Bexar County spans 1,247 square miles of land and an additional 9.8 square miles of water in Texas. Born in 1836, the county has evolved to include seven cities that it shares with other counties, eight cities under its domain, three towns, six census-designated places and seven other incorporated communities. The county also has a strong military presence from Camp Bullis, Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base, and also the San Antonio Military Medical Center. San Antonio is the county seat.
Situated 190 miles west of Houston in South Central Texas, the county is comprised of Texas hill country, Blackland Prairie, South Texas Plains, and the San Antonio River. Summers in Bexar County are hot and humid with high temperatures of around 94 degrees and winter lows of 41. The area receives approximately 32 inches of rain each year, but no snow.
Public transportation is provided by VIA Metropolitan Transit. There are also Amtrak and Greyhound stations within the county’s boundaries. Furthermore, residents and guests needing to travel by air can do so via the San Antonio International Airport.
Nineteen school districts are sharing the responsibility of educating 347,758 students across 514 public schools throughout the county. Bexar County is also home to a variety of private schools. Additionally, there are 27 campuses throughout the county for colleges and universities.
Approximately 1,855,866 residents live in Bexar County. On average, the annual household income for Bexar County residents is about $52,286, pretty close to the state’s average of $55,653. Properties in the area hold average values of around $142,100, just slightly below the Texas average home value of $152,000.
Bexar County, Texas is chock full of things to do that include history, art, culture, adrenaline-rushing fun, tranquil gardens, and more. No matter your age, background, or interest, you’re sure to find yourself right at home in Bexar County, Texas.
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