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City of Universal City
—  City  —
Location of Universal City, Texas
Coordinates: 29°33′8″N 98°18′12″W / 29.55222°N 98.30333°W / 29.55222; -98.30333
Country United States of America
State Texas
County Bexar, Guadalupe
 - Total 5.6 sq mi (14.6 km2)
 - Land 5.6 sq mi (14.6 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 14,849
 - Density 2,628.2/sq mi (1,014.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 78148, 78150
Area code(s) 210
FIPS code 48-74408[1]
GNIS feature ID 1349101[2]

Universal City is a city in Bexar and Guadalupe Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It borders San Antonio to the northeast, and is adjacent to Randolph Air Force Base. The population was 14,849 at the 2000 census. Through Universal City is Pat Booker Road, the commercial throughfare of the city. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Universal City is located at 29°33′8″N 98°18′12″W / 29.55222°N 98.30333°W / 29.55222; -98.30333 (29.552148, -98.303228)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.7 square miles (14.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 14,849 people, 5,995 households, and 4,220 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,628.2 people per square mile (1,014.7/km²). There were 6,331 housing units at an average density of 1,120.5/sq mi (432.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.54% White, 6.42% African American, 0.75% Native American, 2.88% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 5.60% from other races, and 3.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.59% of the population.

There were 5,995 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,501, and the median income for a family was $59,109. Males had a median income of $35,762 versus $26,755 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,189. About 5.9% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.


Universal City is served by the Judson and Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School Districts.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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