Cost of Living in San Marcos, Texas

7%
lower than national avg.
9%
Housing
1%
Utilities
14%
Groceries
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San Marcos, Texas's cost of living is 7% lower than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area. PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator can help you find out more about how your individual needs will factor in when beginning your research to figure out how much it would cost you to relocate.

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Cost of Living in San Marcos, Texas by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
San Marcos's housing expenses are 9% lower than the national average and the utility prices are 1% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 2% lower than the national average.
Median Home Price
$314,729
Median Rent
$985.91 / month
Energy Bill
$165.65 / month
Phone Bill
$176.58 / month
Gas
$2.56 / gallon
Food & Grocery
San Marcos has grocery prices that are 14% lower than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$2.86
Gallon of Milk
$1.67
Carton of Eggs
$1.56
Bunch of Bananas
$2.89
Hamburger
$3.65
Healthcare
Healthcare in San Marcos is 24% higher than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$136.95
Dentist Visit
$117.65
Optometrist Visit
$128.33
Rx Drug
$545.52
Veterinary Visit
$46.58