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Alamo Heights, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Alamo Heights had a population of 7,759 as of July 1, 2017. Alamo Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alamo Heights is located at latitude 29.483 and longitude -98.4674 in Bexar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alamo Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The City of Alamo Heights (GNIS ID: 2409671) 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 Alamo Heights is located within San Antonio Central Division of Bexar County.

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


Total Population 7,759
Daytime Population: Workers 5,466
Daytime Population: Residents 4,007
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,473
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 7,438
Population in Familes 5,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 321
Population Density2 4,214
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $124,682
Average Household Income $189,888
Per Capita Income $81,984


Total Housing Units 3,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,187 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,096 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $496,419
Average Home Value $609,396


Total Households 3,283
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,942
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 1.37% 1.45%
Households 1.28% 1.45%
Families 1.08% 1.28%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

Alamo Heights, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamo Heights 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 # 302 83rd
Population Density # 84 95th
Diversity Index # 1136 35th
Median Household Income # 42 98th
Per Capita Income # 19 99th

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