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Overview

Introduction to Live Oak, Texas

Live Oak, Texas, in Bexar county, is 13 miles NE of San Antonio, Texas. The city is considered part of the San Antonio metropolitan area.

Live Oak History

The city of Live Oak, which was incorporated in 1960, is located in Bexar County which was once a part of the Spanish Province of Texas. The county was formed on December 20th, 1836 and is named after San Antonio de Béxar, one of the original municipalities of Texas. The municipality was established when a group of Canary Islanders began living there in 1731.

Live Oak and Nearby Attractions

  • Cowboy Museum
  • Spanish Governor's Palace
  • Alamo Plaza
  • Guadalupe River State Park
  • Institute of Texan Cultures

Things To Do In Live Oak

The Institute of Texan Cultures showcases historical, cultural, scientific, and technological exhibits pertaining to the Texas region. The house of Antonio Navarro, a signatory of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836, is located near the city. The Alamo Plaza, where a small band of Texans held fort against the centralist army of General Antonio, is close to Live Oak. A colonial town house built by the Spanish in the 1740s for the presidio's commanding officer, is also easily accessible from the city. Activities like tubing, fishing, swimming, hiking, camping, and canoeing can be enjoyed at Guadalupe River State Park.

Live Oak Transportation

Air transportation is available from San Antonio International Airport.

Live Oak Higher Education

Trinity University, University of the Incarnate Word, and San Antonio College are situated near Live Oak.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,021
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+7,956
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married44.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.6%
Median Earnings25+$39,600
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,133
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,194

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,134
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone35.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,029
Median House Value$123,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.4%
German15%
Irish9.4%
English7.6%
Italian4%
Polish1.9%
Scottish1.4%
Dutch1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Canadian0.9%
Czech0.8%
Arab0.8%
Swedish0.7%
West Indian0.7%
Danishn0.5%
Trinidad Tobago0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Moroccan0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
African0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Live Oak Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bexar County
Standard Zip Codes78233
Phone Area Codes210
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.56
Approximate Longitude-98.36

Live Oak 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
Distance8.2 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
Distance17.6 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
StationCANYON DAM
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp55 to 79 F
Jul Temp71 to 95 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Converse21,169$68,587
Garden Ridge3,730$125,982
Schertz37,597$87,309
Selma8,866$89,423

Live Oak Hospitals

Northeast Methodist Hospital
12412 Judson Rd
(210) 757-7000

Live Oak Public Schools

Evans Road H S
8012 Shin Oak
ZIP: 78233
(210) 945-5100
Judson Early College Academy
8230 Palisades
ZIP: 78233
(210) 945-5100
High
Total Enrollment 456
Shekinah Hope
12995 Ih 35
ZIP: 78233
(210) 590-0838
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