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. 2013 cost of living index in Bexar County: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.0%), Retail trade (10.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Bexar County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (58.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (30.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.9%)
  • Asian alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 840,840  (39.5%)
Females: 873,933  (60.5%)

Bexar County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bexar County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,769 ($38,328 in 1999)

This county:

$49769
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $713 (lower quartile is $552, upper quartile is $920)
This county:

$713
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,500 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Bexar:

$126,500
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,700 - $195,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $169,894
Here:

$169,894
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,029
Here:

$156,029
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $89,338
Here:

$89,338
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,711
Here:

$100,711
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,159
Here:

$164,159
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $58,964
Here:

$58,964
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,982
Here:

$25,982
State:

$67,181
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,248
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $432

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:

  • 2005: 10298 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2006: 9219 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2007: 5565 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2008: 3557 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2009: 3625 buildings, average cost: $175,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,977 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,769 (1.8%)

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 2013: 17.3%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.6% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.7% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
Bexar County:

17.3%
Texas:

17.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.1% for American Indian residents, 15.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.7% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 32 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, West Bexar, Southeast Bexar, Universal City, Converse, Leon Valley, Live Oak, Kirby, Alamo Heights, Lackland AFB.

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.

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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 .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

  • 1995 to March 2000: 31,275
  • 1990 to 1994: 21,097
  • 1985 to 1989: 18,685
  • 1980 to 1984: 19,873
  • 1975 to 1979: 15,776
  • 1970 to 1974: 13,902
  • 1970 to 1974: 9,943
  • 1965 to 1969: 20,789

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:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bexar County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic528,827104
Evangelical Protestant288,534765
Mainline Protestant78,855149
Other61,554122
Black Protestant8,96142
Orthodox1,0047
None747,038-
Bexar County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 162
Bexar County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 19
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 181
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
Bexar County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,073
This county:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bexar County:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Bexar County:

26.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 below Texas state average. It is 1944625.6 times below 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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.9 miles away from Bexar County center
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 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 281.1 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 Bexar County center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 337.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (70%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • India (2%)
  • United Kingdom (1%)

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

  • German (9%)
  • English (4%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

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:

  • 8,329 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 6,309 people in nursing homes
  • 4,588 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4,378 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,035 people in state prisons
  • 1,997 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,726 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,247 people in other group homes
  • 789 people in religious group quarters
  • 549 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 455 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 315 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 312 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 224 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 209 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 177 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 157 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 149 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 135 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 119 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 111 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 105 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 94 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 70 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 49 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 17 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 13,841 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 8,090 people in college/university student housing
  • 6,991 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4,140 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,109 people in state prisons
  • 1,505 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,134 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 868 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 631 people in federal detention centers
  • 612 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 517 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 401 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 319 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 284 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 267 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 188 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 45 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 30 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 24 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in military disciplinary barracks and jails
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,860.

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,552 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.18%
Texas average:

0.08%

2.78% relocated from other counties in Texas ($18,922 average AGI)
2.72% relocated from other states ($23,173 average AGI)
Bexar County:

2.72%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($45,333 average AGI)
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.21% ($35,699)
from Travis County, TX  0.20% ($36,937)
from Comal County, TX  0.14% ($45,471)
from Nueces County, TX  0.12% ($41,217)
from Dallas County, TX  0.10% ($43,913)
from El Paso County, TX  0.10% ($38,719)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,690 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.17%
Texas average:

0.10%

2.59% relocated to other counties in Texas ($23,163 average AGI)
2.11% relocated to other states ($20,326 average AGI)
Bexar County:

2.11%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.26% ($45,622 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($38,254)
to Travis County, TX  0.23% ($42,332)
to Comal County, TX  0.17% ($64,162)
to Dallas County, TX  0.12% ($67,098)
to Nueces County, TX  0.09% ($36,440)
to Wilson County, TX  0.09% ($48,702)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 15.6

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 from 2007 to 2013: 6.6

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 from 2007 to 2012: 6.0

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.

241,149 married couples with children.
99,793 single-parent households (18,735 men, 81,058 women).

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

  • 2005 or later: 20,542
  • 2000 to 2004: 146,780
  • 1990 to 1999: 94,884
  • 1980 to 1989: 110,213
  • 1970 to 1979: 109,831
  • 1960 to 1969: 68,806
  • 1950 to 1959: 58,877
  • 1940 to 1949: 30,763
  • 1939 or earlier: 33,670
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Bexar County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $23,311,000
    Hospitals: $13,862,000
    Health - Other: $2,241,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,960,000
    General Public Buildings: $629,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $549,530,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,754,000
    Health - Other: $48,230,000
    Police Protection: $42,147,000
    General - Other: $38,381,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,720,000
    Financial Administration: $12,579,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,719,000
    Regular Highways: $10,307,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,288,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,415,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,156,000
    Local Fire Protection: $688,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $671,000
    Housing and Community Development: $531,000
    Parking Facilities: $218,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,407,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $1,830,000
    Health - Other: $769,000
    Local Fire Protection: $218,000
    General - Other: $162,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $22,539,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $14,322,000
    Health - Other: $791,000
    General - Other: $736,000
    Regular Highways: $639,000
    Police Protection: $195,000
    Financial Administration: $188,000
    Parking Facilities: $117,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
    Central Staff Services: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $338,091,000

