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Total population: 53,205 (Urban population: 52,926 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 279 (13 farm, 266 nonfarm))

San Marcos,TX index of house prices


Houses: 13,287 (12,627 occupied: 3,805 owner occupied, 8,822 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

70%
State:

70%

Housing density: 730 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $186,768.


Median contract rent in 2009: $616 (lower quartile is $506, upper quartile is $752)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $846


Median gross rent in San Marcos, TX in 2009: $741


Housing units in San Marcos with a mortgage: 1,730 (72 second mortgage, 93 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,293


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,078


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,088


Median monthly housing costs: $766





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San Marcos, Texas Age and Sex of Residents


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

$123,301
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,649 - $197,556

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $109,936
Here:

$109,936
State:

$177,060

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,567
Here:

$180,567
State:

$170,403

In 2-unit structures: $72,592
Here:

$72,592
State:

$137,980

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,505
Here:

$82,505
State:

$168,745

Mobile homes: $37,958
Here:

$37,958
State:

$42,156

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,857
  • In family households: 17,168 (3,726 male householders, 1,794 female householders)
    3,737 spouses, 5,423 children (5,100 natural, 105 adopted, 218 stepchildren), 614 grandchildren, 518 brothers or sisters, 152 parents, 535 other relatives, 669 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,689 (3,661 male householders (1,929 living alone)), 3,485 female householders (2,025 living alone)), 4,543 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,148 (503 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,245 2-persons, 1,431 3-persons, 1,063 4-persons, 457 5-persons, 168 6-persons, 156 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,954 1-person, 2,236 2-persons, 713 3-persons, 230 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

2,746 married couples with children.
1,520 single-parent households (302 men, 1,218 women).

72.2% of residents of San Marcos speak English at home.
25.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,679 (4.9%)
(39.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in San Marcos, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 90
  • 3 rooms: 312
  • 4 rooms: 561
  • 5 rooms: 1,012
  • 6 rooms: 910
  • 7 rooms: 435
  • 8 rooms: 250
  • 9 or more rooms: 229
  • 1 room: 499
  • 2 rooms: 1,558
  • 3 rooms: 2,397
  • 4 rooms: 2,496
  • 5 rooms: 1,243
  • 6 rooms: 431
  • 7 rooms: 160
  • 8 rooms: 30
  • 9 or more rooms: 8
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Marcos, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 267
  • 2 bedrooms: 922
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,983
  • 4 bedrooms: 568
  • 5+ bedrooms: 59
  • no bedroom: 591
  • 1 bedroom: 3,322
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,457
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,129
  • 4 bedrooms: 304
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in San Marcos, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 194
  • 1 vehicle: 1,265
  • 2 vehicles: 1,585
  • 3 vehicles: 595
  • 4 vehicles: 119
  • 5+ vehicles: 47
  • no vehicle: 782
  • 1 vehicle: 3,957
  • 2 vehicles: 2,935
  • 3 vehicles: 853
  • 4 vehicles: 281
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 416
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,723
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,662
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,361
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,477
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,539
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,468
  • 1940 to 1949: 509
  • 1939 or earlier: 782

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


San Marcos, TX house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in San Marcos, TX:

  • Less than $10,000: 114
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 57
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 78
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 81
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 61
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 62
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 63
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 214
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 236
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 300
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 278
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 358
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 340
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 741
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 774
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 496
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 322
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 601
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 331
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 177
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 87
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 17
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 9
  • $1,000,000 or more: 33
 


San Marcos rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in San Marcos:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 21
  • $150 to $199: 35
  • $200 to $249: 64
  • $250 to $299: 97
  • $300 to $349: 44
  • $350 to $399: 178
  • $400 to $449: 194
  • $450 to $499: 390
  • $500 to $549: 763
  • $550 to $599: 972
  • $600 to $649: 1,105
  • $650 to $699: 945
  • $700 to $749: 885
  • $750 to $799: 1,034
  • $800 to $899: 1,611
  • $900 to $999: 864
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 1,066
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 518
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 245
  • $2,000 or more: 36
  • No cash rent: 436
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 457
  • 1990 to 1994: 332
  • 1985 to 1989: 150
  • 1980 to 1984: 177
  • 1975 to 1979: 158
  • 1970 to 1974: 140
  • 1970 to 1974: 31
  • 1965 to 1969: 234


