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The City of Terrell Hills had a population of 5,176 as of July 1, 2021. Terrell Hills 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 Terrell Hills is located at latitude 29.475 and longitude -98.4509 in Bexar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Terrell Hills encompass a land area of 1.64 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 Terrell Hills 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 Terrell Hills is located within San Antonio Central Division of Bexar County.

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Terrell Hills, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 5,176 (100%)
Population in Households 5,176 (100.0%)
Population in Families 4,470 (86.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 3,211
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $172,961
Average Household Income $239,407
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $91,073
Wealth Index5 366


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,753 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $640,284
Average Home Value $846,306
Housing Affordability Index3 124


Total Households 1,969
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,457
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.53% 0.79%
Households 0.55% 0.79%
Families 0.36% 0.68%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
Owner Occupied HU   0.95%

Terrell Hills, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terrell Hills to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 406 77th
Population Density # 146 92nd
Median Household Income # 16 99th
Housing Affordability Index # 302 17th
Per Capita Income # 14 99th
Diversity Index # 1094 37th

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