Area
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 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Marcos jobs have increased by 2.98%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Marcos's cost of living is 4.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare San Marcos's Cost of Living
POPULATION
San Marcos's population is 60,684 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 111.13%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 12 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Marcos is $202,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.18%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in San Marcos

It's a good time to buy in San Marcos. Home Appreciation is up 7.2% in the last 12 months. Browse San Marcos Real Estate.

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Reviews for San Marcos   6 Reviews
San Marcos Rocks! - 5/18/2011
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

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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

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


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ZIP CODES IN SAN MARCOS, TEXAS
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