San Marcos, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.3%
Number of people working at home: 334 (1.8% of all workers)


San Marcos commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1197
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3365
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3902
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2721
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1311
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 594
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1503
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 377
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 447
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1304
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 856
  • 90 or more minutes: 243
 


San Marcos mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,237 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 2,541 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 212 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 23 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 43 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 99 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,459 (8%)
  • Other means: 199 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 334 (2%)
 


San Marcos, TX household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2583
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1382
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1038
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1133
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1007
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 982
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 776
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 543
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 505
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 824
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 866
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 566
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 228
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 71
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 72
  • $200,000 or more: 90
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 14005
 German: 3819
 Irish: 1897
 English: 1516
 United States or American: 1303
 Italian: 746
 French (except Basque): 634
 Scotch-Irish: 535
 Scottish: 531
 Polish: 417
 Norwegian: 291
 Czech: 286
 European: 285
 Dutch: 216
 Subsaharan African:: 215
 African: 186
 Welsh: 178
 Swedish: 162
 British: 114
 Czechoslovakian: 109
 Russian: 80
 Northern European: 76
 Hungarian: 61
 Danish: 53
 French Canadian: 51
 Canadian: 47
 Arab:: 45
 Scandinavian: 45
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 44
 Lithuanian: 37
 Lebanese: 34
 Greek: 34
 Jamaican: 30
 Swiss: 28
 Slovak: 22
 Alsatian: 17
 Haitian: 14
 Ethiopian: 13
 Arab/Arabic: 11
 Portuguese: 11
 Iranian: 10
 Finnish: 10
 Macedonian: 10
 Serbian: 10
 Slavic: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Turkish: 8
 Nigerian: 8
 Belgian: 8
 Other Subsaharan African: 8
 Acadian/Cajun: 7
 Yugoslavian: 7
 Ukrainian: 7
 Austrian: 5
 Romanian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (57%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Canada (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 25470
  • Northeast: 911
  • Midwest: 2171
  • South: 2047
  • West: 1254

29% of San Marcos residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 196
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 88
  • 5th and 6th grade: 208
  • 7th and 8th grade: 285
  • 9th grade: 141
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 191
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 156
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,535
  • Less than 1 year of college: 340
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,572
  • Associate degree: 300
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,270
  • Master's degree: 501
  • Professional school degree: 160
  • Doctorate degree: 251

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 301
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 116
  • 5th and 6th grade: 165
  • 7th and 8th grade: 297
  • 9th grade: 228
  • 10th grade: 218
  • 11th grade: 178
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 97
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,982
  • Less than 1 year of college: 404
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,081
  • Associate degree: 224
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,370
  • Master's degree: 527
  • Professional school degree: 46
  • Doctorate degree: 141

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 8.2%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 27.1%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 19.7%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 2.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 17.4%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 5.3%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 20.9%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 7.5%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 7.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 15.1%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 21.5%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.9%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 8.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $32,213
  • Black householders: $26,619
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $39,940
  • Asian householders: $33,527
  • Some other race householders: $28,916
  • Two or more races householders: $42,626
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $31,872
San Marcos household income for White non-Hispanic householders
San Marcos household income for Black householders
San Marcos household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
San Marcos household income for Asian householders
San Marcos household income for Some other race householders
San Marcos household income for Two or more races householders
San Marcos household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

San Marcos marital status for males
San Marcos marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $160,453
  • Black or African American householders: $78,685
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $99,614
  • Asian householders: $223,076
  • Some other race householders: $95,558
  • Two or more races householders: $103,183
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $100,587

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,380
  • One, attached: 480
  • Two: 816
  • 3 or 4: 1,412
  • 5 to 9: 1,773
  • 10 to 19: 1,402
  • 20 to 49: 603
  • 50 or more: 1,658
  • Mobile homes: 755
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in San Marcos:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Marcos
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.3%)
  • Utility gas (45.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Electricity (80.5%)
  • Utility gas (17.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 77
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 283
Here:

2.2%
Texas:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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