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Where San Antonio Ranks

Top 12: San Antonio landed on Worth Magazine’s list of Destinations for 2018.

  • The Worth team traveled the U.S. to compile this year’s list.
  • San Antonio is the only city in the South West to make this year’s list.

No. 1: San Antonio claimed the top spot as the Best City for Conferences in 2018 by SmartAsset.

  • San Antonio’s competitive cost of living, abundant hotels and dining and entertainment options helped the city secure the top spot.

No.1: San Antonio received its first perfect score in the Human Rights Campaigns’ annual “Municipal Equality Index”.

  • The annual list scores cities’ non-discrimination laws, employee benefits and protections, services and programs for LGBTQ constituents, relationship with law enforcement and relationship with city and community leaders.
  • San Antonio was one of four Texas cities to earn a perfect score.

No. 6: San Antonio’s rank on Conde Nast Traveler’s list of Best Cities in the U.S.

  • San Antonio was the only Texas city ranked by CN readers.

No. 8: San Antonio’s rank for the largest inbound net domestic migration over the last 5 years from RentCafe.

  • San Antonio gained over 81,000 residents, while cities like Los Angeles, New York and Chicago lost hundreds of thousands.
  • Housing affordability and job opportunity were identified as drivers for counties seeing positive net migration.

No. 21: San Antonio ranks among the best “foodie” cities in America by Wallethub.

  • You can’t beat the price. San Antonio ranks first for affordability among the over 180 cities ranked.

No. 22: San Antonio’s rank among the most fun cities in America by Wallethub.

  • Cities were ranked based on entertainment & recreation, nightlife & parties, and cost.
  • San Antonio ranked highest (No. 6) for most competitive cost for entertainment.