The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In San Antonio For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in San Antonio are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in San Antonio.
Safest Neighborhoods In San Antonio

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in San Antonio are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in San Antonio. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which San Antonio neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in San Antonio in 2020? That would be Cielo Vista. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in San Antonio.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all San Antonio neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around San Antonio that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in San Antonio.

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How We Determined The Safest San Antonio Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in San Antonio.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 296 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In San Antonio.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Cielo Vista.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places San Antonio. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In San Antonio For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,860
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 20
Property Crime Per 100k: 140
More on Cielo Vista: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Cielo Vista comes in at 20 and the property crime per capita is 140 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 929
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 14
Property Crime Per 100k: 245
More on Cadillac Drive: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Cadillac Drive comes in at 14 and the property crime per capita is 245 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 1,350
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 9
Property Crime Per 100k: 325
More on Inwood Homeowners: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Inwood Homeowners comes in at 9 and the property crime per capita is 325 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 662
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 19
Property Crime Per 100k: 319
More on The Champions Estates-Stone Oak: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in The Champions Estates-Stone Oak comes in at 19 and the property crime per capita is 319 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 307
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 41
Property Crime Per 100k: 212
More on The Fountains At Deerfield: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in The Fountains At Deerfield comes in at 41 and the property crime per capita is 212 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 858
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 15
Property Crime Per 100k: 435
More on Champions Ridge: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Champions Ridge comes in at 15 and the property crime per capita is 435 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 973
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 26
Property Crime Per 100k: 367
More on Greystone Country Estates: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Greystone Country Estates comes in at 26 and the property crime per capita is 367 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 1,204
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 31
Property Crime Per 100k: 364
More on The Terraces At Encino Creek: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in The Terraces At Encino Creek comes in at 31 and the property crime per capita is 364 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,699
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 22
Property Crime Per 100k: 526
More on Deerfield: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Deerfield comes in at 22 and the property crime per capita is 526 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 162
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 78
