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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  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
United Southwest is a neighborhood in San Antonio, Texas. United Southwest is in Bexar County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in United Southwest offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In United Southwest there are a lot of parks. Residents of United Southwest tend to lean liberal. The public schools in United Southwest are above average.
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Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,313
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$831
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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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
$37,386
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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The overall experience in this area is beautiful and I love it. The atmosphere is nice and I would choose to come back and live here anytime versus living anywhere else in the country. I believe the area and the community will continue to grow. The city of San Antonio celebrates the historic events with festivals, parades, concerts, marches, art shows and Fiesta. It has historical sites and landmarks throughout the city. It will always be an unforgettable experience and event when visited by tourists. Our city is a highly recommended place for all to see.
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In this area, there are nice people, mainly older people. There are not many restaurants around, but the ones near are fairly good. The school around this area is an elementary school named, Frank Madla. They've improved the school with the staff, equipment, and the school itself. This is a good area for families who want a small quite area.
Living in Texas - you learn that there are really 2 maybe 3 seasons. You get a little bit of spring, a whole lot of summer, skip fall and go straight to winter. Summers can be quite hot - in the 90 and 100's. Winter is average - especially in Central Texas where lows seldom get below 30's and highs are in the 40's to 50's on average. We do get the occasional freeze with threat of ice but few and far between. Most essential items for wardrobe is light clothing (shorts/t-shirts and sandals) sun-screen in summer. Winter sweater and light jacket.