San Antonio, TX

1,492,494 Population
461 square miles 3,122.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
5.4%
was 5.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in TX
Population Density
3,122.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.4%
was 48.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.7%
was 14.2%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
25.3%
was 25.6%
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
11.9%
was 11.3%
Ranked 25th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 3.7
Ranked 9th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
18.5%
was 19.6%
Ranked 37th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$48,183
was $45,399
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
46
46.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.4
was 5.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
587.2
was 630.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,029.5
was 5,715.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
544,975
was 538,533
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Median Rent
$924
was $829
Ranked 31st Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
2,118
was 4,643
 
Occupied Housing Units
498,154
was 493,102
 
Homeownership Rate
53.6%
was 53.2%
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
2,102
was 1,896
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,182.2
was 1,168.2
Ranked 13th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.8%
was 16.4%
Ranked 31st Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
16
was 2,747
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 2.8
Ranked 20th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.9
was 8.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 3.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.9%
was 90.4%
Ranked 28th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
77.9%
Ranked 28th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.4%
was 98.4%
Ranked 25th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.9%
was 82.2%
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.0%
was 25.8%
Ranked 31st Highest in TX

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