Population: 21,169Median home value: $133,300 79 Ranks better than 95% of areas
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A+ Converse Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Converse Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% lower than Texas
8911% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Converse cost of living
F Converse Crime Total crime is 10% lower than Texas
Total crime
2,7012% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 382% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
16%Year over year crime is up
Converse crime
D+ Converse Employment Household income is 16% higher than Texas
Median household income
$63,24014% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$23,84420% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%3% lower than the US average
Converse employment
B Converse Housing Home value is 7% lower than Texas
Median home value
$133,30028% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0278% higher than the US average
Home ownership
67%6% higher than the US average
Converse real estate or Converse rentals
B+ Converse Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Texas
High school grad. rates
83%1% higher than the US average
School test scores
64%29% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:117% lower than the US average
Converse K-12 schools

Living in Converse, TX

Converse is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Texas. The city has a population of 21,169 people. More than a quarter of the residents of Converse identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 21% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Converse tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 32 is far below the national average. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 71% of the population considered married and 52% with kids under the age of 18, Converse could be considered a very suitable city for families.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Converse, Texas. With useful information like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Converse and in the areas around Converse is a much easier task.

Converse has a livability score of 81/100 and is ranked #330 in Texas and #1,446 in the USA. Compared to the US average, Converse ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Converse also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Converse has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+), cost of living (B), weather (B), education (B+) and housing (B). There are some categories that Converse does not rank well for, including: crime (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Converse, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Converse can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Converse. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Converse are affordable. Median real estate prices in Converse come in at $133,300, which is 6.6% lower than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Converse, the home price to income ratio is 2.1, which is 19.2% lower than the Texas average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Converse area were 6.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.1%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

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Compare Converse, TX Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Converse, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Westfort Alliance, San Antonio9311687
Thousand Oaks, San Antonio9210.24,048
El Dorado, San Antonio925.82,061
North Central Thousand Oaks, San Antonio929.94,627
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Oak Grove Estates, San Antonio927.62,762
High Country, San Antonio916.73,646
Lorrence Creek, San Antonio9110.41,896
Shady Oaks, San Antonio9110.91,072

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PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
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PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Boerne, TX8731.813,066
Kyle, TX8642.934,080
Universal City, TX862.619,733
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Fun Activities in Converse, TX

Converse is a fun town with plenty of activities that you'll enjoy, no matter your interests. You'll also be close to San Antonio, which has lots of entertainment and dining options.

One of the biggest attractions in the areas is the San Antonio Zoo, which features animals from various parts of the world. You can also visit Morgan's Wonderland, a fascinating theme park with rides and attractions for everyone in the family. The Meadows Center is also nearby, and offers glass bottom boat tours for two, four or six people, which makes for a fun outing with friends.

Converse is also home to a number of quality restaurants, so you can find a delicious meal no matter what you're in the mood for. Papa Dante's Restaurant is a family-friendly eatery with authentic Italian dishes, and La Fiesta Patio Cafe is one of the best places in the area to get great Mexican food, or you can head over to Bayseas Seafood for the fresh catch of the day.
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