Windcrest, Texas

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Windcrest, Texas
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Location of Windcrest, Texas
Location of Windcrest, Texas
Bexar Windcrest.svg
Coordinates: 29°30′57″N 98°22′47″W / 29.51583°N 98.37972°W / 29.51583; -98.37972Coordinates: 29°30′57″N 98°22′47″W / 29.51583°N 98.37972°W / 29.51583; -98.37972
CountryUnited States
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor Dan Reese
Wes Manning
Cindy Strezlecki
Greg Turner

Marcus Yax
Joan Pedrotti, Mayor Pro Tem
 • City ManagerRafael Castillo
 • Total2.15 sq mi (5.58 km2)
 • Land2.15 sq mi (5.57 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation791 ft (241 m)
 • Total5,865
 • Density2,733.02/sq mi (1,055.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)210, 726 (planned)
FIPS code48-79672[3]
GNIS feature ID1350289[2]
ANSI Code2412280[4]

Windcrest is a city in Bexar County, Texas, United States. Its population was 5,865 at the 2020 census.[5] It is part of the San Antonio metropolitan area.


Windcrest is located in northeastern Bexar County. It is bordered to the north, west, and south by San Antonio and to the east by unincorporated neighborhoods in Bexar County. It is 11 miles (18 km) northeast of downtown San Antonio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, it has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.6 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.23%, is water.[5]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
Windcrest racial composition as of 2020[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 2,681 45.71%
Black or African American (NH) 669 11.41%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 21 0.36%
Asian (NH) 236 4.02%
Pacific Islander (NH) 8 0.14%
Some Other Race (NH) 21 0.36%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 193 3.29%
Hispanic or Latino 2,036 34.71%
Total 5,865

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 5,865 people, 1,903 households, and 1,317 families residing in the city.

As of the census[3] of 2000, 5,105 people, 2,232 households, and 1,618 families were residing in the city. The population density was 2,808.9 people per square mile (1,083.0/km2). The 2,297 housing units averaged 1,263.9 per square mile (487.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.00% White, 8.23% African American, 0.31% Native American, 7.10% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 3.80% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 14.93% of the population.

Of the 2,232 households, 16.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were not families. About 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23, and the average family size was 2.59.

In the city, the age distribution was 14.6% under 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 15.9% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 36.6% who were 65 or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $60,596, and for a family was $69,156. Males had a median income of $38,545 versus $32,457 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,120. About 4.6% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under age 18 and 0.4% of those age 65 or over.


The city is served by North East Independent School District.[10] Windcrest Elementary School in Windcrest,[11] Ed White Middle School in San Antonio,[12] and Roosevelt High School in San Antonio serve it.[13]


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Windcrest, Texas
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer Files 2016-Places-Texas". US Census. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Windcrest city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  8. ^[not specific enough to verify]
  9. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  10. ^ "Zoning Map of the City of Windcrest." City of Windcrest. Retrieved on March 24, 2010. North Map and South Map
  11. ^ "Windcrest Elementary School" Map. North East Independent School District. Retrieved on March 24, 2010.
  12. ^ "Ed White Middle School" Map. North East Independent School District. Retrieved on March 24, 2010.
  13. ^ "Roosevelt High School" Map. North East Independent School District. Retrieved on March 24, 2010.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[8][9]

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