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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Housing

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.
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.

Median Home Price

$134,800
Higher than the state average

Schools

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

$27,261
Lower than the national average

Business

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.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In San Marcos, Texas


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in San Marcos.

Education

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

San Marcos, TX's Livability Rankings

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