San Marcos is a city located in Hays County Texas. San Marcos has a 2020 population of 68,040. It is also the county seat of Hays County. San Marcos is currently growing at a rate of 1.63% annually and its population has increased by 50.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,267 in 2010.
The average household income in San Marcos is $54,535 with a poverty rate of 32.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,064 per month, and the median house value is $171,500. The median age in San Marcos is 24.2 years, 25.3 years for males, and 22.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of San Marcoswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.37%.
71.35% of San Marcos residents speak only English, while 28.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in San Marcos is Islander, with 38.46% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in San Marcos is Multiple, with 14.16% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.54%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in San Marcos
90.92% of San Marcos residents were born in the United States, with 68.20% having been born in Texas. 5.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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