Windcrest, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Windcrest, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Windcrest had a population of 5,880 as of July 1, 2017. Windcrest ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Windcrest is located at latitude 29.5148 and longitude -98.3813 in Bexar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Windcrest (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 791 feet.

The City of Windcrest (GNIS ID: 2412280) 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 Windcrest is located within San Antonio Northeast Division of Bexar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Windcrest 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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Windcrest, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,880
Daytime Population: Workers 5,133
Daytime Population: Residents 3,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,611
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.46
Population in Households 5,680
Population in Familes 4,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 200
Population Density2 2,730
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $73,298
Average Household Income $98,185
Per Capita Income $41,126


Total Housing Units 2,603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,888 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 557 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $181,811
Average Home Value $191,459


Total Households 2,445
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,642
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 1.27% 1.27%
Households 1.02% 1.24%
Families 0.56% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Windcrest, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Windcrest 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 # 367 79th
Population Density # 186 89th
Diversity Index # 342 80th
Median Household Income # 228 87th
Per Capita Income # 143 92nd

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