San Marcos, Texas, the fastest-growing city in the U.S.
- U.S. Census Bureau, May 2013


Economic Growth in Hays and Caldwell Counties, Texas
The Greater San Marcos Region is ideally located on the IH-35 corridor just 30 miles south of Austin and 40 miles north of San Antonio, two of the fastest growing MSAs in the United States and the fastest growing region in Texas. The Greater San Marcos Region represents the lower half of the Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos MSA, which includes all of Hays and Caldwell Counties. The cities of Buda, Kyle, Dripping Springs, San Marcos, Wimberley, Lockhart and Luling are within the two county jurisdiction.
San Marcos is ranked as the fastest growing city in the U.S. and the Greater San Marcos Region is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Texas has been ranked as the No. 1 state in the country for job growth over the past five years.

The Greater San Marcos Region is investing in our future, building better infrastructure and developing our human capitol so we can continue to maintain our competitive advantage in an era of dynamic growth.

The Greater San Marcos Region offers a robust environment for a wide variety of businesses and industries – one that supports entrepreneurship and innovation while also providing established firms and organizations with a climate that supports success.