San Marcos, TX

Hays County

What you need to know about San Marcos, TX

San Marcos enjoys the nickname “San Marvelous” due in large part to its natural beauty, with two rivers and four creeks flowing through the city. Situated on Interstate 35 between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos houses Texas State University along with research facilities like the San Marcos National Fish Hatchery & Aquatic Resource Center. Residents of San Marcos enjoy generally mild winters and hot, humid summers. The San Marcos River is a popular place for tubing, canoeing, swimming and fishing. 

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Homes Owned 27.16%
27.16% Complete
Homes Rented 72.84%
72.84% Complete

Real Estate

In San Marcos, Texas

Ready to move to San Marcos? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in San Marcos.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average
San Marcos River
San Marcos River Is the Place to Make a Splash
Weekends in the beautiful Hill Country town of San Marcos find thousands of people washing away the week in the local river.


In San Marcos, Texas

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how San Marcos rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In San Marcos, Texas

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in San Marcos.


Most residents are
10-24 Years old


In San Marcos, Texas

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Bachelor’s Degree 32%
32% Complete
Graduated High School 87%
87% Complete

San Marcos, TX's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Best Cities for Singles 2015