The 10 Safest San Antonio, TX Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021


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

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our second 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 2021? 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 2021

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 295 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 2021

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,860
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 52
Property Crime Per 100k: 324
More on Cielo Vista: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 662
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 28
Property Crime Per 100k: 740
More on The Champions Estates-Stone Oak: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 929
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 44
Property Crime Per 100k: 568
More on Cadillac Drive: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,350
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 44
Property Crime Per 100k: 754
More on Inwood Homeowners: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 307
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 94
Property Crime Per 100k: 491
More on The Fountains At Deerfield: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 858
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 37
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,010
More on Champions Ridge: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 973
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 46
Property Crime Per 100k: 852
More on Greystone Country Estates: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,204
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 90
Property Crime Per 100k: 845
More on The Terraces At Encino Creek: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,699
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 36
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,220
More on Deerfield: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 1,062
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 120
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,171
More on Randolph Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

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 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Cielo Vista 366
2 The Champions Estates-Stone Oak 768
3 Cadillac Drive 582
4 Inwood Homeowners 788
5 The Fountains At Deerfield 585
6 Champions Ridge 1,057
7 Greystone Country Estates 928
8 The Terraces At Encino Creek 905
9 Deerfield 1,266
10 Randolph Hills 1,311
11 Stone Wood 410
12 Regency Park 1,459
13 Stanton Run 1,523
14 North Central Heritage 1,273
15 North San Antonio Hills 1,501
16 Tezel Heights 1,560
17 Villages Of Westcreek 1,471
18 Estates-Mission Hills 1,413
19 Mission Ridge 1,863
20 Village In The Woods 1,853
21 Mission Trace-Vance Jackson 1,478
22 Oakwood 1,615
23 Ventura 1,593
24 The Dominion 1,593
25 Dreamhill Estates Neighborhood 1,941
26 Coolcrest 1,876
27 Remington Heights 1,940
28 Santa Fe Trails 2,012
29 Vista Del Norte 2,279
30 Oak Grove Estates 1,798
31 The Seventh At Sonterra-The Vineyard 1,993
32 Gold Canyon 2,013
33 Summerglen 2,003
34 Woodlake 1,897
35 The Heights At Stone Oak 2,023
36 Forests At Inwood 2,023
37 Stone Valley 2,339
38 Gardens At Brookhollow 1,993
39 Ridgehaven Volunteer 2,041
40 The Park At Deerfield 2,033
