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San Marcos
             
Jurisdiction Facts
Acres Square miles Incorporated
15,375 24.0 1963
Population Trends (1980 - 2010)
1980 1990 2000 2010
Total Population 17,479 38,974 54,977 83,781
Growth from Prior Period 123% 41% 52%
Population Characteristics (2000 and 2010 Census)
2000 2010 Percent of Difference
Total Numeric Percent
Hispanic 20,271 30,697 37% 10,426 51%
Non-Hispanic 34,706 53,084 63% 18,378 53%
White 29,617 40,736 49% 11,119 38%
Black 1,001 1,756 2% 755 75%
American Indian 214 255 < 1% 41 19%
Asian 2,503 7,363 9% 4,860 194%
Hawaiian & Pacific Islander 119 289 < 1% 170 143%
Other 40 196 < 1% 156 390%
Two or More Races 1,212 2,489 3% 1,277 105%
All Ethnic Groups 54,977 83,781 100% 28,804 52%
Median Household Income (2010 Estimates and 2000 Census)
2009 (current dollars) $60,903
2009 ($1999) $43,439
2000 ($1999) $45,854
Housing Characteristics (2010 Estimates)
Total Housing Units 27,744 100%
Occupied Housing Units 26,490 95%
Vacant 1,254 5%
Preliminary 2050 Regional Growth Forecast
% Change
2000 2020 2030 2040 2050 2000-2050
Population 54,977 90,794 101,238 104,505 105,546 90%
Housing 18,862 30,065 33,097 33,511 33,521 78%
Jobs (incl. military) 30,353 40,843 47,591 54,338 61,604 79%
Source: SANDAG   www.sandag.org last updated: October 2011