San Marcos Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

San Marcos Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
67,553

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.3%
5 - 17:
9.6%
18 - 24:
38.6%
25 - 34:
17.2%
35 - 54:
17.0%
55 - 64:
5.8%
Over 65 Years:
7.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
31.8%
31.8%
High School Graduates
87.3%
87.3%
College Graduated
33.5%
33.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

San Marcos
$21,598
$21,598
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

San Marcos
$40,370
$40,370
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
32.1%

Employment Industries in San Marcos

 
Retail
18.0%
18.0%
Accommodation
16.7%
16.7%
Education
14.8%
14.8%
Healthcare
10.8%
10.8%
Construction
7.3%
7.3%
Manufacturing
5.1%
5.1%
Administration
3.3%
3.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.0%
3.0%
Other
3.0%
3.0%
Transportation
2.8%
2.8%
Public Service
2.8%
2.8%
Finance
2.8%
2.8%
Information Technology
2.2%
2.2%
Arts
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
46.2%
46.2%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
43.1%
43.1%
Black or African American
6.2%
6.2%
Asian
2.5%
2.5%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.8%
1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
11.4%
11.4%
English
5.8%
5.8%
Irish
5.7%
5.7%
Italian
2.5%
2.5%
French
2.1%
2.1%
Scottish
1.8%
1.8%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
European
1.5%
1.5%
Scots-Irish
1.1%
1.1%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
Czech
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
African
0.5%
0.5%
French Canadian
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Ukrainian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
71.4%
71.4%
Spanish
25.3%
25.3%
Langs. of India
0.6%
0.6%
Other Asian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born San Marcos Residents:
9.1%