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San Antonio–New Braunfels
Map of the Greater San Antonio

Common name: Greater San Antonio
Largest city San Antonio
Other cities  - New Braunfels
Population  Ranked 28th in the U.S.
 - Total 2,031,445 (2008 est.)
 - Density N/A/sq. mi. 
Area N/A sq. mi.
N/A km²
State(s)  Texas
 - Highest point N/A feet (N/A m)
 - Lowest point N/A feet (N/A m)

San Antonio–New Braunfels is an eight-county metropolitan area in the South Texas region of Texas, centering in the city of San Antonio. As of July 1, 2008 census estimate, the metropolitan area's population exceeded 2 million, up from a reported 1.7 million in 2000.[1]

The San Antonio–New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area is the third-largest metro area in the state of Texas, after Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington and Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown. It is also the fourth-fastest growing metropolitan area in the state, after Dallas–Fort Worth, Houston, and Austin.



Census Area July 1, 2008 Census 2000 1990 Census
San Antonio–New Braunfels Metropolitan Area 2,031,445 1,711,703 1,592,383
Atascosa, Texas 43,877 38,628 30,533
Bandera, Texas 20,303 17,645 10,562
Bexar, Texas 1,622,899 1,392,931 1,185,394
Comal, Texas 109,635 78,021 51,832
Guadalupe, Texas 117,172 89,023 64,873
Kendall, Texas 32,886 23,743 14,589
Medina, Texas 44,275 39,204 27,312
Wilson, Texas 40,398 32,408 22,650

The MSA covers a total of 7,387 sq. mi. 7,340 sq. mi. is land and 47 sq. mi. is water.



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Unincorporated places


The San Antonio–New Braunfels metropolitan area is home to six Fortune 1000 companies. Valero Energy Corp, Tesoro Petroleum Corp, Clear Channel Communications, USAA, and NuStar Energy are located in San Antonio. Rush Enterprises is located in New Braunfels.


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As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,711,703 people, 601,265 households, and 432,131 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 71.40% White, 6.24% African American, 0.77% Native American, 1.40% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 16.64% from other races, and 3.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 50.43% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $40,764 and the median income for a family was $46,686. Males had a median income of $32,143 versus $24,007 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,713.

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