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San Marcos city, Texas

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Table

San Marcos city, Texas
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
68,580
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
68,580
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
67,290
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
1.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 67,553
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 44,894
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
13.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
9.4%
Female persons, percent
53.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
78.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
6.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
7.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
41.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
45.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 2,829
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 9.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 29.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $185,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,530
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $537
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,099
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 23,769
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 66.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 27.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 94.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 77.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 34.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 8.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 65.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 61.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 288,175
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 413,193
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 111,962
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,612,425
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $56,785
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 22.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $42,030
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $21,920
Persons in poverty, percent
28.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,196
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 511
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 207
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 204
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 659
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 802
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,898.0
Population per square mile, 2010 1,485.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 35.59
Land area in square miles, 2010 30.22
FIPS Code 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.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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