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San Antonio Population 2024

San Antonio is a major city in south central Texas in the state of United States. San Antonio population in 2024 is estimated as 1.47 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.

Below is the San Antonio population by year:

YearPopulationChange %
2021 *1,451,8691.202
2022 *1,469,3721.22
2023 *1,473,8190.31
2024 *1,475,1100.09
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

San Antonio city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearSan Antonio Population
Source:, 1950 to 2035 San Antonio city Population(UA)

San Antonio Population Ranking & Density

According to US Population Census, April 1, 2020, San Antonio population in 2020 is estimated as 1,434,625 (1.43 Million), It is seventh largest city in the United States by Rank, 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. San Antonio population in 2023 is estimated as 1.47 million, population in 2022 is estimated as 1.46 million, population in 2021 is estimated as 1.45 million.
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.

San Antonio Language demographics

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.

San Antonio Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of San Antonio by age is 1,547,250, out of these 762,283 are male, 784,967 are female, The sex ratio of San Antonio is 97. The median age of the San Antonio population is 34.4, San Antonio population by age are, under 18 years is 377,764, 16 years and over is 1,211,043, 18 years and over is 1,169,486, 21 years and over is 1,099,132, 65 years and over is 246265. 49.3% are male, 50.7% are female, 24.4% are under 18 years old, 78.3% are 16 years and over, 75.6% are 18 years and over, 71.0% are 21 years and over, 12.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 561,467 housing units, The voting population of San Antonio are 1,044,307, out of these 503,460 are male voters, 540,847 are female voters, 48.2% are male,51.8% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -5102,7496.6%
5 - 9108,5927.0%
10 - 14103,1546.7%
15 - 19108,3337.0%
20 - 24113,7577.4%
25 - 34252,06016.3%
35 - 44213,23713.8%
45 - 54182,60511.8%
55 - 5986,2195.6%
60 - 6479,4755.1%
65 - 74117,0247.6%
75 - 8455,5963.6%
85 and over24,4491.6%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

San Antonio Population by Race

According to 2019 population of San Antonio by race are:

White Population

White population in San Antonio, Texas are 1,211,805, percentage wise they are 78.3 percent.

Black Population

Black population in San Antonio, Texas are 112,670, Percentage wise they are 7.3 percent of people. African American refers to black population in San Antonio, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in San Antonio are 44,966 2.9 percent in total population, out of these 12,452 are Asian Indians, 7,136 are Chinese, 11,692 are Filipinos, 1,033 are Japanese, 3,034 are Korean, 7,423 are Vietnamese and 2,196 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in San Antonio, Texas are 998,698. Percentage wise they are 64.5, out of these 838,963 are Mexican people, 29,982 are Puerto Ricans, 5,528 are Cubans, and 124,225 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race1,547,250Percent
Black or African American112,6707.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native14,6960.9%
Asian Population44,9662.9%
Asian Indian12,4520.8%
Other Asian Population2,196
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8610.1%
Hispanic or Latino998,69864.5%
Puerto Rican29,9821.9%
Other Hispanic or Latino124,225
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

Total San Antonio native population is 1,329,001, out of these 979,887 born in the Texas state and 308,971 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 218,249, out of these 83,816 are Naturalised US citizen, 4,758 are in Europe, 19,857 in Asia, 2,538 in Africa, 55,392 in Latin America and 930 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in San Antonio are 134,433, out of these 3,607 are from Europe, 19,350 are from Asia, 3,530 from Africa, 107,307 are from Latin America and 377 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence979,887
Born in other state in the United States308,971
Born outside the United States40,143
Puerto Rico12,752
U.S. Island Areas1,113
Born abroad of American parent(s)26,278
Foreign born
Born outside of United States218,249
Naturalized U.S. citizen83,816
Latin America55,392
Northern America930
Not a U.S. citizen134,433
Latin America107,307
Northern America377
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

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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