Alamo Heights is a premier neighborhood in central San Antonio, featuring great restaurants, top-rated public schools, close proximity to downtown, and countless other amenities. The city maintains its own police, fire, and sanitation departments which runs its own government dedicated to the excellence of these city services. All this leads to feeling a sense of security and well being that residents take comfort in. As far as shopping goes, Alamo Heights is Speckled with couture boutiques, beadwork shops, quirky specialty shops, and designer showrooms, Alamo Heights’ main road (Broadway) offers a haven of exclusive shopping amenities. It is full of character and charm. Ranging from small, charming cottages, to massive, luxurious Mediterranean manors, many of the homes have been either newly constructed or lovingly restored. Long known as a top-notch school district, people are willing to pay a premium to live in a home within the Alamo Heights ISD district lines. Only 4.5 miles from downtown San Antonio and surrounded by major highways, Alamo Heights’ central location has been luring homebuyers for years. Easily accessible and close to major amenities such as the airport, museums, business centers, and even Fort Sam Houston, Alamo Heights meets the needs of a vast array of families!
Alamo Heights is located at 29°28′58″N 98°28′2″W (29.482881, -98.467271). It is bordered by the following neighborhoods: Lincoln Heights to the north, Olmos Park to the west, Brackenridge Park and Fort Sam Houston to the south, and Terrell Hills to the east. All of them are districts within San Antonio except for Terrell Hills and Olmos Park, both independent municipalities similarly to Alamo Heights. Alamo Heights is about 3 miles (5 km) south of the San Antonio International Airport and 5 miles (8 km) north of downtown San Antonio, both of which are accessible via Broadway and U.S. 281 North.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Alamo Heights has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), all of it land. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, there were 7,319 people, 3,197 households, and 1,819 families residing in this city. The population density was 3,964.9 people per square mile (1,527.5/km2). There were 3,460 housing units at an average density of 1,874.4 per square mile (722.1/km2). The racial makeup of this town was 93.80% White, 0.56% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.81% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.55% of the population.