SA areas with highest livability scores (w/ slideshow and map)

Scores based on areavibes.com

Terrell Heights neighborhood. (Image courtesy: Google Maps)
Terrell Heights neighborhood. (Image courtesy: Google Maps)

SAN ANTONIO – Areas like the Dominion and Summerglen have some of the most expensive homes in San Antonio but do they outrank other areas in terms of livability?

San Antonio has a livability score of 79 according to areavibes.com, and areas around the city have scored even higher.

The scores vary based on several factors, including amenities in the area, cost of living, crime, education, housing and employment. 

(Click here for a slideshow of the top 20 areas in San Antonio.)

Amenities could be anything from parks to grocery stores. Crime includes a full range of categories from property crime to violent offenses.

Listing all categories as equally important, the top 20 neighborhoods near San Antonio range from a score of 91 in Las Palmas, to an 85 in North Central Thousand Oaks.

Benefits shared by many of the top communities include high graduation rates, low cost of living and high income per capita for the area.

KSAT.com has compiled the top 20 from the site on a slideshow and added an interactive Google neighborhood map. For the full list from areavibes.com, click here. 


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