Bexar County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $389,394,000
    All Other: $31,230,000
    Parking Facilities: $550,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,808,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,964,000
    Health and Hospitals: $259,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,384,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,480,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $69,867,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,259,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,016,000
    Rents: $432,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $101,273,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,334,000
    All Other: $25,907,000
    Highways: $12,064,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,817,000
  • Tax - Property: $362,636,000
    Other Selective Sales: $26,764,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,914,000
    NEC: $1,297,000

Bexar County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $671,171,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $620,302,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $312,852,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $303,799,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,869,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,100,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,957,000

Bexar County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,232,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $378,813,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $638,129,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Bexar County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bexar County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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
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

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
99 Cents Only Stores5JCPenney7
ALDO4Jamba Juice4
AMF Bowling3JoS. A. Bank3
AT&T29Johnny Rockets1
Abercrombie & Fitch2Jones New York23
Abercrombie Kids2Journeys6
Academy Sports + Outdoors7Justice5
Advance Auto Parts21KFC20
Aeropostale7Kincaid1
Aerosoles1Knights Inn3
American Eagle Outfitters9Kohl's3
Ann Taylor6La Quinta17
Apple Store2La-Z-Boy3
Applebee's5Lane Bryant7
Arby's10Lane Furniture33
Ascend Collection1LensCrafters7
Ashley Furniture3Little Caesars Pizza33
Audi1Long John Silver's10
AutoZone38Lowe's10
Avenue5Macy's7
BMW1Marriott28
Bakers3Marshalls6
Bally Total Fitness4MasterBrand Cabinets5
Banana Republic4Maurices1
Barnes & Noble6Mazda4
Baskin-Robbins13McDonald's83
Bath & Body Works10Men's Wearhouse4
Bebe2Microtel2
Bed Bath & Beyond4Motel 69
Ben & Jerry's3Motherhood Maternity10
Best Western12New Balance17
Blockbuster24New York & Co5
Brooks Brothers1Nike63
Brookstone2Nissan4
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nordstrom2
Budget Car Rental3Office Depot13
Burger King27OfficeMax8
CVS28Old Navy7
Cache2Olive Garden7
CarMax1Outback3
Carl\s Jr.6Outback Steakhouse3
Casual Male XL3Pac Sun5
Catherines4Panda Express16
Charlotte Russe3Panera Bread4
Chevrolet4Papa John's Pizza17
Chick-Fil-A19Payless32
Chico's5Penske13
Chipotle7PetSmart7
Chuck E. Cheese's4Pier 1 Imports4
Church's Chicken51Pizza Hut42
Cinnabon 5Plato's Closet1
Clarion1Popeyes18
Clarks2Pottery Barn2
Cold Stone Creamery5Quality5
Coldwater Creek3Quiznos13
ColorTyme2RadioShack25
Comfort Inn2Ramada1
Comfort Suites5Red Lobster6
Costco2Red Robin3
Cracker Barrel3Red Roof Inn5
Cricket Wireless149Rodeway Inn5
Curves11Rooms To Go2
DHL15Ruby Tuesday3
Dairy Queen10Rue215
Days Inn11Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Deb1SAS Shoes4
Decora Cabinetry1SONIC Drive-In57
Dennys14Saks Fifth Avenue1
Discount Tire15Sam's Club5
Domino's Pizza26Sears16
DressBarn5Sephora4
Dressbarn5Sheraton1
Dunkin Donuts2Shoe Carnival5
Econo Lodge4Skechers USA3
Eddie Bauer2Sleep Inn1
El Pollo Loco6Soma Intimates3
Ethan Allen1Spencer Gifts4
Express4Sprint Nextel25
Extended Stay Deluxe1Staples2
Famous Footwear1Starbucks61
Fashion Bug1Studio 61
FedEx182Subaru1
Finish Line5Subway66
Firestone Complete Auto Care23Super 811
Foot Locker7T-Mobile59
Ford6T.G.I. Driday's3
Forever 212T.J.Maxx3
Fredericks Of Hollywood2Taco Bell21
GNC22Talbots3
GameStop31Target12
Gap6The Cheesecake Factory1
Goodwill7The Limited2
Gymboree5The Room Place6
H&R Block46Torrid3
Haagen-Dazs3Toyota5
Havertys Furniture1Toys"R"Us6
Haworth1Travelodge3
Hawthorn1True Value4
Hilton12U-Haul41
Hobby Lobby5UPS181
Holiday Inn31Urban Outfitters1
Hollister Co.5Vans16
Home Depot12Verizon Wireless12
Homestead Studio Suites1Victoria's Secret9
Honda3Volkswagen3
Hot Topic6Walgreens49
Houlihan's1Walmart15
Howard Johnson1Wendy's28
Hyatt8Westin2
IHOP22Wet Seal2
InTown Suites6Whole Foods Market1
J. Jill2YMCA9
J.Crew2Z Gallerie1

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