The large city of San Antonio, Texas is home to approximately 1.5 million people. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 35, are younger than most cities in Texas. A slim majority of residents own their homes (55%) as opposed to renting (46%) in San Antonio. The average rent of $974 a month is slightly below the state average.
Among San Antonio residents over the age of 25, 11% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many San Antonio residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Combined, these industries make up 18% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of almost $64,000, San Antonio workers take home less than their peers elsewhere in Texas. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.
San Antonio has an average commute time of about 26 minutes. Many residents (41%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation isn't widely used. Not many residents commute to work on foot.