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Population (year 2000): 34,733. Estimated population in July 2005: 46,111 (+32.8% change)
Males: 17,082 (49.2%), Females: 17,651 (50.8%)

Hays County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 23.3 years
Median household income: $25,809 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,400 (year 2000)

San Marcos, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in San Marcos:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.2%)
  • Hispanic (36.5%)
  • Other race (17.0%)
  • Black (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (8.1%), English (6.5%), United States (3.8%), French (2.9%), Italian (2.9%).Marcos, Texas

Elevation: 619 feet

Land area: 18.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in San Marcos

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Marcos city

  • Never married: 58.0%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

4.8% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,609 (+19.3%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Austin, (32.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (49.3 miles )

Nearest cities: TX (4.8 miles Redwood, TX Martindale, (6.7 miles TX Kyle, (8.7 miles TX (11.5 miles Uhland, City, TX (11.6 miles Mountain TX Wimberley, (13.7 miles TX (14.9 miles Geronimo, TX (15.7 miles Niederwald,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 71 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1999: 79 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2002: 153 buildings, average cost: $398,300
  • 2003: 177 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2004: 148 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2005: 155 buildings, average cost: $133,000

Latitude: 29.88 N, Longitude: 97.94 W

Area code: 512

San Marcos, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.8%), Retail trade (15.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,904 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,028 (60.7%)

Crime in San Marcos (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 39 rapes (109.8 per 100,000)
  • 21 robberies (59.1 per 100,000)
  • 65 assaults (183.0 per 100,000)
  • 241 burglaries (678.5 per 100,000)
  • 1,040 thefts (2927.8 per 100,000)
  • 60 auto thefts (168.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 282.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in San Marcos (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 34 rapes (93.7 per 100,000)
  • 34 robberies (93.7 per 100,000)
  • 78 assaults (215.0 per 100,000)
  • 234 burglaries (645.0 per 100,000)
  • 1,133 thefts (3123.0 per 100,000)
  • 80 auto thefts (220.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 309.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in San Marcos, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

San Marcos-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.3 miles away from the San Marcos city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 9/20/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Ty Detmer - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Oct 30, 1967).

Main business address for: Grande Communications Holdings, Inc. (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS).


Hospital/medical center in San Marcos:
  • CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER (1301 WONDER WORLD DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near San Marcos:
  • MCKENNA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; NEW BRAUNFELS, TX)
  • GUADALUPE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; SEGUIN, TX)
  • SETON EDGAR B DAVIS (about 24 miles; LULING, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to San Marcos:
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 29 miles; AUSTIN, TX; ID: AUS)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 44 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; ID: SAT)
  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 56 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; ID: SKF)
Other public-use airports nearest to San Marcos:
  • SAN MARCOS MUNI (about 7 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; ID: HYI)
  • NEW BRAUNFELS MUNI (about 14 miles; NEW BRAUNFELS, TX; ID: BAZ)
  • LOCKHART MUNI (about 19 miles; LOCKHART, TX; ID: 50R)

