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Balcones Heights
  • Suburb of San Antonio, TX

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Balcones Heights is a suburb of San Antonio with a population of 2,743. Balcones Heights is in Bexar County. Living in Balcones Heights offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Balcones Heights there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in Balcones Heights and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Balcones Heights are above average.

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About Balcones Heights...
Population
2,743

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,500
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$819
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    80%
  • Own
    20%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,228.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    63
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    157.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,543.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,064.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    951.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Balcones Heights

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$27,431
National
$69,021

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