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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSan MarcosTexasNational
Income per capita$21,920$27,828$29,829
Median household income$42,030$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,435$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,228$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$25,493$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$13,474$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.9%16.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in San Marcos is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in San Marcos is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in San Marcos is 4% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in San Marcos is 91% higher than the national average

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      $28,017 $42,030 $84,060
      $36,481 $54,727 $109,454
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      San Marcos median earnings by income bracket

      San Marcos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.8%8.8%
      Manufacturing sector7.8%7.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.7%15.7%
      Public administration3.7%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%9.7%
      Education, health & social services17.6%17.6%

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      Mountain City, TX536$124,107124.3%
      Buda, TX16,484$84,07452.0%
      Kyle, TX45,828$75,41336.3%
      Mustang Ridge, TX1,229$74,53134.7%
      Staples, TX180$72,50031.1%
      San Marcos, TX64,053$42,03024.0%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Cheyenne, WY64,099$68,61124.0%
      South Hill, WA64,104$89,60062.0%
      Bellevue, NE63,970$70,64727.7%
      Youngstown, OH64,152$30,12945.5%
      Lake Elsinore, CA64,201$74,49034.6%
      San Marcos, TX64,053$42,03024.0%
      Source: The San Marcos, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).