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Overview

Introduction to Converse, Texas

Converse, Texas, in Bexar county, is 12 miles NE of San Antonio, Texas. Converse is part of the surrounding San Antonio metro area.

Converse History

Converse was named after the Southern Pacific Railroad’s chief engineer. The city was chartered on August 8, 1981. The city is a part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area. The region was originally inhabited by Native Americans. Converse experienced a population boom between 1970 and 1980, when the population of the city increased by around 254 percent.

Converse and nearby Attractions

  • Natural Bridge Wildlife Park
  • San Antonio Children's Museum
  • SplashTown Waterpark
  • Six Flags Fiesta
  • San Pedro Park
  • Sea World San Antonio

Things To Do In Converse

Converse offers easy access to various museums and historical sites. Among these are the San Antonio Children's Museum, Witte Museum, Casa Navarro State Historic Site, O. Henry House and the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. The Schlitterbahn Water Park, SplashTown Waterpark and Six Flags Fiesta are also popular local spots. The Natural Bridge Wildlife Park at Schertz is another popular tourist spot.

Converse Transportation

Randolph AFB Airport is nearby.

Converse Higher Education

University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio College, St Philips College and Trinity University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 20,450
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 9,179
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.9%
Median Earnings25+ $34,896
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,493
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,953

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,529
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,038
Median House Value $128,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 4.8%

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

Converse Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles NE of San Antonio, Texas
County Bexar
Metro Area San Antonio
Standard Zip Codes 78109, 78154
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.517
Longitude -98.315

Converse 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 INTL AP
Distance 9.1 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
Station NEW BRAUNFELS
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station SAN ANTONIO SEAWORLD
Distance 23.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Converse Public Libraries

Library
Converse Area Public Library
601 S SEGUIN ST
Converse, Texas
(210) 659-4160

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Converse High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

JUDSON HIGH SCHOOL
9142 FM 78
210-658-6251
Serves 4,778 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

ALTER SCH
9327 SCHAEFER
210-658-1051
A Non-traditional School
Serves 103 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

THOMPSON CTR
8555 E LOOP 1604
210-659-1901
Serves 3 students.

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