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San Antonio Population

1,565,820

San Antonio is a major city in south central Texas in the state of United States. San Antonio population in 2020 is estimated as 1,565,820 (1.5 Million), The second most populous city in Texas, San Antonio was named by a 1691 Spanish expedition for the Portuguese priest Saint Anthony of Padua, whose feast day is June 13. Founded as a Spanish mission and colonial in 1718, the city became the first chartered civil settlement in present day Texas in 1731.

YearPopulationChange %
20101,332,883
20111,357,5361.85
20121,383,6081.92
20131,408,7871.82
20141,435,8391.92
20151,464,5312.00
20161,488,5121.64
20171,511,4091.54
20181,532,2331.38
20191,547,2530.98
2020 *1,565,8201.2 *
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019

San Antonio city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 1935
YearSan Antonio Population
1950453,532
1955522,997
1960624,977
1965694,504
1970761,850
1975841,530
1980930,678
19851,019,204
19901,114,151
19951,209,537
20001,311,480
20051,495,905
20101,721,508
20111,770,572
20151,981,212
2020*2,269,442
2025*2,491,137
2035*2,754,532
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 1935 San Antonio city Population(UA)

San Antonio Size and Population

San Antonio is currently growing at a rate of 1.4% annually and its population has increased by 16.45% from the 2010 Census. According to 2018 US census estimates 760,783(49.7%) are Male and 771,429 are Female(50.3%), Sex ratio is 98.6 (males per 100 females). Median age of San Antonio population is 33.7 years. Total 105,716(6.9%) are under the age of 5 years, Under 18 years 80,694(24.8%) and 1,151,518 are 18 years and over, 75.2% 22,324 are 85 years and over makes around 1.5% of the population. 189,691 residents are 65 years and over which comes to 12.4%. Total housing units are 556,760.
Citizen, Voting Age Population
1,025,349 Citizens are 18 and over population eligible for voting as on 2018 estimates, out of these 500,713 are Male and 524,636 are Female, percentage wise 48.8% are Male Voters and Female Voters is 51.2% in San Antonio city.


Languages spoken in San Antonio

Population by language spoken at home are 730,356 speak only English, 531,505 speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, 2,068 French (incl. Patois, Cajun), 344 French Creole, 1,082 Italian, 752 Portuguese or Portuguese Creole, 4,068 German, 9 Yiddish, 146 speak other West Germanic languages, 101 Scandinavian languages, 312 Greek, 987 Russian, 612Polish, 203 Serbo-Croatian, 508 speak other Slavic languages and 1,548 speak Persian.

Asian Indian language speakers include 1,951 Hindi, 448 Gujarati, 1,507 Urdu, 1,735 Other Indic languages, 575 Other Indo-European languages.

People from Mid and East Asia languages include 4,264 speak Chinese, 1,098 Japanese, 2,211 Korean, 145 Mon-Khmer/Cambodian, 478 Thai, 521 Laotian, 3,982 Vietnamese, 4,535 Tagalog and 4,597 speak other Asian languages.

166 Navajo, 73 Other Native North American languages, 294 Hungarian, 4,336 Arabic, 310 Hebrew, 2,461 African languages and 686 speak other Pacific Island languages.


Ethnic groups

San Antonio population by Race are 81.7% of the population White Americans, 6.6% are Black Americans, 0.8% are AIAN, 3.3% are Asians and 7.6% are Hispanic/Latinos. 1,251,454 are Whites, followed by 101,551 are Black or African American, 11,822 are American Indian and Alaska Native. 51,302 are Asians out of these 13,564 are Asian Indians, 9,193 are Chinese, 10,260 are Filipino, 1,947 are Japanese, 3,014 are Korean, 6,835 are Vietnamese, 6,489 are other Asian nationals. 722 are Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders.


San Antonio History

Native Indians used to live near to San Antonio River Valley before the European explorers arrive in 1691. In 1719, the Marquis de San Miguel de Aguayo proposed to then the king of Spain that 400 families be transported from the Canary Islands, Galicia, or Havana to populate the province of Texas. Mission San Jose is a Catholic mission in San Antonio of Texas State in United States. The mission in 1719 was named in part for the Marquis de San Miguel de Aguayo. His plan was approved and council suggested that 400 families should be sent from the Canaries to Texas by way of Havana and Veracruz. San Antonio grew to become the largest Spanish settlement in Texas. By 1860 due to influx of migrants and immigrants, San Antonio had grown to a city of 15,000 people. In 1836 San Antonio was with some 2,500 inhabitants, after this the city grew with by large numbers of German immigrants, and also Mexican immigrants settled after Mexican Revolution in 1910. During World war, San Antonio has become a major military center.

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