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Overview

Introduction to San Angelo, Texas

San Angelo, Texas, in Tom Green county, is 180 miles NW of Austin, Texas.

San Angelo History

Bart DeWitt built a trading post in the present day City of San Angelo in 1867. He named the area Santa Angela after his sister-in-law who was a Mexican nun. The city became the county seat of Tom Green County in 1882. Later, in 1883, the city was renamed San Angelo. The area became a business town in May 1889 when Fort Concho was deactivated. It is home to Angelo State University which was founded in 1928.

San Angelo and nearby Attractions

  • San Angelo State Park
  • E.H. Danner Museum of Telephony
  • El Paseo de Santa Angela Trail
  • Concho River Walk
  • Historic Orient-Santa Fe Depot
  • Fort Concho

Things To Do In San Angelo

San Angelo is home to the San Angelo State Park and San Angelo Children's Art Museum. The Civic League Park, Lincoln Park, and Lakeview Park are other local parks. The Angelo Heights Historic District, Robert Wood Johnson Museum of Frontier Medicine, and Miss Hattie's Museum are also ideal for spending a day out with family and friends. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Sunset Shopping Center. The city also offers several other shopping areas, restaurants and bars. In addition, San Angelo hosts many festivals each year including the Concho Valley Bluegrass Festival, Texas Mesquite Art Festival, and Festival on the Concho.

San Angelo Transportation

San Angelo Regional Airport/Mathis Field is nearby.

San Angelo Higher Education

Angelo State University, Southwest Bible Institute, and American Commercial College are some of the local higher educational institutes.

People

Total Population 97,595
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 45,747
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 44%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.3%
Median Earnings25+ $30,086
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,007
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,329

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,485
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $767
Median House Value $105,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 8.8%

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

San Angelo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 180 miles NW of Austin, Texas
County Tom Green
Metro Area San Angelo
Standard Zip Codes 76901, 76903, 76904, 76905, 76908
P.O. Box Zip Codes 76902, 76906
Company Zip Codes 76909
Phone Area Codes 325
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.463
Longitude -100.436

San Angelo 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 O C FISHER DAM
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 95 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 22.3 inches
Station SAN ANGELO MATHIS AP
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 20.9 inches
Station WATER VALLEY
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 58 F
Apr Temp 47 to 80 F
Jul Temp 68 to 95 F
Oct Temp 49 to 79 F
Annual Precip 22.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

San Angelo Public Libraries

Library
Tom Green County Library System
113 W BEAUREGARD AVE
San Angelo, Texas
(325) 655-7321
Library Web Site

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San Angelo Hospitals

SHANNON WEST TEXAS MEDICAL CTR
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
120 EAST HARRIS STREET
(325) 653-6741
Emergency Service: Yes

SAN ANGELO COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
3501 KNICKERBOCKER ROAD
(325) 949-9511
Emergency Service: Yes

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San Angelo High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

CENTRAL H S
100 COTTONWOOD ST
325-659-3400
Serves 2,401 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

LAKE VIEW H S
900 E 43RD ST
325-659-3500
Serves 1,241 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

GRAPE CREEK H S
8189 HWY 87 N
325-653-1852
Serves 377 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

CARVER ALTER LRN CTR
815 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD
325-659-3648
A Non-traditional School
Serves 56 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.1

ROY K ROBB POST ADJUDICATION CENTE
3262 N HWY 277
915-486-1868
A Non-traditional School
Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

SAN ANGELO STATE SCHOOL
3132 EXECUTIVE DR
325-465-4391
A Special Education School
Serves 17 students.

FAIRVIEW DAEP
8189 HWY 87 N
325-651-7656
A Non-traditional School
Serves 4 students.

FAIRVIEW ACCELERATED
2405 FAIRVIEW SCHOOL RD
915-651-7656
A Non-traditional School
Serves 3 students.

FAIRVIEW ACCELERATED
8189 HWY 87 N
325-651-7656
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.

C B P
5018 KNICKERBOCKER RD
915-651-8554
A Special Education School
Serves 2 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 1.7

FAIRVIEW DAEP
2405 FAIRVIEW SCHOOL RD
915-651-7656
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.

FAIRVIEW DAEP
2405 FAIRVIEW SCHOOL RD
325-651-7656
A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.

FAIRVIEW ACCELERATED ED COOP
2405 FAIRVIEW SCHOOL RD
325-651-7656
A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.

FAIRVIEW ACCELERATED
2405 FAIRVIEW SCHOOL RD
325-651-7656
A Vocational School
Serves 1 students.

FAIRVIEW DAEP
2405 FAIRVIEW SCHOOL RD
325-651-7656
A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.

S A C
815 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD
325-659-3650
A Non-traditional School

FAIRVIEW ACCELERATED DAEP
2405 FAIRVIEW SCHOOL RD
915-651-7686
A Non-traditional School

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