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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Marcos, TX - 34 Rentals available

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San Marcos, TX Demographics

  • Total Population72,866
  • Female 35,945
    Male 36,921
  • Median Age24.5

Average Rent in San Marcos, TX

  • San Marcos, TX Average Rental Price, January 2019$1,429/mo

San Marcos, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7003%
  • $701-$1,00027%
  • $1,001-$1,50036%
  • $1,501-$2,00015%
  • > $2,00020%

San Marcos, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Jan / 2016 May / 2016 Sept / 2016 Jan / 2017 May / 2017 Sept / 2017 Jan / 2018 May / 2018 Jan / 2019
San Marcos, TX $1,314 $1,334 $1,368 $1,381 $1,399 $1,404 $1,419 $1,421 $1,429
National $1,290 $1,319 $1,334 $1,329 $1,354 $1,366 $1,366 $1,381 $1,396
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San Marcos, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households25,565
  • Family 11,819
    Non-family 13,746
  • Children 5,938
    No Children 19,627
  • Average People Per Household2.53
  • Median Household Income$34,240
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$917

San Marcos, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School29%
  • Some College40%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree15%
  • Graduate Degree5%

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX

Upgrading to a 3 bedroom apartment can have its pros and cons. Most renters who are looking for a three bedroom rental is because they need extra space for a home office, or for a child. This size apartment is also practical to share with roommates as it actually saves money on rent when 3 or 4 people get together to rent a 3 bedroom unit. They are very spacious, averaging around 1,064 Sqft. Or you can get even more space if you select “3+” beds in the top menu. The only down side is that they cost more. In San Marcos, TX, rents on 3 bedroom apartments go up to $1,870. 10 rental properties offer 3 bedroom units in San Marcos, TX to choose from. You are more likely to find 3 bedroom apartments in primarily residential neighborhoods, away from business districts and urban cores.

Tips on finding a cheap 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX

For most renters, the cost of rent is the major pain point. The larger the apartment, the more money comes out of their pocket. For that reason, cheap 3 bedroom apartments are in high demand and hard to come by. Though rent prices can go as low as $580 in San Marcos, TX, the market is still tight. But with a little diligence and some handy search tools, you will find an affordable apartment. Try an area that’s further away from the main city attractions, or try an older building that may have cheaper apartments and a ton of charm. Try searching in more affordable neighborhoods, like San Marcos City or another nearby. Sometimes lower-priced residential areas have diversity and ethnic authenticity that lend them a lot of character and color.