San Marcos, Texas 

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Population

59,935

+38.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$27,261

Median Home Price

$216,900

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.

Pros
College-town amenities
Economy
Entertainment
Cons
Summer heat
Cost of housing
Growth and sprawl
 $1,950 
718 Blue Oak Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1850 SqFt
 $1,950 
616 Blue Oak Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1850 SqFt
 $1,595 
102 Preston Trl
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1176 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
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 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in San Marcos, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Hays county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Marcos's population is 59,935 people. Since 2010, 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 $216,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%. 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. More Education



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Housing Market in San Marcos

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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
78666 78656

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$1,950
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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