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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    NG
South Central is a neighborhood in San Antonio, Texas with a population of 66,805. South Central is in Bexar County. Living in South Central offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Central there are a lot of parks. Many families live in South Central and residents tend to lean liberal.
About South Central...
Population
66,805

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,128
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$721
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$34,613
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    29%
    13%
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In this specific street, there is not many crimes due to most house owners being senior citizens. There has been some shootings and burglaries, but not to where anyone getting hurt. However, when there is a crime, police are slow to show up, and it is rare that they do much. What we do see often are ambulances and have had cases where senior citizens have need medical assists or were found dead.
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This community is quite due to the senior citizens, but is located in a dangerous area. I would not live in the area again, due to the old houses, crime rates in the surrounding area, and low academic achievement. This area is so close to downtown San Antonio that I feel soon the city will by the area, and build more apartments lofts or tourism attractions.
Most people I have been able to get to know have lived in this area most of their lives with family. The area is a comfortable layout and lets homeowners and sometimes apartment complex have there loving pets with them, there are at times some strays but most belong to someone in the community.