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San Marcos is 4th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 50,001 63rd 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 30.2 73rd 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,485.6 191st 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 4.4% 378th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 14.2% 384th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.7% 324th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.1% 159th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 30.4% 94th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Race - White 78.5% 181st 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.5% 209th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 50th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.6% 150th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 147th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.1% 91st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 37.8% 138th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 53.7% 191st 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.3% 304th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.7% 311th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Housing units 18,179 69th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 62.7% 4th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 16,269 69th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 27.8% 384th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $121,300 147th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.3 374th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Income per capita $15,060 334th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $27,597 361st $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 35.6% 24th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
San Marcos Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,071 98th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,331,784 43rd $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $26,356 46th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $158,694 40th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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