Windcrest, Texas

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Windcrest, Texas

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High Points

Windcrest strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Windcrest Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 7% Windcrest College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% Windcrest Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Windcrest Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 11% Windcrest Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 12% Windcrest People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 15% Windcrest Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 19% Windcrest Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Windcrest, Texas

Comparing Windcrest to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 7
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 7 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 9
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 8
Low Property Crime 2 2

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Windcrest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 9 miles NE of San Antonio, Texas
County Bexar
Metro Area San Antonio
Standard Zip Codes 78239
Phone Area Codes 210
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.515
Longitude -98.38

Windcrest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 80 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Distance 19.8 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
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
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Windcrest Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,105 100%
Male 2,335 45.7%
Female 2,770 54.3%
Under 18 743 14.6%
18+ 4,362 85.4%
65+ 1,867 36.6%
Median Age 56
Average Family Size 2.59
White 4,288 84%
African-American 420 8.2%
Asian 107 2.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 0.3%
Other 194 3.8%
Mixed Race 70 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 762 14.9%

Estimated Windcrest Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,090
Growth -15
Growth % -0.3%

Windcrest Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.5%
German 18.4%
English 13.8%
Irish 6.5%
Scotch-Irish 5.5%
US/American 4.8%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Canadian 2.1%
Italian 2%
Scottish 2%
Swedish 1.8%
Hungarian 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.2%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
European 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
British 0.4%
Northern European 0.3%
African 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Windcrest 5,105 $69,156
Alamo Heights 7,319 $86,897
Converse 11,508 $49,396
Kirby 8,673 $42,329
Live Oak 9,156 $52,885
Terrell Hills 5,019 $86,636
Universal City 14,849 $59,109
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1. Fircrest, Washington 83.9   28.6% 20.4% 33.2% 24 $61,611 5.1% 12.5% 5,868 5.9% 34.3 0.3% 0.9
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