San Antonio, TX

Census Place

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2022 Population
1.45M
0.775% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.1
0.59% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.7%
0.466% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,593
8.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$198,000
18.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
694,269
1.62% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, San Antonio, TX had a population of 1.45M people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $59,593. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of San Antonio, TX grew from 1.43M to 1.45M, a 0.775% increase and its median household income grew from $55,084 to $59,593, a 8.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Antonio, TX are White (Hispanic) (34%), White (Non-Hispanic) (22.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (21.4%), Other (Hispanic) (9.07%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.09%).

None of the households in San Antonio, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.6% of the residents in San Antonio, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Antonio, TX are The University of Texas at San Antonio (229027) (7,702 degrees awarded in 2022), San Antonio College (3,310 degrees), and Northwest Vista College (420398) (2,794 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in San Antonio, TX was $198,000, and the homeownership rate was 51.9%.

Most people in San Antonio, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in San Antonio, TX was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Concepcion is designated as a National Historic Landmark and is part of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Catholic Mass is still held every Sunday.

Population & Diversity

San Antonio, TX is home to a population of 1.45M people, from which 91.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.2% of San Antonio, TX residents were born outside of the country (205k people).

In 2022, there were 1.51 times more White (Hispanic) residents (492k people) in San Antonio, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 327k White (Non-Hispanic) and 309k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.6%
2022 Citizenship
91.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.6% of San Antonio, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in San Antonio, TX was 91.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Antonio, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    492k ± 9.84k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    327k ± 4.32k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    309k ± 9.08k
65.8%
Hispanic Population
952k people

In 2022, there were 1.51 times more White (Hispanic) residents (492k people) in San Antonio, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 327k White (Non-Hispanic) and 309k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

65.8% of the people in San Antonio, TX are hispanic (952k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in San Antonio, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Texas.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
205k people
14.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
204k people

As of 2022, 14.2% of San Antonio, TX residents (205k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Antonio, TX was 14.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    31,238 ± 1,741
  2. Vietnam
    22,819 ± 1,119
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    17,155 ± 1,251

San Antonio, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of San Antonio, TX employs 694k people. The largest industries in San Antonio, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (94,905 people), Retail Trade (79,192 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (70,539 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,870), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,039), and Public Administration ($58,004).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

694k
2022 Value
± 8,024
1.62%
1 Year growth
± 1.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Antonio, TX grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 683k employees to 694k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Antonio, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (91,068 people), Sales & Related Occupations (71,812 people), and Management Occupations (61,514 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Antonio, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

694k
2022 Value
± 8,024
1.62%
1 Year growth
± 1.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Antonio, TX grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 683k employees to 694k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Antonio, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (94,905 people), Retail Trade (79,192 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (70,539 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Antonio, TX, though some of these residents may live in San Antonio, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,923
Median earning men ± $512
$33,391
Median earning women ± $549

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($66,954), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,487), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,999).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,136), Public Administration ($48,806), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,102).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in San Antonio, TX awarded 31,825 degrees. The student population of San Antonio, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 52,994 male students and 77,813 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Antonio, TX are Hispanic or Latino (18,716 and 59.7%), followed by White (7,228 and 23.1%), Black or African American (2,595 and 8.28%), and Asian (1,237 and 3.95%).

The largest universities in San Antonio, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas at San Antonio (229027) (7,702 and 24.2%), San Antonio College (3,310 and 10.4%), and Northwest Vista College (420398) (2,794 and 8.78%).

The most popular majors in San Antonio, TX are General Studies (6,386 and 20.1%), Registered Nursing (1,533 and 4.82%), and General Business Administration & Management (1,411 and 4.43%).

The median tuition costs in San Antonio, TX are $32,440 for private four year colleges, and $6,326 and $18,426 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in San Antonio, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 130,807 (40.5% men and 59.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 130,807 students enrolled in San Antonio, TX, 40.5% men and 59.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 81,806 records, of which 61.3% were women and 38.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 778 degrees awarded
  2. 653 degrees awarded
  3. 575 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in San Antonio, TX was General Psychology with 778 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in San Antonio, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,702 degrees awarded
  2. 3,310 degrees awarded
  3. 2,794 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas at San Antonio (229027) with 7,702 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 12,596 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Antonio, TX, which is 0.655 times less than the 19,229 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 18,716 degrees mean that there were 2.59 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 7,228 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($32,440) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,634) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,150) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Antonio, TX was $198,000 in 2022, which is 0.702 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $167,700 to $198,000, a 18.1% increase. The homeownership rate in San Antonio, TX is 51.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in San Antonio, TX have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Antonio, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in San Antonio, TX is $59,593. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in San Antonio, TX was Census Tract 1915.04 with a value of $225,556, followed by Census Tract 1914.12 and Census Tract 1821.02, with respective values of $202,417 and $162,869.

Property

$198,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,388
$281,930
Median Property Taxes
±$4,256

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In San Antonio, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in San Antonio, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

51.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.9% of the housing units in San Antonio, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1915.04
  2. Census Tract 1914.12
  3. Census Tract 1821.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Antonio, TX was Census Tract 1915.04 with a value of $225,556, followed by Census Tract 1914.12 and Census Tract 1821.02, with respective values of $202,417 and $162,869.

The following map shows all of the places in San Antonio, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,593
Median Household Income
± $847
543k
Number of Households
± 6,599

In 2022, the median household income of the 543k households in San Antonio, TX grew to $59,593 from the previous year's value of $55,084.

The following chart displays the households in San Antonio, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Antonio, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.77%)

In 2022, 72.2% of workers in San Antonio, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.2%) and those who worked at home (9.77%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Antonio, TX have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.8% of the workforce in San Antonio, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in San Antonio, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in San Antonio, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Antonio, TX (252k out of 1.42M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Antonio, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

82.3% of the population of San Antonio, TX has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 8.32% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 3.05% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bexar County, TX see 1309 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.683% decrease from the previous year (1318 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1108 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 495 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,309 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bexar County, TX

Primary care physicians in Bexar County, TX see an average of 1,309 patients per year. This represents a 0.683% decrease from the previous year (1,318 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bexar County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26% under 18 years, 25.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.7%
Uninsured
40.7%
Employer Coverage
17.8%
Medicaid
8.32%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
3.05%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Antonio, TX grew by 2.63% from 17.2% to 17.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Antonio, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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