Its neighborhoods are places where residents thrive in an ethnically, culturally and socioeconomically integrated environment.
The entire community — individuals, businesses, local government, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations — takes responsibility for our collective well-being by providing information, access, high quality services and a meaningful sense of stability to residents of all ages and backgrounds. This continuum of caring enhances our residents’ quality of life and prepares families for the challenges of the 21st century.
- MIT’s Living Wage Calculator provides more information on Bexar County’s living wage calculation.
- Learn more about people who are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, and Employed (ALICE) from the United Way Texas.
- The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book offers state and national trends in child well-being.
- To see additional local data about the Point-In-Time Count, visit the South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH).
- If you suspect child abuse or neglect, you can report it by calling the Texas Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400. To learn more about when and how to report child abuse, visit the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
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The national poverty rate is 11.8%, according to the US Census Bureau 2018 Report. Approximately one in five San Antonians lives in poverty. When we disaggregate the data by race/ethnicity, we see that the poverty rate for non-Hispanic white residents is closer to 13% (±1.6%) while the rate for Hispanic residents is at 22.6% (±1.5%).