Approximately 25,300 people live and work in Balcones Heights, a neighborhood of San Antonio. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of West Side and Ingram Hills.
Demographics and Cost of Living
It is understandable why Balcones Heights, with its wide selection of conveniences and general allure, is more expensive than surrounding San Antonio cities, such as West Side. Balcones Heights reports an average household cost of $50.6K/year, whereas West Side's average total expenditure per household amounts to $39.1K/year.
Balcones Heights and neighboring West Side vary by average household size, along with the percentage of households that have children. In Balcones Heights, there are 2.44 people per household and in West Side there are 3.56 people per household. 30% of households in Balcones Heights have children whereas 43% of households in West Side have children. Median age is approximately 30 for residents living in both neighborhoods.
At $63.5K, the average income level in Balcones Heights is significantly higher than that of West Side's, which stands at $42.0K.
Food, Libations and Recreation
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Have dinner and drinks out at Grady's Bar B Q & More located on Fredericksburg Rd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Fatso's Sports Garden. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include S A Oasis and King Armadillo Nightclub. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Luby's and Sonic Drive-In are both around the proverbial corner.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Balcones Heights.
Valero Corner Store and Village Market are just a few of the many grocery stores in the Balcones Heights area. Balcones Heights has one specialty market in the area, Vida Natural. Take a bite out of Original Donut Shop for some sweet local flavor. The bakery is located on Fredericksburg Rd.
Balcones Heights has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Super Dollar Llc and Nine Tails. For greater selection and value when shopping, Balcones Heights also has department store and factory-outlet options. Ross is located on Fredericksburg Rd. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping mall, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Balcones Heights are Premier High School Of San Antonio, Longfellow Middle School and Maverick Elementary School. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
Premier High School Of San Antonio, a Texas College Preparatory Academies district high school, offers advanced-placement classes and has a low student-teacher ratio in its district.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Texas College Preparatory Academies, the San Antonio Independent School District offers residents 60 elementary schools, 25 middle schools and 18 high schools. San Antonio Independent School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Texas College Preparatory Academies district.