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Overview
Population:112,030
Pop. Change:6%
State: Texas
Metro Area:San Angelo Metro Area
County:Tom Green, Irion, ... 2 total
City:San Angelo, Grape Creek, ... 5 total
Zip Code:76904, 76903, ... 14 total
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San Angelo's Real Estate Market
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San Angelo Metro Area

Profile: Small city

Location: West-central Texas, about 200 miles northwest of San Antonio

Elevation: 1953

Time zone: Central Standard Time

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San Angelo is a quiet, agricultural and light manufacturing center in west-central Texas. Originally a frontier fort, the city retains some outpost character along with a Spanish/Mexican influence. Industries include ranching, cotton, pecans, and light manufacturing with some oil and gas development. It has picked up some business activity migrating from bigger Texas cities looking for lower costs and the small town lifestyle. The city is also a commercial, health, and minor cultural center for a 13-county area. Goodfellow Air Force Base adds a military and a strong economic influence. Highlights include a few minor cultural amenities, minor-league sports, and Angelo State University with 6,000 students.

San Angelo is located near the center of Texas at the northern edge of the Edwards Plateau. The landscape is level to slightly rolling with hills up to 2,700 feet. The climate is semiarid or steppe but has some humid, temperate characteristics. Warm, dry weather predominates although changes may be rapid and frequent with the passage of northerly cold fronts. Summer high temperatures come with fair skies, southwest winds, and dry air.

Rapid temperature drops occur after sunset, and most nights are pleasant with lows in the upper 60’s and lower 70’s. Temperatures can dip to zero or below. Rainfall is typical of the Great Plains region, much occurring as thunderstorms with wide variations in annual precipitation from year to year. Heavy rainfall occurs in spring and fall and may occur in late summer months with tropical storms. Winds can be high and persistent for several days, carrying dust if conditions are dry.

Interesting Facts about the San_Angelo, Texas Metro Area

As of 2014, San Angelo Metro Area's population is 112,030 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.91 percent.

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The median home cost in San Angelo Metro Area is $103,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 10.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, San Angelo Metro Area's cost of living is 16.90% Lower than the U.S. average.

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San Angelo Metro Area public schools spend $11,351 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 11.5 students per teacher in San Angelo Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in San Angelo Metro Area is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Angelo Metro Area jobs have Increased by 0.96 percent.


Ranked #17 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Small Towns)
Ranked #78 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #101 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #240 Best Green Cities
Ranked #277 2005 Best Places to Live
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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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San Angelo Metro Area's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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