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    a kitchen with a large island with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances at Beacon at Hymeadow, Maxwell, TX the enclave at homecoming terra vista bedroom at Beacon at Hymeadow, Maxwell, TX, 78656
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    839 Delta Crest, Maxwell, TX 78656
    43 Units available
    3 BEDS $1,850+
    4 BEDS $2,299
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    5/5 Anonymous on Nov 17, 2023

    Very much enjoying the new place in a nice quite area

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Aug 29, 2023

    We love this place, except for the many spiders that find their way inside and offleashed dogs that have charged at us twice now. Location is great, on the outskirts of a busy city, but close enough with a short commute anywhere in town. Rent isn't bad for a 3BR house, however I expect prices to go up once tesla finishes building close by.

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    a kitchen with white cabinets and a granite counter top at Beacon at Bunton Creek, Texas a bedroom with a large bed and a ceiling fan at Beacon at Bunton Creek, Kyle, 78640
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    133 Wren Lane, Kyle, TX 78640
    17 Units available
    3 BEDS $2,099
    4 BEDS $2,204+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Jul 24, 2023

    Great place to rent from, quick for any problem and always responsive

    5/5 Anonymous on May 12, 2023

    The house is nice and the neighborhood is quiet.

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    1350 Sadler Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,240+
    2 BEDS $1,350+
    3 BEDS $1,675+
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    250 South Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,115+
    2 BEDS $1,445+
    3 BEDS $1,550+
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    1650 River Road, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,150+
    2 BEDS $1,325+
    3 BEDS $1,699+
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    490 Barnes Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
    Studio $1,221+
    1 BED $1,236+
    2 BEDS $1,591+
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    839 Delta Crest, Maxwell, TX 78656
    3 BEDS $1,850+
    4 BEDS $2,299
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    1811 Medical Pkwy, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,177+
    2 BEDS $1,403+
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    1011 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,099+
    2 BEDS $1,399+
    3 BEDS $1,750
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    112 West Avenue, San Marcos, TX 78666
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    1805 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $955
    2 BEDS $625+
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    133 Wren Lane, Kyle, TX 78640
    3 BEDS $2,099
    4 BEDS $2,204+
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    1900 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,035+
    2 BEDS $1,210+
    3 BEDS $1,430+
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    191 Cotter Ave, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,298+
    2 BEDS $1,679+
    3 BEDS $2,055+
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    1271 Sadler Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,438+
    2 BEDS $1,481+
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    1451 Sadler Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,150+
    2 BEDS $1,550+
    3 BEDS $1,899+
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    305 Fremont Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
    3 BEDS $1,899
    4 BEDS $2,349+
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    421 W. San Antonio St., C2, San Marcos, TX 78666
    1 BED $1,250
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    1951 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
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    1 BED $1,100+
    2 BEDS $1,200+
    3 BEDS $1,320+
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    508 Labrador Blvd, San Marcos, TX 78666
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    1075 Vaughn, Kyle, TX 78640
    1 BED $1,430+
    2 BEDS $2,224+
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    20400 Marketplace Ave, Kyle, TX 78640
    1 BED $1,275+
    2 BEDS $1,685+
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    4925 Cromwell Dr, Kyle, TX 78640
    1 BED $970
    2 BEDS $1,380+
    3 BEDS $1,905+
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    187 Pebble Creek Run, New Braunfels, TX 78130
    3 BEDS $1,845
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    1050 Wittenburgh, Kyle, TX 78640
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Average rent in San Marcos, TX

$1,759/mo San Marcos, TX average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in San Marcos, TX is $1,759.

    San Marcos, TX apartment rent ranges

    About 27% of apartment rents in San Marcos, TX range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 27% of apartments. Around 37% of San Marcos’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 9% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    San Marcos, TX rent trends

    Getting around in San Marcos, TX

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    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 15, Bike Score®: 23

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in San Marcos, TX last updated?

    Prices and availability in San Marcos, TX were last updated on 16 Apr 2024.

    What are the best apartments in San Marcos, TX?

    The best apartments in San Marcos, TX are: The Fitzroy San Marcos, The Grand at Stonecreek, Riverside Ranch Apartments, Springmarc and The Atlantic Palazzo.

    What is the average rent in San Marcos, TX?

    The average rent in San Marcos, TX is $1,759. Start your search for apartments in San Marcos, TX now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in San Marcos, TX?