41 Woods Of Deerfield 2,003
42 King William 2,023
43 Crownhill Park 2,023
44 Ridge At Deerfield 2,023
45 Hunters Creek 2,638
46 Bluffview At Camino Real 2,388
47 Forest At Stone Oak 2,033
48 Cavalo Creek Estates 2,033
49 The Estates At Stonegate 2,023
50 Walker Ranch 2,023
51 Big Springs 2,427
52 Castle Wood Forest 2,406
53 Meadowbrook 2,093
54 Emerald Forest 2,867
55 Summit-Stone Oak 2,898
56 Oak Haven Heights 2,418
57 Verde Hills 2,770
58 Quail Creek 2,743
59 Promontory Pointe-Heights 2,934
60 Overlook Of Carriage Hills 3,122
61 River Road 2,489
62 Deer Hollow 3,428
63 Lorrence Creek 2,602
64 North Castle Hills 3,298
65 Forest Oak 2,637
66 Oak Creek 3,167
67 Provincia Villas 2,997
68 Braun Station West 2,989
69 Sonterra-Stone Oak 2,874
70 Encino Ranch 2,942
71 Creekview Estates 3,718
72 Maverick Creek 2,899
73 Fairways Of Woodlake 2,814
74 Eckhert Crossing 2,950
75 North Central Thousand Oaks 3,714
76 Oak Meadow 3,933
77 Stonefield 2,856
78 Churchill Estates 3,472
79 Village At Big Country 2,933
80 The Bluffs Of Henderson Pass 3,078
81 Arboretum 3,497
82 Parkwood Maintenance 3,228
83 Braun Station East 3,061
84 Steubing Ranch 3,537
85 Friends Of Friedrich Wilderness Park 3,756
86 Trophy Ridge 3,267
87 East Pyron-Symphony Lane-Mission San Jose 4,336
88 Tobin Hill 3,341
89 Mockingbird Hill 3,834
90 Country View Village-Alamo Farmsteads-Babcock Road 3,338
91 Braun Willow 3,060
92 Alamo Farmsteads-Babcock Road 3,722
93 Oak Bluff 3,484
94 Woodridge 3,543
95 Hills And Dales 4,057
96 Brentfield 3,840
97 Arbor At Sonoma Ranch 4,061
98 Spring Creek 4,136
99 Southpark 3,726
100 Longs Ridge 3,774
101 Valley Hi North 4,660
102 Apple Creek 4,208
103 The Crossing At Quail Creek 3,962
104 Shady Oaks 4,455
105 The Vineyard 3,892
106 Canyon Creek Estates 4,106
107 Lockhill Estates 3,826
108 Woodglen 4,005
109 Downtown 3,958
110 French Creek Village 4,617
111 Highland Farms 3,999
112 Tierra Del Sol 4,124
113 Alamo Farmsteads-Babcock Road-Westfield 4,084
114 Saddlebrook Farms 4,153
115 Braun Hollow 4,764
116 Sierra Springs 4,813
117 High Country 4,322
118 Northwest Crossing 4,415
119 Huntington Place 4,605
120 Candlewood Park 4,260
121 Encino Park 4,851
122 Mountain View Acres 5,296
123 Oak Hills 4,842
124 Tezel Trails 3,737
125 Historic Gardens 4,494
126 Hunters Brook-Hunters Chase 3,564
127 Green Spring Valley 4,641
128 Shearer Hills-Ridgeview 4,516
129 Crownridge Of Texas 6,385
130 Great Northwest 4,640
131 Inspiration Hills 5,526
132 Woodstone 4,872
133 Southeast Side 4,152
134 Misty Oaks 5,253
135 Hart Ranch Unit One 5,712
136 College Park 4,947
137 Stone Mountain 5,303
138 Jade Oaks 4,956
139 El Dorado 5,357
140 Ingram Hills 4,874
141 San Antonio Creekside 5,651
142 Terrell Heights 6,095
143 Redland Woods 5,040
144 Sunshine Estates 5,786
145 North Shearer Hills 5,437
146 Crown Meadows 5,658
147 Castle Hills Forest 6,311
148 Rolling Ridge Club 5,369
149 Jefferson-Monticello Park-Woodlawn Lake 4,677
150 184 Association 6,318
151 Beacon Hill 5,583
152 Knollcreek 6,659
153 Park Place 5,665
154 Stone Oak Communities 5,669
155 Eden 5,690
156 San Antonio Cambridge Village-East Terrell Hills 5,635
157 Rolling Ridge Village-Rolling Ridge Club 5,691
158 Silverbrook 5,224
159 Guilbeau Park 5,799
160 Thunderbird Hills 5,688
161 Oak Park-Northwood 6,467
162 Coliseum Oaks 5,787
163 Thousand Oaks 6,176
164 Woller Creek 5,571
165 Laddie Place And North Wilson 6,336
166 Villas Of Babcock-Summerwind 5,849
167 Roosevelt Park 5,942
