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Helotes, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Helotes had a population of 8,038 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Helotes, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,038
Population in Households 8,038
Population in Familes 7,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,222
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,642
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 2,150
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,303 (85.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $280,493
Average Home Value $333,666


Median Household Income $105,341
Average Household Income $130,515
Per Capita Income $44,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.46% 2.52%
Households 1.28% 2.41%
Families 0.47% 2.39%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

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, 2016 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 # 289 84th
Population Density1 # 585 67th
Diversity Index2 # 523 70th
Median Household Income # 73 96th
Per Capita Income # 94 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.