San Antonio, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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San Antonio, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of San Antonio is the 2nd largest city in Texas with a population of 1,457,400 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (GNIS ID: 2411774) 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, 2018)


Total Population 1,457,400
Population in Households 1,428,650
Population in Familes 1,164,353
Population in Group Qrtrs 28,750
Population Density2 3,162
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $50,296
Average Household Income $70,019
Per Capita Income $25,902


Total Housing Units 562,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277,384 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 250,698 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34,093 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $139,562
Average Home Value $186,221


Total Households 528,081
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 344,812
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.14% 1.23%
Households 1.17% 1.27%
Families 0.98% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

San Antonio, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Antonio to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 146 92nd
Diversity Index # 219 88th
Median Household Income # 750 57th
Per Capita Income # 713 59th

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