Overview of San Antonio
As the seventh largest urban center in the U.S., San Antonio is bursting with friendly residents that revel in the metro’s strong military ties, diverse neighborhoods, and rich history. San Antonio is a thriving city that features the perfect mix of urban districts and residential areas like North Central, the West Side, Uptown Central, and Stone Oak. The city boasts great dining, a lively nightlife, major shopping, historical attractions, as well as art and culture. In addition to the Historic District, which is home to the Alamo, another popular gathering spot is the San Antonio River Walk. This restoration of an urban river is lined with many shops, restaurants and pubs making it popular with locals and tourists alike.
San Antonio Apartments & Cost of Living
It turns out that not everything is bigger in Texas. In fact, rent for apartments in San Antonio falls quite a bit below the average for most American cities. Combine that affordable rent with the amenities typically offered by San Antonio apartments, and you’ve got yourself a sweet deal. Enjoy that warm San Antonio weather beside your pool, keep in shape with the apartment fitness center, or simply enjoy the views from your personal balcony. Many of these perks come with nearly all of our San Antonio apartments, so you can expect to live the life of luxury at a lower than average cost.
San Antonio Work & Study
Five Fortune 500 companies and numerous other corporations make their home in San Antonio. The area's economy is diversified with a focus in government, health care, financial services, and tourism. San Antonio also has a large military presence; one of the largest in the country. It is estimated that about 90,000 people in San Antonio work in the defense industry. San Antonio offers a host of options for expanding your education. It has 31 colleges and universities, including the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas A & M University - San Antonio, and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.