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Bexar County, Texas (TX)


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County population in 2012: 1,785,704 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 1,392,931 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 259,216
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 109,422
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 299,171
Renter-occupied apartments: 240,293 (it was 189,771 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

36%

Land area: 1247 sq. mi.
Water area: 9.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 1409 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bexar County: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.5%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bexar County, Texas:


Median resident age:  32.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years

Males: 840,840  (39.5%)
Females: 873,933  (60.5%)

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Bexar County,TX real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Bexar County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,382 ($38,328 in 1999)
This county:

$45382
Texas:

$48259

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $634 (lower quartile is $492, upper quartile is $828)
This county:

$634
State:

$632


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $119,500 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Bexar County:

$119,500
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,600 - $181,900

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $154,190
Here:

$154,190
State:

$177,060

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,035
Here:

$141,035
State:

$170,403

In 2-unit structures: $85,489
Here:

$85,489
State:

$137,980

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,110
Here:

$105,110
State:

$142,391

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,938
Here:

$141,938
State:

$168,745

Mobile homes: $63,692
Here:

$63,692
State:

$42,156

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,187
Here:

$7,187
State:

$34,447
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,259
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Institutionalized population: 15,632

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Bexar County, TX map from a distance

Health of residents in Bexar County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
72.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
88.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
64.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is more than average.
30.8% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,887 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,433 (1.6%)


Bexar County household income distribution in 2009 Bexar County home values distribution


Bexar County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.9%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.9%
Bexar County:

17.9%
Texas:

17.2%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 32 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 34 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: San Antonio, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bexar County is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.

Cities in this county include: San Antonio, Universal City, Converse, Leon Valley, Live Oak, Kirby, Alamo Heights, Lackland AFB, Timberwood Park, Windcrest.

Bexar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Bexar County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.107 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 22 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 72 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.bexar.tx.us

Click to draw/clear Bexar County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bexar County: Cassin Siding (A), Luckey Ranch (B), Rio Vista Farms (C), Straus Medina Ranch (D), Schertz Sportmans Club (E), Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority Water Treatment Facility (F), Martinez II Wastewater Treatment Facility (G), O W Somerset-J T Deely-J K Spruce Generating Complex (H), Deeley-Sommers Power Plant (I), Mendiola Downs (J), East Windmill (K), Kallison Ranch (L), Little Windmill (M), Moses Windmill (N), Wildcat Windmill (O), Zapeta Windmill (P), Burnet County Library System (Q), DeLeon City County Library (R), Geronimo Village Volunteer Fire Department Central Station (S), Harmony Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bexar County include: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (A), Saint Jerome Church (B), Parita Church (C), Thelma Tabernacle (D), Thelma Church (E), Fellowship Berean Bible Church (F), Borregos Chapel (G), Calvary Hills Baptist Church (H), Living Springs Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sociedad Cemetery (1), Mount Olive Cemetery (2), Cantu Cemetery (3), Heimsath Cemetery (4), Becker Cemetery (5), Arnold Cemetery (6), Cover Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Elm Waterhole (A), White Ranch Lake (B), Grothaus Lake (C), Pax Lake (D), Sewell Pond (E), Pond Number Twentytwo (F), Middleton Pond (G), German Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Hill Branch (A), Santa Clara Creek (B), Pecan Creek (C), Mustang Creek (D), Ranch Creek (E), Hondo Creek (F), Sherer Creek (G), Escondido Creek (H), Salado Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bexar County include: Mission Park (1), Blanco Road Park (2), Calaveras Lake Park (3), Crescent Bend Nature Park (4), Southside Stadium (5), Southwest Stadium (6), East Central Stadium (7), Government Canyon State Natural Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Atascosa County , Bandera County , Comal County , Guadalupe County , Kendall County , Medina County , Wilson County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 88,075
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 151,340 (42% naturalized citizens)

Bexar County:

10.9%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.7%

Bexar County marital status for males
Bexar County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bexar County with a mortgage: 182,291 (7,999 second mortgage, 9,311 home equity loan, 164 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 85,763

Here:

68.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.14%
Here65.1%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 907,309
Total congregations: 692

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents574,108 (63.3%)119,661 (13.2%)44,510 (4.9%)41,148 (4.5%)13,170 (1.5%)
Congregations92 (13.3%)152 (22.0%)7 (1.0%)60 (8.7%)29 (4.2%)
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishChurches of ChristOther
Adherents12,587 (1.4%)11,747 (1.3%)11,000 (1.2%)10,886 (1.2%)68,492 (7.5%)
Congregations20 (2.9%)32 (4.6%)5 (0.7%)41 (5.9%)254 (36.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Bexar County - San Antonio, Universal City, Converse, Leon Valley, Live Oak

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 162
This county:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 19
Bexar County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 181
Bexar County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,073
Bexar County:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
Texas:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bexar County:

16.8%
State:

15.7%


Agriculture in Bexar County:

Average size of farms: 185 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,844
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $799.20
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.45%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,387
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,886
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.01
Corn for grain: 13185 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8626 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 774 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 49 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,164 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 715 acres

Tornado activity:

Bexar County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 3.2 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 65 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/19/2002, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 30 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bexar County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Bexar County center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Bexar County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Bexar County (%):





Bexar County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 460,413 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 89,412 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19,427 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 81 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 90 (0%)
  • Railroad: 46 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 30 (0%)
  • Taxi: 415 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 727 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 924 (0%)
  • Walked: 15,225 (3%)
  • Other means: 5,859 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 15,211 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Bexar County, Texas in 2000:

People in group quarters in Bexar County, Texas in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $46,941.

