San Antonio is the seventh most populous city in the United States and is the oldest municipality in the state of Texas. It’s also the county seat for Bexar County. Born in 1718 as a colonial outpost and Spanish Mission, San Antonio, Texas now houses a robust military presence with multiple military bases in and around the area. But it’s not all serious, the city is also home to multiple amusement parks and has much to offer in the way of recreation. San Antonio is steeped in history, art, culture, and fun.
Areas of interest in San Antonio include The historic Alamo Mission, The San Antonio Riverwalk, Seaworld, Six Flags over Texas, and more. Along the river walk, you’ll find dozens of small specialty shops, boutiques, restaurants, and things to do. You can even enjoy a guided boat tour of San Antonio’s riverwalk region.
There are around 1,436 people who call San Antonio, Texas their home. Among San Antonio residents, the average annual household income is about $48,869 in contrast to the state’s average annual household income of approximately $55,650. Homes in San Antonio hold average values of nearly $126,600 compared to the Texas average home value of $152,000.
Getting around San Antonio is simple thanks to VIA Metropolitan Transit, the local bus service with 89 routes and streetcar service. There’s also service from Amtrak and Greyhound. For those who travel by air, you don’t have to go far to access the San Antonio International Airport. Furthermore, the city offers 136 miles of bike lanes and bike sharing service.
San Antonio, Texas receives approximately 32 inches of rain per year, but no snow to speak of. The precipitation that is measurable falls over the span of 46 days through the year. There are, however, 220 days per year when the sun shines on San Antonio, Texas. Summer high temperatures reach about 94 degrees with winter lows of about 41 degrees.
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