Community Profile

Grand-Prize-Winner-2018Known as the “City of Lights”, Windcrest offers businesses a community full of attractive properties, affordable land, and a pro-business culture of collaboration and opportunity. Surrounded by San Antonio’s metropolitan area of 2.6 million, Windcrest enjoys consistent job growth, a low unemployment rate at 3.2% as of May 2020, and a cost of living 10.2% points lower than the national average. Our multicultural population of over 5,865 has a median age of 49.


Workers are highly skilled and educated especially in growing industries like:

  • Bioscience
  • Cyber Security
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology

This is thanks to 15 local colleges and universities with over 160,000 students. 


Windcrest is on the Northeast side of San Antonio in South Central Texas. Our advantageous location along I-35 begins one of the fastest growing regions in the country known as the Innovation Corridor between San Antonio and Austin.  


Our location lends Windcrest tremendous transportation benefits. Windcrest sits at a crossroads of major road and rail intersections expediting commerce and shipping needs. We are also just a 10-minute drive from the aviation hub of south central Texas, the San Antonio International Airport. Windcrest is 701 feet above sea level and just 140 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, 196 miles from the port of Houston, and 246 miles from the port of Galveston.  

Military Presence

Our community has a strong military presence with three major bases that keep us on the cutting edge of medical and technological innovations while bringing pride and economic stability. It’s also why we are one of the most popular places for retired military to settle down. 

Choose Windcrest

Windcrest is not just the “City of Lights” because of the holiday decorations we famously display. We hope it’s clear from all these advantages that Windcrest is a beacon of opportunity in South Texas and one of the best and brightest communities for your business.