6.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Texas average:

8.37%


0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,539 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.28%
Texas average:

0.20%

2.98% relocated from other counties in Texas ($17,267 average AGI)
3.24% relocated from other states ($23,142 average AGI)
Bexar County:

3.24%
Texas average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($41,015 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.21% ($39,351)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.20% ($18,606)
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.18% ($36,025)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($36,116)
from Comal County, TX  0.15% ($37,408)
from Nueces County, TX  0.14% ($35,912)


5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Texas average:

7.44%


0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,650 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.22%
Texas average:

0.11%

2.86% relocated to other counties in Texas ($22,487 average AGI)
2.19% relocated to other states ($19,822 average AGI)
Bexar County:

2.19%
Texas average:

2.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.31% ($46,524 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.25% ($37,566)
to Harris County, TX  0.23% ($38,614)
to Comal County, TX  0.22% ($64,944)
to Dallas County, TX  0.12% ($45,555)
to Wilson County, TX  0.11% ($44,584)
to Medina County, TX  0.10% ($42,413)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.1

Births per 1000 population in Bexar County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Bexar County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bexar County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 170,645 (144,155 aged, 26,490 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15939.8
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 378.590
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40251.81

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1709.400
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 704.240
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.52

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.44
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 7516.152

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 76.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 44.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 11.0
  • Suffocation - 3.7
  • Other - 17.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 51.5
  • Suffocation - 22.5
  • Poisoning - 18.6
  • Other - 7.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,672,772

Size of family households: 144,999 2-persons, 98,313 3-persons, 87,164 4-persons, 48,393 5-persons, 21,344 6-persons, 16,143 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 154,009 1-person, 31,693 2-persons, 4,340 3-persons, 1,804 4-persons, 444 5-persons, 166 6-persons, 119 7-or-more-persons.

56.8% of residents of Bexar County speak English at home.
40.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $12,574,848,000 ($8417 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,022,397,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,137,656,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,664,551,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,450,000
Federal grants: $1,814,831,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,594,529,000 ($2,168,978,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,343,831,000 ($1,842,578,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,554,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,698,769,000
Federal Government insurance: $639,071,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 128,561
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 51,095
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24,737
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +24,958
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bexar County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 230.99 millions of gallons per day (100% from ground, 0% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Bexar County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 582
  • 2 rooms: 5,246
  • 3 rooms: 18,279
  • 4 rooms: 24,469
  • 5 rooms: 71,225
  • 6 rooms: 77,737
  • 7 rooms: 50,432
  • 8 rooms: 27,908
  • 9+ rooms: 23,293
  • 1 room: 12,852
  • 2 rooms: 26,673
  • 3 rooms: 41,686
  • 4 rooms: 42,239
  • 5 rooms: 36,498
  • 6 rooms: 18,063
  • 7 rooms: 7,412
  • 8 rooms: 2,870
  • 9+ rooms: 1,478
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bexar County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3,066
  • 1 bedroom: 12,877
  • 2 bedrooms: 55,982
  • 3 bedrooms: 158,143
  • 4 bedrooms: 60,998
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8,105
  • no bedroom: 15,240
  • 1 bedroom: 67,510
  • 2 bedrooms: 62,508
  • 3 bedrooms: 35,721
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,903
  • 5+ bedrooms: 889
Cars and other vehicles available in Bexar County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 14,174
  • 1 vehicle: 86,027
  • 2 vehicles: 138,049
  • 3 vehicles: 45,935
  • 4 vehicles: 11,645
  • 5+ vehicles: 3,341
  • no vehicle: 32,781
  • 1 vehicle: 96,048
  • 2 vehicles: 50,520
  • 3 vehicles: 8,327
  • 4 vehicles: 1,412
  • 5+ vehicles: 683

53% of Bexar County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Texas.

