The population of Windcrest has grown steadily to 5,865 people, up 12% since 2000. This progress is a reflection of the expansion taking place all around Bexar County, which 1.9 million people call home. That number is expected to hike 8.23% by 2022. But business in Windcrest benefits from the Metropolitan Area of San Antonio as a whole, where 2.5 million people live, which is also projected to gain 8.43% by 2022. San Antonio itself is forecasted to gain an additional 1.1 million people by 2040. These numbers verify that Windcrest/San Antonio is at the center of the fastest growing region in the country, because people go where the opportunities are greatest.
With these strong numbers backing our demographics, it’s no wonder Business Facilities Magazine dubbed the Windcrest/San Antonio area number one on economic growth potential.
With this growth in population comes growth in work force income levels. The average household income in Windcrest is $83,667, 32% higher than the U.S. average and a significant growth from $60,596, where it was in 2000. It is projected to continue to grow 1.58% by 2022. San Antonio’s median household income was $56,105 in 2016, according to the Census ACS.
Employment in Windcrest/San Antonio has seen significant growth from 550,000 in 2005 to over 1.1 million now employed. This job growth has dropped our unemployment to 3.2%, compared to 4.1% in Texas and 4% in the nation.
Age & Gender
The median age in Windcrest/San Antonio is just 33. 41.6% of the area population is between the ages of 20 and 49. Metropolitan San Antonio records 48.8% of the population as male and 51.2% as female.
With 2.2 square miles, Windcrest’s population density is 2,730 per square mile, while San Antonio has approximately 3,800 residents per square mile in its 465 square miles.
Real Estate Prices
Households in Windcrest, a total of 2,531, have a median value of $199,000 less than Bexar County and nearly $50,000 less than the U.S. median.
Race & Ethnicity
A breakdown of our population’s ethnicity is 56% White, 30% Hispanic, 7% Black, and 4% Asian. 33% of the population speaks English and Spanish.
|Population in Families||4,625|
|Population in Group Quarters||200|
|Population in Households||5,680|
|Daytime Population: Workers||5,133|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,478|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,611|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population||1.46|
|Statistic||Value||Percentage of Total|
|Average Home Currently for Sale||$240,000||N/A|
|Median Home Value||$199,000||N/A|
|Total Housing Units (HU)||2,603||100%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,888||72.5%|
|Renter Occupied HU||557||21.4%|
|Vacant Housing Units||158||6.1%|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Average Household Size||2.32|