Workforce & Labor
Texas owns a civilian workforce of over 13 million diverse workers, the second largest in the nation, and has logged 6 million in population growth since 2000. Texas is also one of the best states for customized workforce training with the Skills Development Fund that benefits Texas businesses with job training programs through collaboration with technical colleges and economic development partners.
Metropolitan San Antonio has a population of 2.5 million, which is projected to grow 8.43% by 2022. Bexar County's population of 2 million is expected to grow 8.23% by the same year. San Antonio has 1.5 million people and an unemployment rate of 3.2%, lower than Bexar County's and nearly a whole percent lower than the U.S. Windcrest itself has a population of 5,865 and a labor force that continues to grow. Windcrest's total daytime population of 8,611 consists of 5,133 workers.
The Windcrest/San Antonio population represents a highly educated workforce served by 15 local colleges and universities with over 160,000 students. The overall education level of Windcrest is substantially higher than the typical U.S. community, with 48% of adults having at least a bachelor's degree compared to the average American community having 21.8%. 17% of adults in Windcrest have a graduate degree. Additionally, the percentage of high school graduates or higher is 93%. All of this adds up to a competitive, intelligent workforce that helps our local businesses thrive.
The city's industries are as diverse as our workforce. Some of the top industries by occupation include healthcare, biomedicine, manufacturing, and finance. San Antonio has also taken the lead in IT, aerospace, and cyber security.
The military makes up a large percentage of the Windcrest/San Antonio workforce as well with around 80,000 active-duty personnel and a total of 153,000 veterans in Bexar County.
|Daytime Population: Workers||5,133|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,478|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,611|
|Ratio TDP to Total Population||1.46|
|Population in Households||5,680|
|Population in Families||4,625|
|Population in Group Quarters||200|