The Dominion Neighborhood has a population of nearly three thousand people. Many of San Antonio's upper class live in the neighborhood which is a gated community. The gate is manned 24-hours by professional guards and an electronic security network. Every home in the Dominion area is prewired for burglary, fire, and health protection. Because of the physical precautions the developers of Dominion have taken, the neighborhood is one of the safest spots in San Antonio. Entry into the neighborhood is guarded and restricted to residents and their acquaintances. The community begin to develop in the 1980's and has a long history of being home to some of the most expensive real estate in San Antonio. The area initially consisted of 1,200 acres and was owned by Anson Jones, the former president of the Texas Republic. The beautiful area of Dominion provides elevated lots for its stunning homes so that residents can have views of both the Hill Country and city. The Dominion Neighborhood is located about twenty minutes from the center of downtown San Antonio.
Many of the residents in the Dominion Neighborhood are white collar professionals that are well educated. The average income for residents in dominion exceeds $100,000 and some of the residents include famous celebrities, athletes, and politicians. Two famous residents of the Dominion Neighborhood included George Strait and wrestling superstar Steve Austin. The average price for a four bedroom home in the area costs about $700,000. There are some lower-priced, smaller properties in Dominion that start at $400,000, but many homes in the area easily exceed into the millions. Many of the homes in Dominion are single family homes and more than 70% of the residents consist of married couples.
The architectural beauty of the neighborhood garnered the privilege of hosting the 2004 Parade of Homes. The residents in Dominion take such pride in their neighborhood and homes that the Dominion Homeowners Association was established in 1983. The association is non-profit and has almost 1,100 members. An interesting aspect that the association has is the Apron Society which was formed in 2004. The society was created with a mission of providing for residents who couldn't take care of themselves due to an accident, illness, or death in the family. Various services such as visitations, pet care, meals, and transportation are offered to Dominion residents who need help.
The Dominion Neighborhood is especially known for its Country Club facility which ranked number one in the state of Texas. The country club is a carefully designed club with a world-class golf course. It is one of the most beautiful courses in the United States and has hosted PGA professionals and their tours for more than 17 years.
The Dominion Neighborhood is a prestigious golf club community that attracts the upper-class of San Antonio to its gates. The most popular subdivision located in Dominion is called the Sanctuary. The Sanctuary at the Dominion is considered an Oasis nestled inside the Dominion Neighborhood. The area offers additional privacy and natural beauty. Over thirty-three acres of man-made lakes contribute to the landscaping of the Dominion.