San Marcos, TX

57,743 Population
30.2 square miles 1,909.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,909.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
24.9%
was 24.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.0%
was 6.3%
 
Percent Under 18
15.5%
was 15.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
7.1%
was 7.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 3.5
Ranked 8th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
35.8%
was 37.0%
 
Median Household Income
$30,985
was $28,923
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.4
49.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.9
was 5.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
340.1
was 424.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,862.4
was 3,640.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
23,621
was 22,473
 
Median Rent
$949
was $939
 
Total Building Permits
1,958
was 1,999
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,421
was 20,155
 
Homeownership Rate
28.3%
was 27.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
232
was 192
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
692.2
was 743.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.5%
was 13.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
1,726
was 1,807
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
95.1
was 106.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
38.7
was 42.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.2%
was 87.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
78.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.4%
was 85.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.0%
was 30.9%
 

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