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Texas; San Marcos city, Texas

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Table

Texas
San Marcos city, Texas
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.9%
7.5%
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
29,527,941
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
29,145,505
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
1.3%
NA
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 29,145,505 67,553
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 25,145,561 44,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.9%
4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.5%
13.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.9%
7.5%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
51.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
78.7%
84.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.9%
6.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.2%
2.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
39.7%
43.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
41.2%
46.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,453,450 2,587
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 17.0% 9.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11,283,353 X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 62.0% 29.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $172,500 $171,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,606 $1,510
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $514 $544
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,045 $1,064
Building permits, 2020 230,503 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 9,691,647 23,154
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.85 2.45
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 84.4% 67.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 35.5% 28.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 91.0% 94.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 81.9% 74.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 83.7% 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 29.9% 33.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.9% 7.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
20.8%
17.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 64.2% 67.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 57.8% 62.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 54,480,811 215,611
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 145,035,130 355,121
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 702,603,073 687,584
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 356,116,376 1,501,912
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,666 $30,038
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 26.6 22.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $61,874 $40,370
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $31,277 $21,598
Persons in poverty, percent
13.4%
32.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 609,476 X
Total employment, 2019 11,104,054 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 611,142,429 X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 2.9% X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,514,301 X
All firms, 2012 2,356,748 3,544
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,251,696 1,829
Women-owned firms, 2012 866,678 1,152
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,070,392 1,108
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,224,845 2,076
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 213,590 316
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,057,218 2,821
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 96.3 1,485.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 261,231.71 30.22
FIPS Code 48 4865600
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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