Where San Antonio Ranks

No. 1: San Antonio is the top-ranked metro area for growth at women-owned businesses

  • San Antonio also ranked 13th in growth of its number of women-owned firms and 7th in revenue growth at women-owned firms

No. 1: It’s no surprise that Military City, USA ranks as the top city for Veterans to live, according to Veterans United.

  • San Antonio’s large veteran population, resources for veterans transitioning out of the military and cost of living helped the city land the #1 spot.

No. 8: San Antonio is one of the best cities to launch a startup

  • The ranking used seven metrics: startup density, startup growth, investment in businesses, employment at startups, self-employment, education and cost of living.

No. 18: San Antonio is among the most cost-competitive places to live for millennials, according to GoBankingRates

  • The ranking factored the overall cost of living, median monthly rent, median home price, and three-year change in a city’s millennial population.

Top 7: San Antonio’s Muertos Fest is among the 7 best fall festivals in the United States, according to National Geographic Magazine.

  • The annual festival honors Mexico’s traditional Day of the Dead celebrations.

No. 23: San Antonio ranked one of the most fun cities in America, according to WalletHub

  • Considered entertainment and recreation, nightlife and parties, and costs.

No. 10: San Antonio is the 10th best big city in America, based on a poll by Conde Nast Traveler.

  • In the poll, readers of the lifestyle and luxury magazine were asked to name their favorite city.
  • The River Walk, The Alamo, The Pearl District, Fiesta, and the Japanese Tea Garden are some of the major attractions that draw people to the city.

No. 1: La Cantera Resort & Spa named by Conde Nast Traveler as the best resort in the southwest and 8th in the U.S. overall.