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Overview

Introduction to Leon Valley, Texas

Leon Valley, Texas, in Bexar county, is 9 miles NW of San Antonio, Texas. The city is considered part of the San Antonio metropolitan area.

Leon Valley History

In the early 1800s, ranchers and farmers settled in Leon Valley. Early pioneers shared the area with native Tonkawa Indians and mountain lions. The area was developed in the 1950s, and a petition was filed by the residents in 1952 to incorporate Leon Valley as a city in order to avoid annexation by San Antonio. In the 1960s, Leon Valley became a city.

Leon Valley and Nearby Attractions

  • San Pedro Park
  • Hertzberg Circus Collection and Museum
  • San Antonio Zoo
  • Sea World San Antonio
  • Casa Navarro State Historic Site

Things To Do In Leon Valley

While in Leon Valley, people may visit popular museums such as the Cowboy Museum, the San Antonio Children's Museum, and San Antonio Museum of Art. San Pedro Park and Raymond Rimkus Park offer recreational opportunities. Guadalupe River State Park has an equestrian trail and opportunities for boating, swimming, hiking, tubing, canoeing, and camping. Other popular attractions include Sea World San Antonio and the San Antonio Zoo.

Leon Valley Transportation

San Antonio International Airport is a major airport nearby.

Leon Valley Higher Education

Colleges near the city include Northwest Vista College, Our Lady of the Lake University, Trinity University and University of Texas at San Antonio.

People

Total Population 10,846
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 5,580
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 48.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.9%
Median Earnings25+ $34,161
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,713
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,151

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,527
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $935
Median House Value $143,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.2%
US/American 0.2%
English 5.3%
Irish 8.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Leon Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 9 miles NW of San Antonio, Texas
County Bexar
Metro Area San Antonio
Standard Zip Codes 78238, 78240
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78268
Phone Area Codes 210
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.495
Longitude -98.618

Leon Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SAN ANTONIO SEAWORLD
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Station BOERNE
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 60 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station LYTLE 3 W
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 64 F
Apr Temp 58 to 81 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 26.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Balcones Heights 2,930 $34,907
Castle Hills 4,311 $108,638
Helotes 8,125 $117,325

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Leon Valley Public Libraries

Library
Leon Valley Public Library
6425 EVERS RD
Leon Valley, Texas
(210) 684-0720
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