San Antonio is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,511,946 people and 322 constituent neighborhoods, San Antonio is the second largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, San Antonio isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in San Antonio are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Antonio is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in San Antonio who work in office and administrative support (14.64%), sales jobs (11.40%), and management occupations (8.46%).
Also of interest is that San Antonio has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
San Antonio is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although San Antonio is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
Of the large cities in America, San Antonio is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 0.82% of people in San Antonio drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in San Antonio, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.
In terms of college education, San Antonio is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.25% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in San Antonio in 2010 was $23,581, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,324 for a family of four. However, San Antonio contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
San Antonio is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Antonio home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in San Antonio, accounting for 63.64% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of San Antonio residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in San Antonio include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in San Antonio is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.