Posted on September 25, 2012 at 7:01 PM
Tuesday, Sep 25 at 7:21 PM
If you have the best schools, it's most likely your zip code is up and coming. And the richest zip codes in San Antonio are on the north-central side of the city, according to Zipatlas.com.
“Most things are driven by school districts which is why the north-central part of San Antonio has always been hot,” said Bob Leonard a broker for Remax.
The richest zip codes are 78255 along I-10 West, 78257 near the Dominion, and 78248, 78258 both near Stone Oak Parkway, according to the website.
Their data shows number 1 is 78261 east of U.S. 281 north of Loop 1604.
It shows 78257 south of Ralph Fair Road is also the fastest-growing zip code, and 78245 near Potranco Road is the city's most populated.
Gregorio Morales, a retired New York firefighter says, “We got great schools here. The people are great. And it’s clean compared to where I came from. And people are very polite.”
According to real estate professionals, older neighborhoods in San Antonio are showing a come back because of new development downtown as more companies move their headquarters.
Now more families are looking for something closer to the metro area.
“That commute has become more of an issue. Many people don’t like to commute from half way to Austin,” says Leonard.
Areas around Cibolo and Schertz have also seen a resurgence because of the San Antonio to Austin commute, Leonard added.