Property Crime Per 100k: 100
More on Stone Wood: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Stone Wood comes in at 78 and the property crime per capita is 100 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In San Antonio

Looking at the data, you can tell that Cielo Vista is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Texas residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In San Antonio For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Cielo Vista 160
2 Cadillac Drive 259
3 Inwood Homeowners 334
4 The Champions Estates-Stone Oak 338
5 The Fountains At Deerfield 253
6 Champions Ridge 450
7 Greystone Country Estates 393
8 The Terraces At Encino Creek 395
9 Deerfield 548
10 Stone Wood 178
11 Randolph Hills 553
12 Regency Park 634
13 Stanton Run 645
14 North San Antonio Hills 650
15 North Central Heritage 549
16 Villages Of Westcreek 623
17 Mission Ridge 793
18 Oakwood 686
19 Tezel Heights 661
20 Estates-Mission Hills 604
21 Coolcrest 808
22 Dreamhill Estates Neighborhood 828
23 Remington Heights 833
24 Mission Trace-Vance Jackson 624
25 The Dominion 679
26 Vista Del Norte 989
27 Village In The Woods 801
28 Ventura 684
29 Santa Fe Trails 871
30 Oak Grove Estates 760
31 Ridgehaven Volunteer 863
32 Hunters Creek 1,128
33 Stone Valley 1,006
34 Bluffview At Camino Real 1,019
35 Woodlake 811
36 Castle Wood Forest 1,040
37 Big Springs 1,035
38 Meadowbrook 891
39 Emerald Forest 1,226
40 Summit-Stone Oak 1,245
41 Oak Haven Heights 1,027
42 Verde Hills 1,182
43 Quail Creek 1,169
44 Lorrence Creek 1,101
45 Deer Hollow 1,471
46 Promontory Pointe-Heights 1,253
47 Overlook Of Carriage Hills 1,349
48 North Castle Hills 1,424
49 Sonterra-Stone Oak 1,222
50 Encino Ranch 1,256
51 Oak Creek 1,356
52 Provincia Villas 1,276
53 Braun Station West 1,268
54 Fairways Of Woodlake 1,206
55 Eckhert Crossing 1,267
56 Creekview Estates 1,597
57 Churchill Estates 1,486
58 Stonefield 1,208
59 Village At Big Country 1,242
60 Arboretum 1,492
61 North Central Thousand Oaks 1,588
62 Oak Meadow 1,685
63 Parkwood Maintenance 1,368
64 Braun Station East 1,301
65 Trophy Ridge 1,392
66 Steubing Ranch 1,506
67 Braun Willow 1,308
68 Friends Of Friedrich Wilderness Park 1,598
69 Mockingbird Hill 1,651
70 East Pyron-Symphony Lane-Mission San Jose 1,863
71 Woodridge 1,506
72 Alamo Farmsteads-Babcock Road 1,593
73 Brentfield 1,649
74 Hills And Dales 1,742
75 Arbor At Sonoma Ranch 1,746
76 Southpark 1,596
77 Spring Creek 1,780
78 The Crossing At Quail Creek 1,699
79 The Vineyard 1,654
80 Apple Creek 1,800
81 Canyon Creek Estates 1,762
82 Shady Oaks 1,899
83 Lockhill Estates 1,621
84 Valley Hi North 2,009
85 Woodglen 1,698
86 Highland Farms 1,698
87 French Creek Village 1,973
88 Tierra Del Sol 1,758
89 Saddlebrook Farms 1,766
90 High Country 1,844
91 Braun Hollow 2,031
92 Sierra Springs 2,058
93 Tezel Trails 1,571
94 Huntington Place 1,971
95 Northwest Crossing 1,878
96 Candlewood Park 1,807
97 Hunters Brook-Hunters Chase 1,480
98 Encino Park 2,070
99 Oak Hills 2,075
100 Green Spring Valley 1,979
101 Great Northwest 1,983
102 Southeast Side 1,756
103 Woodstone 2,083
104 Mountain View Acres 2,278
105 Crownridge Of Texas 2,743
106 Hunters Chase 1,968
107 College Park 2,103
108 Jade Oaks 2,109
109 Inspiration Hills 2,364
110 Hart Ranch Unit One 2,444
111 Ingram Hills 2,077
112 Jefferson-Monticello Park-Woodlawn Lake 1,980
113 Misty Oaks 2,249
114 Stone Mountain 2,270
115 Redland Woods 2,143
116 Walker Ranch 2,221
117 The Seventh At Sonterra-The Vineyard 2,221
118 The Heights At Stone Oak 2,221
119 Forest At Stone Oak 2,221
120 Forests At Inwood 2,221
121 Cavalo Creek Estates 2,221
122 The Park At Deerfield 2,221
123 Woods Of Deerfield 2,221
124 Ridge At Deerfield 2,221
125 Summerglen 2,221
126 El Dorado 2,278
127 Castle Hills Forest 2,698
128 Knollcreek 2,869
129 San Antonio Creekside 2,422
130 Terrell Heights 2,616
131 Sunshine Estates 2,485
132 Crown Meadows 2,423
133 Silverbrook 2,213
134 The Estates At Stonegate 2,237
135 184 Association 2,712
136 Oak Park-Northwood 2,781
137 Guilbeau Park 2,472
138 Crownhill Park 2,386
139 Stone Oak Communities 2,413
140 Thousand Oaks 2,634
141 Eden 2,417
142 Park Place 2,416
143 Laddie Place And North Wilson 2,700
