San Marcos Texas City Data

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San Marcos' rich and distinct history finds its source at the San Marcos River, a hub for life over the centuries. Studies have proven San Marcos one of the oldest continuously inhabited sites in North America. Evidence of Native Americans living along the riverbanks dates as far back as 12,000 years ago. That aside you'll find a thriving city within a beautiful environment and the San Marcos River still lies at the heart of it all.

And if the beauty isn't enough to persuade you to consider San Marcos for your next new home, the outlet mall in San Marcos was recently named by the TV show "The View" as the 3rd shopping center destination in the world!!!!

San Marcos Texas is in Hays County

San Marcos is in the San Marcos Independent School District: (See Area Schools)

Population in July 2009: 53,205. Population change since 2000: +53.2%

Males: 26,166  (49.2%)
Females: 27,039  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  23.3 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip codes: 78666, 78667.

Estimated median household income in 2009: $26,357 (it was $25,809 in 2000)

San Marcos:





Estimated per capita income in 2009: $14,983

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $123,301 (it was $76,000 in 2000)

San Marcos:





Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $135,148; Detached houses: $150,429; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,538; In 2-unit structures: $156,581; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,850; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,918; Mobile homes: $46,153; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $48,003

Median gross rent in 2009: $741.

Races in San Marcos, TX: White alone- 26,993 (54.5%) Hispanic- 18,528 (37.4%) Black alone- 2,542 (5.1%) Asian alone- 863 (1.7%) Amercian alone- 293 (.6%) Two or more races- 274 (.6%) Other races alone- 72 (.1%)

Jan. 2011 cost of living index in San Marcos: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (8.1%), English (6.5%), United States (3.8%), French (2.9%), Italian (2.9%).


Elevation: 619 feet

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 2922 people per square mile 

For population 25 years and over in San Marcos:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Marcos city:

  • Never married: 58.0%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

1,679 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:  4.8%
Texas:  13.9%

According to our research there were 82 registered sex offenders living in San Marcos, Texas in July 2011
The ratio of number of residents in San Marcos to the number of sex offenders is 649 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,561 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,754 (1.7%)


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (31.3 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (45.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Redwood, TX (2.2 miles ), Martindale, TX (2.4 miles ), Kyle, TX (2.9 miles ), Uhland, TX (3.2 miles ), Mountain City, TX (3.4 miles ), Wimberley, TX (3.5 miles ), Niederwald, TX (3.8 miles ), Woodcreek, TX (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 29.88 N, Longitude: 97.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,904 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,028 (60.7%)

Area code: 512

Unemployment in March 2011:






Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 127 (96 officers).

Officers per 1,000 residents here:


Texas average:



Population change in the 1990s: +5,609 (+19.3%).

Hospital/medical center in San Marcos:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER  (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1301 WONDER WORLD DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near San Marcos:

  • SETON MEDICAL CENTER HAYS (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; KYLE, TX)
  • SETON EDGAR B DAVIS HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 22 miles away; LULING, TX)
  • SETON SOUTHWEST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 22 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)

College/University in San Marcos:

  • Texas State University-San Marcos  (Full-time enrollment: 23,372; Location: 601 University Dr; Public; Website:; Offers Doctor's degree)

Last 4 year school ratings for San Marcos ISD

San Marcos Independent School District

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near San Marcos:

  • Saint Edward's University (about 27 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,612)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 31 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 46,563)
  • Austin Community College District (about 34 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 10,815)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 43 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,013)
  • Trinity University (about 44 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • St Philips College (about 45 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • San Antonio College (about 46 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)

Public high schools in San Marcos:

Private high schools in San Marcos:

  • SAN MARCOS BAPTIST ACADEMY  (Students: 260; Location: 2801 RANCH RD 12; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • HILL COUNTRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF SAN MARCOS  (Students: 147; Location: 1401 DAVIS LN; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in San Marcos:

Private elementary/middle schools in San Marcos:

  • WONDERLAND SCHOOL  (Students: 218; Location: 302 COUNTRY ESTATES DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • THE MASTER S SCHOOL  (Students: 101; Location: 2801 RANCH RD 12; Grades: KG - 6)
  • SAN MARCOS ADVENTIST JUNIOR ACADEMY  (Students: 27; Location: 1523 RANCH RD 12; Grades: PK - 11)

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