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San Marcos is a city in Hays County, in the Austin-Round Rock metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of San Marcos is 29.883N. The longitude is -97.941W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 617 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 43,007.
Sections below provide additional information and links about San Marcos demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hays County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Austin-Round Rock area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78656 ZIP code.
15% of San Marcos residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Marcos ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Marcos was $13,468, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of San Marcos residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in San Marcos include Belvin Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in San Marcos, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $548. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $945.
Libraries in San Marcos include Alkek Library, San Marcos Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in San Marcos include San Marcos Daily Record
Hays County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our San Marcos political report.
The average commute time for San Marcos workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Marcos between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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