Bexar County, TX

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2022 Population
2.01M
1.18% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.2
0.588% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.2%
0.255% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$67,275
8.21% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$222,300
18.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
957,948
1.99% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bexar County, TX had a population of 2.01M people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $67,275. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bexar County, TX grew from 1.99M to 2.01M, a 1.18% increase and its median household income grew from $62,169 to $67,275, a 8.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bexar County, TX are White (Hispanic) (31%), White (Non-Hispanic) (26.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (20.1%), Other (Hispanic) (8.43%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.01%).

None of the households in Bexar County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.7% of the residents in Bexar County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bexar County, TX are The University of Texas at San Antonio (229027) (7,702 degrees awarded in 2022), San Antonio College (3,310 degrees), and Northwest Vista College (420398) (2,794 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Bexar County, TX was $222,300, and the homeownership rate was 58.7%.

Most people in Bexar County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Bexar County, TX was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Bexar County, TX is home to a population of 2.01M people, from which 92.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.1% of Bexar County, TX residents were born outside of the country (263k people).

In 2022, there were 1.19 times more White (Hispanic) residents (625k people) in Bexar County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 526k White (Non-Hispanic) and 404k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.7%
2022 Citizenship
92.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.7% of Bexar County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bexar County, TX was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bexar County, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    625k ± 10.4k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    526k ± 1.51k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    404k ± 10.2k
61%
Hispanic Population
1.23M people

In 2022, there were 1.19 times more White (Hispanic) residents (625k people) in Bexar County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 526k White (Non-Hispanic) and 404k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

61% of the people in Bexar County, TX are hispanic (1.23M people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bexar County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
263k people
13.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
261k people

As of 2022, 13.1% of Bexar County, TX residents (263k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bexar County, TX was 13.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    58,336 ± 2,443
  2. Vietnam
    33,327 ± 1,401
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    27,737 ± 1,568

Bexar County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bexar County, TX employs 958k people. The largest industries in Bexar County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (130,749 people), Retail Trade (112,093 people), and Educational Services (90,310 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,683), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,424), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,725).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

958k
2022 Value
± 9,610
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 1.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bexar County, TX grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 939k employees to 958k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bexar County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (120,952 people), Sales & Related Occupations (100,517 people), and Management Occupations (91,788 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bexar County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

958k
2022 Value
± 9,610
1.99%
1 Year growth
± 1.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bexar County, TX grew at a rate of 1.99%, from 939k employees to 958k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bexar County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (130,749 people), Retail Trade (112,093 people), and Educational Services (90,310 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bexar County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Bexar County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,747
Median earning men ± $731
$34,991
Median earning women ± $536

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,137), Public Administration ($72,075), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,478).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($53,775), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,843), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,835).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 18,408
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 10,284
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 8,177
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Bexar County, TX went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bexar County, TX awarded 32,812 degrees. The student population of Bexar County, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 56,077 male students and 82,244 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bexar County, TX are Hispanic or Latino (19,228 and 59.5%), followed by White (7,500 and 23.2%), Black or African American (2,719 and 8.41%), and Asian (1,287 and 3.98%).

The largest universities in Bexar County, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas at San Antonio (229027) (7,702 and 23.5%), San Antonio College (3,310 and 10.1%), and Northwest Vista College (420398) (2,794 and 8.52%).

The most popular majors in Bexar County, TX are General Studies (7,259 and 22.1%), Registered Nursing (1,533 and 4.67%), and General Business Administration & Management (1,411 and 4.3%).

The median tuition costs in Bexar County, TX are $31,320 for private four year colleges, and $6,326 and $18,426 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Bexar County, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 138,321 (40.5% men and 59.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 138,321 students enrolled in Bexar County, TX, 40.5% men and 59.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 85,862 records, of which 61.3% were women and 38.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 778 degrees awarded
  2. 653 degrees awarded
  3. 575 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bexar County, TX was General Psychology with 778 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bexar County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,702 degrees awarded
  2. 3,310 degrees awarded
  3. 2,794 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas at San Antonio (229027) with 7,702 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 13,009 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bexar County, TX, which is 0.657 times less than the 19,803 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 19,228 degrees mean that there were 2.56 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 7,500 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($31,320) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,634) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bexar County, TX was $222,300 in 2022, which is 0.789 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $187,300 to $222,300, a 18.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Bexar County, TX is 58.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bexar County, TX have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bexar County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bexar County, TX is $67,275. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Bexar County, TX was Census Tract 1915.04 with a value of $225,556, followed by Census Tract 1914.12 and Census Tract 1908, with respective values of $202,417 and $179,500.

In 2022, 17.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Bexar County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.154%.

Property

$222,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,856
$428,306
Median Property Taxes
±$5,003

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bexar County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.7%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.7% of the housing units in Bexar County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1915.04
  2. Census Tract 1914.12
  3. Census Tract 1908

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bexar County, TX was Census Tract 1915.04 with a value of $225,556, followed by Census Tract 1914.12 and Census Tract 1908, with respective values of $202,417 and $179,500.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Bexar County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,275
Median Household Income
± $775
730k
Number of Households
± 8,151

In 2022, the median household income of the 730k households in Bexar County, TX grew to $67,275 from the previous year's value of $62,169.

The following chart displays the households in Bexar County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bexar County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.7%)

In 2022, 72.5% of workers in Bexar County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who worked at home (10.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bexar County, TX have a shorter commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Bexar County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Bexar County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.154%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bexar County, TX (300k out of 1.98M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bexar County, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 20.5% of the children was living in poverty in Bexar County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 533 in Bexar County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 25.4 per 100,000 population.

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Health

84% of the population of Bexar County, TX has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 7.9% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 4.18% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bexar County, TX see 1309 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.683% decrease from the previous year (1318 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1108 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 495 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,309 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bexar County, TX

Primary care physicians in Bexar County, TX see an average of 1,309 patients per year. This represents a 0.683% decrease from the previous year (1,318 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bexar County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

16%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
7.9%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
4.18%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bexar County, TX grew by 2.41% from 15.6% to 16%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 53.3 in Bexar County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.9% in Bexar County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 19.1% in Bexar County, TX.

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