168 Dignowity Hill 6,060
169 Woods Of Shavano 6,879
170 Stablewood-Valley Hi North 6,334
171 Eastgate 6,149
172 Five Points 6,130
173 Culebra Park-Third World 5,551
174 Highland Forest 6,249
175 Timber Ridge 6,605
176 Monte Vista 6,917
177 Coliseum-Willow Park 6,385
178 Northern Heights 7,027
179 Government Hill Alliance 6,470
180 Third World 6,363
181 Adams Hill 6,717
182 Hillcrest 6,608
183 Stone Oak 6,837
184 Regency Meadow 8,899
185 Thompson Community 6,738
186 Woodlawn Lake 6,812
187 United Homeowners 6,757
188 Highland Hills 6,809
189 General Krueger 6,390
190 Wellsprings-Vance Jackson 6,840
191 Heritage 6,631
192 Shavano Heights 7,358
193 Fieldstone 6,707
194 University Park 7,003
195 Village North One 6,945
196 Mission San Jose 6,939
197 Northern Hills 7,356
198 Riverside 6,987
199 Park Village 7,068
200 Dellcrest Forrest 7,068
201 Loma Park 7,356
202 Jefferson-Woodlawn Lake 7,856
203 Collins Garden 7,059
204 Eastwood Village 7,126
205 Springvale 7,151
206 Wildwood West 7,076
207 Skyline Park 7,327
208 Valley Forest 7,807
209 Preston Hollow 8,637
210 Feather Ridge 7,509
211 Loma Vista 7,281
212 Avenida Guadalupe 7,541
213 Denver Heights 7,577
214 Jefferson Heights 7,552
215 Royal Ridge 8,092
216 Valencia 7,595
217 Wheatley Heights 7,620
218 Northhampton 7,764
219 Prospect Hill 7,681
220 Vance Jackson 9,025
221 Jefferson 8,517
222 Canyon View 11,956
223 St James Place 7,638
224 Tierra Linda 7,971
225 Memorial Heights 7,903
226 Harvard Place-Eastlawn 8,000
227 The Hills Of Park North 8,013
228 Southwest 7,998
229 Blossom Park 9,651
230 Brady Gardens 8,318
231 165 Association 8,008
232 Redland Ridge 8,199
233 South Southwest 8,251
234 Olmos Park Terrace 9,336
235 Culebra Park 8,429
236 Northmoor 8,543
237 Community Workers Council-Los Jardines 8,439
238 Westwood Village 8,888
239 Countryside San Pedro 9,056
240 Kingsborough Ridge 8,530
241 Sunrise 8,410
242 Tanglewood 9,307
243 Wilshire Village 9,013
244 Jefferson-Monticello Park 10,150
245 Riverside South 8,639
246 Hunters Mill 9,712
247 Hein-Orchard 8,569
248 Hidden Meadow 9,618
249 Las Lomas-Stone Oak 11,631
250 Lafayette Place 12,970
251 United Westwood 8,882
252 Citizens On Alert 9,277
253 Greater Harmony Hills 9,997
254 Edison 9,921
255 Oxbow 10,339
256 Sunny Slope 9,280
257 Lower Southeast Side 9,934
258 Lavaca 10,786
259 Meadow Village 10,072
260 Highland Oaks 10,045
261 El Chaparral Fertile Valley 10,810
262 Northwest Los Angeles Heights 10,693
263 Alta Vista 11,059
264 Lindsey Place 11,345
265 Palm Heights 11,484
266 Artesia Community Guild 10,795
267 Dellcrest Area 12,577
268 Hidden Cove-Indian Creek-Southwest 10,987
269 Donaldson Terrace 12,134
270 Arena District 11,027
271 Sun Gate 12,361
272 Pipers Meadow 11,144
273 Ridgestone 11,961
274 Lakeside 11,763
275 Los Jardines 11,833
276 Woodbridge At Monte Viejo 12,602
277 Wilshire 13,040
278 Rainbow Hills 12,461
279 Mahncke Park 13,594
280 Camelot 13,109
281 Lago Vista-South Southwest 13,139
282 Vista 13,397
283 Community Workers Council 13,055
284 Villa De San Antonio 13,339
285 East Village 13,387
286 Greater Gardendale 13,592
287 Dellview Area 13,623
288 Quintana Community 13,527
289 East Terrell Hills 14,059
290 Pecan Valley 13,720
291 Oakland Heights 14,494
292 Los Angeles Heights-Keystone 14,566
293 Cable-Westwood 14,192
294 Highland Park 14,936
295 Nevada Street 14,863

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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