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San Antonio, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of San Antonio is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bexar County at latitude 29.4241 and longitude -98.4936. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The formal official name is the City of San Antonio, but most people and references simply refer to it as San Antonio, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for San Antonio indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for San Antonio: San Antonio de Bejar.

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San Antonio, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,367,703
Population in Households 1,339,817
Population in Familes 1,087,542
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,886
Population Density1 2,967
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 497,517
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 326,844
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 543,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270,498 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 227,020 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 45,792 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $166,581
Average Home Value $210,266


Median Household Income $44,036
Average Household Income $62,185
Per Capita Income $22,982
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.71% 1.11%
Households 0.86% 1.2%
Families 0.64% 1.04%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   3.31%
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.

San Antonio, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Antonio to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 2 100th
Population Density1 # 160 91st
Diversity Index2 # 195 89th
Median Household Income # 839 52nd
Per Capita Income # 719 59th

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