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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,990
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+5,576
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married47.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32%
Median Earnings25+$32,904
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,462
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,164

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,631
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$899
Median House Value$147,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64.1%
German11.5%
Irish7.1%
English4.3%
French Except Basque2.2%
Scottish1.4%
Italian0.9%
Polish0.9%
Portuguese0.6%
Arab0.6%
African0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Czech0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Nigerian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
US/American0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Leon Valley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bexar County
Standard Zip Codes78238
P.O. Box Zip Codes78268
Phone Area Codes210
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.47
Approximate Longitude-98.62

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)

StationSAN ANTONIO SEAWORLD
Distance5.8 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
StationBOERNE
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp34 to 60 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationLYTLE 3 W
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp40 to 64 F
Apr Temp58 to 81 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp60 to 82 F
Annual Precip26.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Balcones Heights3,017$40,219
Castle Hills4,367$108,286
Helotes8,329$120,568
Olmos Park1,964$236,750
San Antonio1,439,358$55,554
Shavano Park3,442$190,671

Leon Valley Public Libraries

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

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