Amtrak station:
SAN MARCOS (LBJ DR. & COMAL ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 26 $64,469 $29,754 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 28 $80,572 $34,530 30 $17,455
Water Supply 18 $44,346 $29,564 0 $0
Electric Power 48 $153,280 $38,320 0 $0
Local Libraries 12 $40,545 $40,545 11 $7,534
Other and Unallocable 22 $71,545 $39,024 0 $0
Health 9 $27,735 $36,980 4 $2,562
Solid Waste Management 11 $38,331 $41,815 0 $0
Firefighters 44 $198,228 $54,062 0 $0
Other Government Administration 22 $92,543 $50,478 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 14 $47,572 $40,776 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 84 $374,613 $53,516 0 $0
Financial Administration 19 $70,401 $44,463 2 $1,417
Streets and Highways 35 $113,321 $38,852 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $7,771 $46,626 0 $0
Police - Other 22 $61,983 $33,808 5 $2,238
Airports 1 $6,640 $79,680 0 $0
Welfare 15 $31,623 $25,298 0 $0
Totals for Government 432 $1,525,519 $42,375 52 $31,206
College/University in San Marcos:
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 18,822; Location: 601 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.swt.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near San Marcos:
  • SAINT EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 32 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 46,503)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 12,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 45 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 49 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 11,226)
  • TRINITY UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 49 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,778)
Public high schools in San Marcos:
  • SAN MARCOS H S (Students: 1,891; Location: 1301 STATE HWY 123; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PRIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 540 STAPLES RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in San Marcos:
  • SAN MARCOS BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 305; Location: 2801 RANCH ROAD 12; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • SAN MARCOS CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 120 BERT BROWN ROAD; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • HILL COUNTRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: PO BOX 2149; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in San Marcos:
  • HERNANDEZ INT (Students: 959; Location: 333 STAGECOACH TRL; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • TRAVIS EL (Students: 696; Location: 1437 POST RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CROCKETT EL (Students: 693; Location: 1300 GIRARD ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • DEZAVALA EL (Students: 633; Location: F M 621 S; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BOWIE EL (Students: 629; Location: 1225 HWY 123; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GOODNIGHT J H (Students: 600; Location: 607 PETER GARZA; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MILLER J H (Students: 450; Location: 301 FOXTAIL RUN; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BONHAM PK (Students: 419; Location: 210 LEE ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • SAN MARCOS PREP SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 715 VALLEY ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • HAYS CO JUVENILE JUSTICE ALTERNATI (Students: 3; Location: 501 S LBJ DR; Grades: 05 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in San Marcos:
  • WONDERLAND SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 302 COUNTRY ESTATES DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • THE MASTER'S SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 329 NORTH ST #A; Grades: KG - 5)
  • SAN MARCOS ADVENTIST JUNIOR AC (Students: 24; Location: PO BOX 801; Grades: PK - 7)
Library in San Marcos:
  • SAN MARCOS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $865,815; Location: 625 E HOPKINS ST; 120,922 books; 1,917 audio materials; 3,871 video materials; 240 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in San Marcos: Wood State Fish Hatchery (A), Prime Outlets at San Marcos (B), Belger-Cahill Lime Kiln (C), Belvin Street Historic District (D), Hays County Courthouse Historic District (E), Williams-Tarbutton House (F), Hays County Courthouse (G), Hays County Jail (H), Heard House (I), San Marcos Telephone Company (J), San Marcos Milling Company (K), Farmers Union Gin Company (L), Rylander-Kyle House (M), Green and Faris Buildings (N), Fire Station Building (O), Walter Hofheinz House (P), Kone-Cliett House (Q), Johnson House (R), Ragsdale-Jackman-Yarbough House (S), Fisher Hall (T).

Churches in San Marcos include: Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ (A), Cemetery Chapel (B), Ranch Road 12 Baptist Mission Church (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Saint Johns Catholic Church (E), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church Mission - San Marcos (H).

Reservoir: Spring Lake (A).

Creeks: Purgatory Creek (A), Willow Springs Creek (B).

Parks in San Marcos include: Rio Vista Park (1), San Marcos City Park (2), John Stokes Park (3), Bobcat Baseball Field (4), Strahan Coliseum (5), Bobcat Soccer Complex (6), Bobcat Softball Field (7), Bobcat Stadium (8), Dunbar Park (9).


San Marcos compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in San Marcos:
  • KUOL (1470 AM; 1 kW; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: SM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in San Marcos:
  • K203CX (88.1 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KNBT (92.1 FM; NEW BRAUNFELS, TX; Owner: NEW BRAUNFELS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSMG (105.3 FM; SEGUIN, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KQQT (106.3 FM; GONZALES, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
TV broadcast stations around San Marcos:
  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • KHPM-CA (Channel 40; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNTA-LP (Channel 62; NEW BRAUNFELS, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXTM-LP (Channel 21; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

 

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