San Angelo

Population: 98,694Median home value: $112,800 82 Ranks better than 94% of areas
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A+ San Angelo Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B San Angelo Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than Texas
San Angelo
9010% less expensive than the US average
Texas
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
San Angelo cost of living
D San Angelo Crime Total crime is 56% higher than Texas
Total crime
4,69071% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2271% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
6%Year over year crime is up
San Angelo crime
C- San Angelo Employment Household income is 17% lower than Texas
Median household income
$45,48118% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$25,47415% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%47% lower than the US average
San Angelo employment
B San Angelo Housing Home value is 21% lower than Texas
Median home value
$112,80039% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$80315% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%11% lower than the US average
San Angelo real estate or San Angelo rentals
B San Angelo Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
77%7% lower than the US average
School test scores
62%25% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:19% lower than the US average
San Angelo K-12 schools or San Angelo colleges

Living in San Angelo, TX

San Angelo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. The city has a population of 98,694 inhabitants. At 85%, the majority of the San Angelo population is White; this is followed by 5% Black and 1% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of San Angelo are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 25% of the population also speak Spanish. The median age of all San Angelo residents is 33, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles. If you are looking for a family friendly city, San Angelo might be a good fit as 72% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 59% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

Are you trying to decide if living in San Angelo is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a positive experience before moving to any new city in Texas, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. The best areas in San Angelo and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, cost of living, weather, education, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Texas and national averages.

San Angelo, TX receives 80/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #360 in Texas and #1,628 in the USA. Compared to the US average, San Angelo ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! The cherry on top is that San Angelo also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. For each of the livability categories, we see that San Angelo ranks very well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B), weather (B+), education (B) and housing (B). San Angelo does not score well for the following: crime (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., San Angelo has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Here are some of the more popular things to do in San Angelo: Fort Concho, The International Water Lily Garden @ Civic League Park, and San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.

Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in San Angelo 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 San Angelo. 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 San Angelo are affordable. Median real estate prices in San Angelo come in at $112,800, which is 21% lower than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In San Angelo, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 3.8% lower than the Texas average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the San Angelo area were 1.9% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6%. 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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San Angelo: Can't Get Enough Texas, Baby!

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Perhaps you've heard the phrase, "Don't mess with Texas!" True, Texans stick to their guns, but more often than not are willing to help you in any way possible. When I visited San Angelo this past year, I was incredibly impressed with the open friendliness of Texans. The weather in San Angelo is also almost always sunny and warm.

I found the nightlife of San Angelo and wider Texas to be amazing, upbeat, and charming. There are a bunch of places to go out in San Angelo for nightlife purposes. Some great, truly "Texan" places to check out are Cattleman's Club, Oasis Lounge, Steel Penny Pub, and Santa Fe Junction. These are some of the best places for some country tunes and dancing.

Even though the city of San Angelo has an upbeat nightlife, it is still a very family-oriented community. Most of Texas is family-oriented, however, as Texas tends to lean more conservatively in a political way. There are many great private schools in the area for children, that are not too expensive. Many of these are Lutheran or Catholic schools, however. There also many great Universities in the area and near by if you have teens gearing up for higher education.

Overall, San Angelo is a fun upbeat city that is also great for families!
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Source: The San Angelo, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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