Bexar County TX Information

Bexar County TX: Information Overview

The Bexar County Section of the Texas gazetteer has 6 main navigation sections:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Bexar County ranks in comparison to its peer group of Texas Counties.
  2. The Cities section lists the incorporated cities, towns, villiages, boroughs and Census Designated Places (CDPs) within Bexar County in the first section and other populated places in the second section.
  3. The Maps section displays a Bexar County Boundary Map.
  4. The ZIP Codes section lists Standard ZIP Codes, Unique - Single Entity ZIP Codes and PO Box ZIP Codes for Bexar County and displays them on an interactive map. This page also lists the Default (Preferred) City Names associated with Bexar County ZIP Codes by the U.S. Postal Service. The top-level page in the ZIP Code section of the Texas gazetteer has search tools to: 1. find the city associated with a particular ZIP Code, and 2. find all the ZIP Codes for a particular city. It also has a tool that tells you which Texas Counties use a particular Area Code.
  5. The Features section lists the Physical Features, Cultural Features and Historic Features in Bexar County listed by the USGS in the Geographic Name Information System (GNIS). Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface. Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans. Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  6. The Schools section has School Profiles for both public and private Bexar County schools. The School Profiles have enrollment information and the profiles for the public schools include an attendance zone map (where applicable). In the top-level page of the school section of the Texas gazetteer, you can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  7. The Land section lists farm land, acreage and property for sale in Bexar County.

Bexar County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,812,192
Population in Households 1,770,249
Population in Familes 1,463,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 41,943
Population Density1 1,462
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 646,358
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 439,666
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 699,780
Owner Occupied HU 380,764
Renter Occupied HU 265,594
Vacant Housing Units 53,422
Median Home Value $178,363
Average Home Value $229,454


Median Household Income $49,853
Average Household Income $68,322
Per Capita Income $24,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.31% 1.58%
Households 1.41% 1.64%
Families 1.29% 1.57%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bexar County TX: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Bexar County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 99th
Population Density1 # 4 99th
Diversity Index2 # 22 92nd
Median Household Income # 72 72nd
Per Capita Income # 70 73rd