Bexar County:

52.7%
State average:

51.6%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $72,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bexar County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.7%)
  • Electricity (40.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Electricity (62.8%)
  • Utility gas (35.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16,885
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6,858
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15,011
Here:

20.3%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Bexar County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Bexar County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


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Bexar County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Bexar County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bexar County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 277 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10,669$152,5085,631$175,99316,608$158,1682,048$42,37639$2,556,9231,658$121,431199$71,704
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED534$148,489603$154,0082,251$145,465471$32,6903$15,931,000170$126,465126$52,206
APPLICATIONS DENIED2,008$145,3961,288$129,6358,055$133,6853,499$30,78810$427,500897$85,550265$52,506
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1,505$156,031986$171,7384,724$151,949648$49,8124$7,495,500495$114,54340$83,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS192$142,740159$150,164960$148,04981$54,1230$0101$106,35618$55,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 216 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,059$189,281511$188,30733$178,5151$107,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED230$189,270171$198,58526$132,3080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED127$179,677118$202,3567$126,4290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN72$187,15349$181,5312$87,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS43$171,58111$184,18217$128,8240$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Bexar County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5,28278.0 years
John4,29673.0 years
Maria3,86677.1 years
William3,79274.4 years
Robert3,54869.7 years
James3,33371.4 years
Charles2,31172.6 years
Jose2,29171.7 years
George2,18573.4 years
Joe1,94170.2 years
Most common last names in Bexar County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez3,12172.4 years
Rodriguez3,08372.8 years
Garcia2,98572.5 years
Hernandez2,22171.7 years
Smith1,86475.9 years
Garza1,76273.4 years
Gonzales1,65571.7 years
Flores1,58972.9 years
Lopez1,53071.7 years
Perez1,36171.5 years
Businesses in Bexar County, TX
NameCountNameCount
ALDO4Jamba Juice4
AMF Bowling3JoS. A. Bank3
AT&T29Johnny Rockets1
Abercrombie & Fitch2Jones New York23
Abercrombie Kids2Journeys6
Aeropostale7KFC20
Aerosoles1Kincaid1
American Eagle Outfitters9Knights Inn3
Ann Taylor6Kohl's3
Apple Store2La Quinta17
Applebee's5La-Z-Boy3
Arby's10Lane Bryant7
Ascend Collection1Lane Furniture33
Ashley Furniture3LensCrafters7
AutoZone38Little Caesars Pizza33
Avenue5Long John Silver's10
Bakers3Lowe's10
Bally Total Fitness4Macy's7
Banana Republic4Marriott28
Baskin-Robbins13Marshalls6
Bath & Body Works10MasterBrand Cabinets5
Bebe2Maurices1
Bed Bath & Beyond4McDonald's83
Ben & Jerry's3Men's Wearhouse4
Best Western12Microtel2
Blockbuster24Motel 69
Brooks Brothers1Motherhood Maternity10
Brookstone2New Balance17
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1New York & Co5
Budget Car Rental3Nike63
Burger King27Nordstrom2
CVS28Office Depot13
Cache2OfficeMax8
CarMax1Old Navy7
Casual Male XL3Olive Garden7
Catherines4Outback3
Charlotte Russe3Outback Steakhouse3
Chick-Fil-A19Pac Sun5
Chico's5Panda Express16
Chipotle7Panera Bread4
Chuck E. Cheese's4Papa John's Pizza17
Church's Chicken51Payless32
Cinnabon 5Penske13
Clarion1PetSmart7
Clarks2Pier 1 Imports4
Cold Stone Creamery5Pizza Hut42
Coldwater Creek3Popeyes18
ColorTyme2Quality5
Comfort Inn2Quiznos13
Comfort Suites5RadioShack25
Costco2Ramada1
Cracker Barrel3Red Lobster6
Cricket Wireless149Red Robin3
Curves11Red Roof Inn5
DHL15Rodeway Inn5
Dairy Queen10Rooms To Go2
Days Inn11Ruby Tuesday3
Deb1Rue215
Decora Cabinetry1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dennys14SAS Shoes4
Discount Tire15SONIC Drive-In57
Domino's Pizza26Saks Fifth Avenue1
DressBarn5Sam's Club5
Dunkin Donuts2Sears16
Econo Lodge4Sephora4
Eddie Bauer2Shoe Carnival5
El Pollo Loco6Sleep Inn1
Ethan Allen1Soma Intimates3
Express4Spencer Gifts4
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sprint Nextel25
Famous Footwear1Staples2
Fashion Bug1Starbucks60
FedEx181Studio 61
Finish Line5Subway66
Firestone Complete Auto Care22Super 811
Foot Locker7T-Mobile59
Forever 212T.G.I. Driday's3
Fredericks Of Hollywood2T.J.Maxx3
GNC21Taco Bell21
GameStop31Talbots3
Gap6Target12
Goodwill7The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree5The Limited2
H&R Block46The Room Place6
Haagen-Dazs3Torrid3
Havertys Furniture1Toys"R"Us6
Haworth1Travelodge3
Hawthorn1True Value4
Hobby Lobby5U-Haul41
Holiday Inn31UPS180
Hollister Co.5Urban Outfitters1
Home Depot12Vans16
Homestead Studio Suites1Verizon Wireless12
Hot Topic6Victoria's Secret9
Houlihan's1Walgreens49
Howard Johnson1Walmart15
Hyatt8Wendy's28
IHOP22Westin2
InTown Suites6Wet Seal2
J. Jill2Whole Foods Market1
J.Crew2YMCA9
JCPenney7
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