Balcones Heights is a city located in Bexar County , Texas, with a population of approximately 3,000 people as of the 2020 United States Census. The city is situated just northwest of San Antonio and is known for its diverse community and convenient location.
In terms of demographics, Balcones Heights is a diverse city, with a mix of White, Hispanic or Latino, African American, and Asian residents. The median age of residents is 34.8 years, which is lower than the state average.
The average home price in Balcones Heights is around $120,000, making it one of the more affordable options for those looking to buy a home in the San Antonio area. The property tax rate in Balcones Heights is 2.2%, which is slightly lower than the state average.
Balcones Heights offers a range of amenities and services to residents and visitors alike. The city is home to several parks, including the Balcones Heights City Park and the Crossroads of San Antonio Park, where residents can enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and picnicking. Additionally, the city hosts several community events throughout the year, including the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival and the Balcones Heights Art Show.
Balcones Heights is also home to several businesses and industries, including retail, hospitality, and healthcare. The city is served by the Northside Independent School District, which includes several highly-rated schools such as Marshall High School and Clark High School. According to the Texas Education Agency, the Northside Independent School District received a rating of “A” for the 2020-2021 school year, indicating excellent performance.