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San Marcos, Texas (TX) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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32.1% of San Marcos, TX residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 57.6% greater than the poverty level of 13.6% across the entire state of Texas. Taking into account residents not living in families, 46.7% of high school graduates and 49.1% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 17.0% among disabled males and 27.9% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 92.3%. For comparison, it was 60.4% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in San Marcos, TX

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
San Marcos:

32.1%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
San Marcos:

18.3%
Whole state:

6.0%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
San Marcos:

17.0%
Texas:

17.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 17.7% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
San Marcos:

10.9%
Texas:

26.0%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
San Marcos:

27.9%
Texas:

21.9%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 16.1% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
San Marcos:

12.6%
Texas:

25.4%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

92.3%
Residents above poverty level:

60.4%

Poverty by age in San Marcos, TX

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in San Marcos
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in San Marcos,TX (percentage below poverty level)
  • 27.6%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 42.1%6 to 11 years
  • 37.5%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 38.0%16 and 17 years
  • 44.6%18 to 24 years
  • 15.0%25 to 34 years
  • 11.6%35 to 44 years
  • 5.3%45 to 54 years
  • 15.1%55 to 64 years
  • 1.1%65 to 74 years
  • 8.2%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in San Marcos
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in San Marcos,TX (percentage below poverty level)
  • 33.0%Under 5 years
  • 9.4%5 years
  • 33.1%6 to 11 years
  • 16.1%12 to 14 years
  • 57.6%15 years
  • 29.5%16 and 17 years
  • 62.6%18 to 24 years
  • 17.8%25 to 34 years
  • 25.0%35 to 44 years
  • 10.2%45 to 54 years
  • 17.1%55 to 64 years
  • 7.9%65 to 74 years
  • 26.9%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in San Marcos, TX
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in San Marcos,TX (% below half of poverty level)
  • 11.2%Under 5 years
  • 3.6%5 years
  • 11.9%6 to 11 years
  • 12.8%12 to 14 years
  • 18.4%15 years
  • 10.8%16 and 17 years
  • 32.0%18 to 24 years
  • 7.6%25 to 34 years
  • 7.0%35 to 44 years
  • 4.1%45 to 54 years
  • 1.9%55 to 64 years
  • 2.6%65 to 74 years
  • 3.6%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in San Marcos, TX

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in San Marcos, TX
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in San Marcos, TX (%)
  • 29.1%White
  • 32.6%Black
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 16.4%Asian
  • 36.7%Native Hawaiian
  • 37.7%Other race
  • 13.7%2+ races
  • 30.4%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in San Marcos, TX
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in San Marcos, TX (absolute numbers)
  • 7,863White
  • 996Black
  • 0American Indian
  • 231Asian
  • 20Native Hawaiian
  • 859Other race
  • 2102+ races
  • 8,139Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 30.8%Below poverty level
  • 69.2%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 24.3%Below poverty level
  • 75.7%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in San Marcos, TX

Children below poverty level:
San Marcos, Texas:

30.8%
State:

18.9%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
San Marcos:

46.7%
Texas:

18.5%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
San Marcos:

49.1%
Texas:

45.2%
Poor families by family type
  • 31.1%Married-couple family
  • 11.9%Male, no wife present
  • 56.9%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in San Marcos not in families by work experience
  • 2.9%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 72.0%Worked part-time
  • 25.1%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 6.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 6.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 33.0%Both worked part-time
  • 32.3%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 22.7%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 4.5%1995 to 1998
  • 5.9%1990 to 1994
  • 20.3%1980 to 1989
  • 26.6%1970 to 1979
  • 16.4%1960 to 1969
  • 2.8%1950 to 1959
  • 15.0%1940 to 1949
  • 8.4%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 4.6%1999 to 2000
  • 10.0%1995 to 1998
  • 4.8%1990 to 1994
  • 19.4%1980 to 1989
  • 20.1%1970 to 1979
  • 14.5%1960 to 1969
  • 12.0%1950 to 1959
  • 6.0%1940 to 1949
  • 8.6%1939 or earlier
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