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The City of San Antonio is the 2nd largest city in Texas with a population of 1,453,138 as of July 1, 2022. San Antonio 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 San Antonio is located at latitude 29.4241 and longitude -98.4936 in Bexar County. The formal boundaries for the City of San Antonio encompass a land area of 460.98 sq. miles and a water area of 5.73 sq. miles. Bexar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of San Antonio are located in Bexar County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Medina County.

The City of San Antonio 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 San Antonio is located within San Antonio Central Division of Bexar County.

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

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San Antonio, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,453,138 (100%)
Population in Households 1,427,098 (98.2%)
Population in Families 1,146,184 (78.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 26,040 ( 1.8%)
Population Density 2,915
Diversity Index2 84


Median Household Income $56,598
Average Household Income $80,284
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $30,349
Wealth Index5 63


Total HU (Housing Units) 605,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294,123 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 254,610 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 56,715 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $199,334
Average Home Value $233,188
Housing Affordability Index3 114


Total Households 548,732
Average Household Size 2.60
Family Households 347,005
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.58% 0.21%
Households 0.87% 0.36%
Families   0.30%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
Owner Occupied HU   0.60%

San Antonio, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Antonio to the other 1,861 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 Density # 177 91st
Median Household Income # 1049 44th
Housing Affordability Index # 404 22nd
Per Capita Income # 932 50th
Diversity Index # 88 95th

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