Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,511,946
Nationwide Rank 7

Quick Facts

San Antonio, Texas is the 7th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

San Antonio, Texas is a city.

San Antonio, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 San Antonio had its largest population ever.

San Antonio, Texas is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 87% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

San Antonio, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1 New York, New York 8,622,698 7.5%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,999,759 7.9%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,716,450 -6.1%
4 Houston, Texas 2,312,717 16.9%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,626,078 22.5%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,580,863 4.4%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,511,946 29.9%
8 San Diego, California 1,419,516 15.7%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,341,075 12.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,035,317 14.5%
11 Austin, Texas 950,715 41.4%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 892,062 21.1%
13 San Francisco, California 884,363 13.7%
14 Columbus, Ohio 879,170 22.7%
15 Fort Worth, Texas 874,168 60.1%
16 Indianapolis, Indiana 863,002 10.3%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 859,035 50.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4 Houston 2,312,717 16.9%
7 San Antonio 1,511,946 29.9%
9 Dallas 1,341,075 12.6%
11 Austin 950,715 41.4%
15 Fort Worth 874,168 60.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,511,946 7
2016 1,492,510 7
2015 1,469,845 7
2014 1,436,697 7
2013 1,409,019 7
2012 1,382,951 7
2011 1,357,551 7
2010 1,327,407 7
2009 1,373,668 7
2008 1,349,274 7
2007 1,323,698 7
2006 1,292,082 8
2005 1,258,733 8
2004 1,239,011 8
2003 1,217,969 9
2002 1,199,116 9
2001 1,177,154 9
2000 1,163,825 9
1990 997,434 9
1980 785,880 11
1970 654,153 15
1960 587,718 17
1950 408,442 25
1940 253,854 36
1930 231,542 38
1920 161,379 41
1910 96,614 54
1900 53,321 71
1890 37,673 81
1880 20,550 96