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With a current population of approximately 11,508, we are located next to Randolph Air Force Base adjacent to Live Oak, Universal City, and the City of Windcrest in northeast Bexar County, just northeast of San Antonio, midway between IH10 and IH 35. Other major roadways providing access to Converse include Loop 1604, FM 78, FM 1516, FM1976, Toepperwein Road, and Kitty Hawk Drive
History of Converse Real Estate
The City of Converse, located in northeast Bexar County, Texas is the home of Judson High School and the Judson Rockets, six times Texas State Champions for Division 5A Football. Converse is home to more than 3,400 families and approximately 160 businesses. From 1970 to 1980, the population increased 254 percent. According to Trans-Texas Water Program projections, Converse is expected to be the largest suburban city in the northeast San Antonio Metropolitan area by the year 2010 with a population of over 20,000.
Converse is conveniently located on FM 1604, San Antonio's outer Loop, midway between IH 10 and IH 35. Other major roadways providing easy access to the City include FM 78, FM 1516, FM 1976, Toepperwein Road, and Kitty Hawk Drive. The citizens of Converse enjoy VIA Bus Service throughout the City to downtown San Antonio, and the shopping malls, the San Antonio International Airport, and other key Bexar County destinations.
Converse is a Home-Rule City with a Council-Manager form of government, with the City providing all the basic services and recreational facilities. Converse also has excellent Fire and Emergency Medical Service and one of the lowest crime rates in the San Antonio Metropolitan area. The City of Converse continues to grow with several single-family residential subdivisions under construction. Converse is a great place to live and work.
As of the census of 2000, there were 11,508 people, 3,837 households, and 3,077 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,818.3 people per square mile (701.9/kmē). There were 4,009 housing units at an average density of 633.4/sq mi (244.5/kmē). The racial makeup of the city was 69.39% White, 13.03% African American, 0.56% Native American, 2.20% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 10.65% from other races, and 4.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.44% of the population.
There were 3,837 households out of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the city the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $47,947, and the median income for a family was $49,396. Males had a median income of $32,631 versus $25,765 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,949. About 4.9% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.
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