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.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,246
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens7.5%
Employed Population 16+11,748
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,349
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,419
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,949

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,658
% Above Poverty Level91.4%
% Below Poverty Level8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone17.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,146
Median House Value$156,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.9%
German7.5%
Irish5.8%
English4.4%
African2.5%
Italian2.4%
West Indian2.2%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.4%
Jamaican1.3%
Polish1.2%
Portuguese0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Belizean0.3%
Russian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Converse Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bexar County
Standard Zip Codes78109
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.51
Approximate Longitude-98.31

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)

StationSAN ANTONIO INTL AP
Distance9.1 miles
Jan Temp39 to 62 F
Apr Temp57 to 80 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp59 to 82 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches
StationNEW BRAUNFELS
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp36 to 62 F
Apr Temp53 to 80 F
Jul Temp71 to 95 F
Oct Temp55 to 82 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationSAN ANTONIO SEAWORLD
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp41 to 61 F
Apr Temp57 to 80 F
Jul Temp72 to 95 F
Oct Temp60 to 82 F
Annual Precip27.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Kirby8,625$54,576
Live Oak15,595$71,318
Schertz38,991$93,400
Selma9,895$83,148
Windcrest5,802$86,947

Converse Public Libraries

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

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Converse Public Schools

Alter Sch
102 School St
ZIP: 78109
(210) 945-6730
Other
Total Enrollment 46
Converse El
6720 Fm 1516
ZIP: 78109
(210) 945-1210
Primary
Total Enrollment 673
Copperfield El
7595 E Loop 1604 N
ZIP: 78109
(210) 619-0460
Primary
Total Enrollment 650
Elolf El
6335 Beech Trl
ZIP: 78109
(210) 661-1130
Primary
Total Enrollment 705
James L Masters
2650 Woodlake Pkwy
ZIP: 78109
(210) 945-1150
Primary
Total Enrollment 757
Judson Evening H S
102 School St
ZIP: 78109
(210) 945-6753
High
Total Enrollment 15
Judson H S
9142 Fm 78
ZIP: 78109
(210) 945-1100
High
Total Enrollment 3628
Judson Middle
9695 Schaefer Rd
ZIP: 78109
(210) 357-0801
Middle
Total Enrollment 1015
Miller Point El
7027 Misty Rdg
ZIP: 78109
(210) 590-3110
Primary
Total Enrollment 612
Thompson Ctr
8555 E Loop 1604
ZIP: 78109
(210) 945-5053

Converse Private Schools

St Monica Catholic School
515 North St
ZIP: 78109
Elementary
Total Enrollment 347
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