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Pros

-Strong economy
-Attractive downtown
-Entertainment

Cons

-Summer heat
-Crime rates
-Growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About San Antonio-New Braunfels Metro Area


San Antonio, a modern city with a distinct Hispanic influence, is the third largest city in Texas and has grown to become the the seventh largest in the United States. Most of the downtown area is attractive, with modern skyscrapers intermingled with historic sites (including the Alamo and the Spanish Governors Palace). The Paseo del Rio, or River Walk, contains shops and sidewalk cafes along the San Antonio River, and downtown entertainment is lively.


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Quick Facts About San Antonio


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in San Antonio is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Antonio jobs have Increased by 1.88 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, San Antonio's cost of living is 6.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, San Antonio's population is 1,469,850 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 57.05 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in San Antonio is $175,676. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 28.80%.
    SCHOOLS
    San Antonio public schools spend $9,791 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in San Antonio.

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  9/9/2017
Heat & Allergies

Moved here from the PNW 4 years ago. The allergies are killing me 10 months out of the year. And the heat is unbearable in the summer. I miss the cold & rain of the... (Read More)

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  8/29/2017
Cultural, Unique, Educated, Family-Oriented

San Antonio is one of the most, if not the most, unique and culturally infused city in America. No other city of its kind... anywhere. It is important to note, culture... (Read More)

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  10/27/2016
Not for driven professionals, allergy sufferers or

Thank GOD that I’m not the only one with these same thoughts! I thought I might be going a little crazy here. Glad to see that my insanity is justified! Let me... (Read More)

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