144 Rolling Ridge Village-Rolling Ridge Club 2,421
145 Woods Of Shavano 2,944
146 Woller Creek 2,362
147 Culebra Park-Third World 2,341
148 Monte Vista 2,971
149 Gold Canyon 2,497
150 Northern Heights 3,001
151 Timber Ridge 2,826
152 Stablewood-Valley Hi North 2,699
153 Third World 2,704
154 Hillcrest 2,815
155 Shavano Heights 3,145
156 Adams Hill 2,868
157 Regency Meadow 3,830
158 Heritage 2,824
159 General Krueger 2,720
160 Stone Oak 2,922
161 Wellsprings-Vance Jackson 2,923
162 Fieldstone 2,857
163 Northern Hills 3,140
164 University Park 2,980
165 Jefferson-Woodlawn Lake 3,363
166 Loma Park 3,138
167 Wildwood West 3,011
168 Valley Forest 3,343
169 Feather Ridge 3,200
170 Preston Hollow 3,709
171 Northhampton 3,313
172 Valencia 3,240
173 Royal Ridge 3,455
174 Loma Vista 3,089
175 Tierra Linda 3,391
176 Jefferson 3,633
177 The Hills Of Park North 3,407
178 River Road 3,477
179 St James Place 3,230
180 Memorial Heights 3,364
181 Brady Gardens 3,547
182 Vance Jackson 3,856
183 South Southwest 3,521
184 Redland Ridge 3,491
185 165 Association 3,389
186 Southwest 3,391
187 Culebra Park 3,588
188 Canyon View 5,139
189 Northmoor 3,649
190 Olmos Park Terrace 3,986
191 Westwood Village 3,789
192 Countryside San Pedro 3,861
193 Community Workers Council-Los Jardines 3,594
194 Blossom Park 4,121
195 Kingsborough Ridge 3,617
196 Tanglewood 3,969
197 Wilshire Village 3,828
198 Sunrise 3,570
199 Riverside South 3,667
200 The Bluffs Of Henderson Pass 4,038
201 Jefferson-Monticello Park 4,336
202 Hunters Mill 4,151
203 Hidden Meadow 4,091
204 Hein-Orchard 3,617
205 United Westwood 3,773
206 Country View Village-Alamo Farmsteads-Babcock Road 4,244
207 Citizens On Alert 3,941
208 Edison 4,225
209 Oxbow 4,403
210 Greater Harmony Hills 4,258
211 Tobin Hill 4,315
212 Las Lomas-Stone Oak 4,975
213 Sunny Slope 3,935
214 Lower Southeast Side 4,222
215 Meadow Village 4,295
216 Lavaca 4,608
217 Highland Oaks 4,272
218 Lafayette Place 5,564
219 Alta Vista 4,711
220 El Chaparral Fertile Valley 4,600
221 Northwest Los Angeles Heights 4,547
222 Lindsey Place 4,847
223 Downtown 4,784
224 Palm Heights 4,892
225 Artesia Community Guild 4,579
226 Dellcrest Area 5,380
227 Hidden Cove-Indian Creek-Southwest 4,676
228 Alamo Farmsteads-Babcock Road-Westfield 5,054
229 Donaldson Terrace 5,169
230 Sun Gate 5,281
231 Arena District 4,681
232 Pipers Meadow 4,736
233 Ridgestone 5,088
234 Lakeside 4,992
235 Historic Gardens 5,324
236 Los Jardines 5,018
237 Woodbridge At Monte Viejo 5,357
238 Mahncke Park 5,802
239 Wilshire 5,566
240 Rainbow Hills 5,283
241 Oak Bluff 6,731
242 Lago Vista-South Southwest 5,591
243 Camelot 5,571
244 Vista 5,710
245 Maverick Creek 7,527
246 Community Workers Council 5,552
247 Greater Gardendale 5,791
248 East Village 5,697
249 Dellview Area 5,807
250 Quintana Community 5,758
251 Villa De San Antonio 5,642
252 Oakland Heights 6,171
253 Collins Garden 6,770
254 Pecan Valley 5,822
255 Los Angeles Heights-Keystone 6,206
256 Rolling Ridge Club 6,635
257 Beacon Hill 6,745
258 East Terrell Hills 5,961
259 Cable-Westwood 6,034
260 Highland Park 6,370
261 Coliseum Oaks 7,359
262 Woodlawn Lake 7,387
263 Nevada Street 6,296
264 Thunderbird Hills 7,327
265 Mission San Jose 6,703
266 Highland Hills 6,860
267 Wheatley Heights 6,483
268 Eastwood Village 6,562
269 Five Points 7,111
270 Thompson Community 7,097
271 Denver Heights 6,798
272 Prospect Hill 7,330
273 Gardens At Brookhollow 8,884
274 Government Hill Alliance 8,240
275 Skyline Park 8,317
276 Park Village 8,266
277 Riverside 9,448
278 Shearer Hills-Ridgeview 10,804
279 Dignowity Hill 9,570
280 Harvard Place-Eastlawn 9,478
281 Avenida Guadalupe 9,629
282 Forest Oak 10,737
283 San Antonio Cambridge Village-East Terrell Hills 9,584
284 Longs Ridge 10,726
285 King William 12,057
286 Coliseum-Willow Park 9,730
287 Springvale 10,211
288 Villas Of Babcock-Summerwind 10,999
289 Dellcrest Forrest 11,372
290 North Shearer Hills 12,342
291 Roosevelt Park 11,698
292 Jefferson Heights 11,721
293 Eastgate 12,961
294 United Homeowners 13,642
295 Village North One 14,772
296 Highland Forest 14,754

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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