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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 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 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Antonio jobs have Increased by 2.21 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, San Antonio's cost of living is 7.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, San Antonio's population is 1,335,287 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.06 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in San Antonio is $154,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 6.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    San Antonio public schools spend $10,488 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in San Antonio.

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Comments


re: re: - 4/2/2009
hey, how do you like apex so far? Theres stuff for younger kids, how about you? besides eating and drinking are you finding enough activity? I am frustrated here, bars... (read more)
Worst place next to hell
San Antonio Texas is the worst city I've ever lived in the people are fat and ignorant the job market is loaded with low paying jobs.Hispanics here are very prejudice... (read more)
re: I hate it here - 4/27/2010
Just gotta say you people complain way too much about San Antonio. If you don't like it then MOVE. Why stay somewhere you hate? It makes no sense. How about you LEARN... (read more)
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