The east side of San Antonio is a diverse and eclectic area. East San Antonio is home to Saint Paul Square, the Alamodome, AT&T Center and the Freeman Coliseum. The area is considered to be very family-oriented. The Southeast area encompasses many historic neighborhoods, including Pecan Valley, which offers world-class golfing. Also located in the Southeast is China Grove, a place that gained notoriety for being the subject of a Doobie Brothers song by the same name.
The area defined as Pecan Valley is now part of a large-scale restoration effort. There are thousands of homes in Pecan Valley that are relatively modest in price. The median cost of housing is less than $100,000, which represents a significant increase over the past few years.
The median annual income is approximately $45,000 and the median age of residents is 34. Since its inception in 2007, the Pecan Valley Neighborhood Association has governed over the area and assisted with its restoration efforts. Students from Pecan Valley attend the San Antonio Independent School District.
China Grove is a small town located in the southeastern corner of San Antonio. With only 4.12 square miles of land, the area is truly a close-knit community that provides refuge from the constant growth of the nearby city. Homes and condos in China Grove are moderately priced with an estimated median value of $193,100.
The median age of residents in the area is 39.8 and the median household income is just over $80,000 per year. Slightly over 1,300 people currently call China Grove home making it a great place to get to know your neighbors, especially considering the population density is approximately 317 people per square-mile. Students in China Grove are serviced by the East Central Independent School District.
Kirby has a population of 8,606. The median age is 33.3 and the median annual household income is approximately $46,500. Houses in the Kirby area have an estimated median value of $93,256. Kirby is served by the Judson Independent School District.