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Helotes, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Helotes had a population of 8,393 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Helotes is located at latitude 29.5692 and longitude -98.6936 in Bexar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Helotes (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Helotes (GNIS ID: 2410736) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Helotes is located within San Antonio Northwest Division of Bexar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Helotes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Helotes, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,393
Daytime Population: Workers 2,834
Daytime Population: Residents 4,249
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,083
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 8,393
Population in Familes 7,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,276
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $107,809
Average Household Income $137,618
Per Capita Income $46,784


Total Housing Units 2,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,404 (87.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 338 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 0.5%)
Median Home Value $292,629
Average Home Value $346,692


Total Households 2,742
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 2,235
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.86% 2.9%
Households 1.62% 2.78%
Families 0.94% 2.78%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Helotes, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Helotes to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 288 84th
Population Density # 563 68th
Diversity Index # 522 70th
Median Household Income # 74 96th
Per Capita Income # 97 95th

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