Latest Data (2016)
Population 1,492,510
Nationwide Rank 7

Quick Facts

San Antonio, Texas is the 7th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

San Antonio, Texas is a city.

San Antonio, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 San Antonio had its largest population ever.

San Antonio, Texas is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 85% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

San Antonio, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1 New York, New York 8,537,673 6.5%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,976,322 7.3%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,704,958 -6.5%
4 Houston, Texas 2,303,482 16.4%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,615,017 21.7%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,567,872 3.5%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,492,510 28.2%
8 San Diego, California 1,406,630 14.6%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 880,619 19.5%
13 San Francisco, California 870,887 12.0%
14 Columbus, Ohio 860,090 20.1%
15 Indianapolis, Indiana 855,164 9.3%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 854,113 56.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 842,051 47.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
4 Houston 2,303,482 16.4%
7 San Antonio 1,492,510 28.2%
9 Dallas 1,317,929 10.6%
11 Austin 947,890 41.0%
16 Fort Worth 854,113 56.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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