San Antonio is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,492,510 people and 322 constituent neighborhoods, San Antonio is the second largest community in Texas.
San Antonio is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
One of the benefits of being a big city like San Antonio is having a public transportation system, but in San Antonio the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the bus for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist. If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the bus San Antonio benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic.
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 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.