San Marcos employment information

IndexSan MarcosTexasNational
Income per capita$16,270$26,513$28,555
Median household income$27,261$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,505$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,682$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$14,903$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$10,863$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level37.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in San Marcos is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in San Marcos is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in San Marcos is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in San Marcos is 138% higher than the national average.

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San Marcos median earnings by income bracket

San Marcos employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%0.5%
Manufacturing sector7.6%0.6%
Financial & insurance services2.2%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services23.8%21.2%
Public administration1.7%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%1.3%
Education, health & social services18.5%32.4%

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San Marcos, TX51,289$27,26149%

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East Hartford, CT51,211$50,3556%
Albany, OR51,210$45,47815%
Lakewood, OH51,434$45,09816%
Richland, WA51,116$69,37230%
San Marcos, TX51,289$27,26149%
Source: The San Marcos, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.