See yourself in Greater San Marcos.
Here, the sun shines almost year-round while still providing a subtle shift in seasons.
The region is home to seven diverse communities where there is something for everyone. You can choose to live in a denser, urban area, the peaceful Hill Country or a barbeque mecca. The region provides families a host of fun events while still being home to one of the "best places to retire" (Forbes) and one of the “best cities for singles” (Livability.com).
The San Marcos area offers a beautiful natural setting, featuring spring-fed, crystal clear rivers and lakes, with things to do for all ages. From world-class shopping at the largest outlet malls in the U.S. to live music and cultural arts, to outdoor activities like tubing the rivers and Glass-Bottom Boat, Kayak, and SUP’ Tours.
Our region offers the cachet of Austin without the cost. In fact, San Marcos is the 3rd most affordable city in Texas and housing costs are 38 percent less than Austin. There is also no personal or corporate income tax in Texas.
K-12 schools are top notch with STEM focused options and increasingly competing with graduation rates of highly ranked schools from major metros.
Doing business in the heart of the Austin-San Antonio Innovation Corridor comes with a tremendous quality of life that rivals other cities at an affordable cost.