    The price range for a studio apartment in San Marcos, TX is between $1,221 and $2,351. View all studio apartments in San Marcos, TX.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX is between $955 and $2,613. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in San Marcos, TX now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX is between $625 and $3,083. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, TX is between $1,320 and $4,498. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in San Marcos, TX.

    What type of rental buildings are in San Marcos, TX?

    In San Marcos 74% of the housing is rented out compared to 26% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 19% of San Marcos’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 63% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 16% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in San Marcos, TX?

    The average age of rental buildings in San Marcos is 21 years old, with 64% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 96% are garden-style apartment communities, 7% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in San Marcos, TX?

    Studio apartments in San Marcos are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 30% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 39% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Renter's guide to San Marcos, TX

    Put yourself in good company in San Marcos. It's a vibrant community nestled in the heart of Texas, right between San Antonio and Austin. Business Insider ranked San Marcos #9 on their list of the 10 Most Exciting Small Cities in America, while Business Week named it one of the best places to raise your kids. The city is 30 square-miles, which is 15 times smaller than San Antonio and 9 times smaller than Austin. But you can always take a quick trip to either city, since they're only 55 and 42 miles away respectively. The weather here can get pretty hot in the summer, with temperatures reaching into the mid-90s. Average winter temperatures are in the mid-60s and occasionally drop into the 30s at night. San Marcos receives around 36 inches of rain per year, which is fairly average for the United States.

    Tips for renting in San Marcos, TX

    Ready to call San Marcos your home? You’ll love it here! First though, let's take a moment to look at some of the things to keep in mind.

    Firstly, take time to research and visit the area, preferably two or more days in order to see what the pros and cons are.

    Secondly, after you did your research, meet with the landlord and prepare a list of questions in advance. This will help you decide if the apartment would be the perfect fit for you and your needs.

    And finally, read the lease agreement in its entirety and address any concerns you might have.

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    Living in San Marcos, TX

    San Marcos is a great place to call home. Bars and nightclubs downtown are perfect for weekends out, and the city's parks have everything you need to enjoy a day outdoors. Shoppers flock to the outlet malls, while foodies have a field day at any of the BBQ joints. Residents never fall short of things to do.

    Texas State University provides NCAA Division I level sports for those who love a good game. And if you're in the mood to see the pros, the San Antonio Spurs are less than an hour away.

    Living in San Marcos does have a few drawbacks. Things can get a little hectic around town during the school year, when all the Texas State University students are around. But once they go home for the summer, you've got San Marcos at the end of your fingertips.

    Things to do in San Marcos, TX

    How does tubing on the 72-degree San Marcos River sound? It's a great way to spend a day with the family. San Marcos also has over 2,000 acres of parks, including the Rio Vista Park, where you can kayak along the river, enjoy a picnic with the family, or take a leisurely hike.

    The city is also home to a Tanger Outlet Mall and a Premium Outlet Mall, providing hundreds of brand name stores for shoppers. The outlet mall draws so many visitors during peak times, that it may feel like San Marcos' population triples!

    Heading downtown, you'll find boutique stores by day, and restaurants and night clubs by night. Taste maple bacon ice cream at Rhea's Ice Cream, then buy a unique gift at the Paper Bear. There are many events held here too, like Corndog Day in March and a downtown Trick or Treat for the kids during Halloween.

    The NBA's San Antonio Spurs are just a short drive away, but you'll also want to check out the local minor league baseball teams, including the Round Rock Express in Austin and the Missions in San Antonio.

    Things to do

    The NBA's San Antonio Spurs are just a short drive away, but you'll also want to check out the local minor league baseball teams, including the Round Rock Express in Austin and the Missions in San Antonio.

    There's plenty of music, culture, and entertainment to enjoy in San Antonio and Austin as well. Or just spend the day in San Marcos, floating down the San Marcos or Bronco Rivers with your friends or family.

    Things to do

    San Marcos, TX employment & economy

    San Marcos has many thriving industries, including advanced manufacturing and materials, aviation and aerospace, clean tech, and more. The city's proximity to Austin, San Antonio, and several regional airports is creating tremendous growth.

    That's one of the reasons San Marcos enjoys a much lower unemployment rate than the rest of Texas.

    Education in San Marcos, TX

    San Marcos is home to Texas State University, whose most famous alumnus is U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson. The university offers nearly 100 bachelor degrees, plus another 100 graduate and doctoral programs. It also ranked 14th in the country for total bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students.

    You can find Austin Community College nearby as well, if you'd prefer a two-year degree.

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