Shavano Park is a rapidly growing town in Bexar county, having recorded a growth of 25% since 2000, to a current population of 2,198 people. It is an affluent community, with a median home cost of $270,000, and stable growth of 1% over the past year—and as such, the cost of living is 12.8% higher than the US average. Less than 3% of the residents there live below the poverty line, as compared to over 15% in the rest of Texas. The unemployment rate there is 3% less than the national average.
Conveniences: Shavano Park is located fairly close to San Antonio—in particular, it is about 13 miles away from the Amtrak station there and 6 miles away from San Antonio International Airport. As to local hospitals, Shavano park is 7 miles away from the IHS and Kindred Hospitals in San Antonio.
Education: Shavano Park is generally laid out for older inhabitants and fewer families with children. (its median age is 46 years, compared to the state median of 32 years) The closest school is a Catholic private institution, St Matthew Catholic School. Churchill High School is the local public school.