Friday, March 11, 2016

Why Are Millennials So Attracted To San Antonio?

San Antonio has worked hard to develop its urban lifestyle (minus a big price tag) which has become an appealing factor to many millennials. While they have been priced out of some U.S. cities, that simply isn't the case in San Antonio. The Alamo City experienced over a 9% population increase in millennials alone, which is why it's no surprise that it was recognized as one of the best mid-sized cities for millennials.

Why San Antonio? Well it is simple.

1. It is cheaper to live here.
The cost of living in San Antonio ranks among some of the lowest. Leaving millennials to feast a champagne lifestyle on a beer budget. 

2. The strong job market
The excellent business climate in San Antonio has drawn thousands of new jobs to the city with another 30,000 projected for 2016. San Antonio has a very attractive job market and consistently low unemployment rate.

3. The affordable rent rates

Renting is the new black! Homeownership across multiple groups is down in the last decade, and many millennials have chosen to rent over a mortgage. Renting a one bedroom in San Antonio will cost you around $900, which is relatively low compared to our sister cities where the median starts at $1,300.

4.  You can find a college or university in every area of the city
Whether it is the goal of heading back to college or looking for a new career field, San Antonio makes it easy for millennials to do it.  Today you can find a community college or major university in every area of the Alamo City.

San Antonio provides no shortage of places to rent when it comes to choosing where to live. Our apartment finders are familiar with the city's apartment rental inventory and can help guide you through the entire search process in a snap. Give us a call, tweet, or email and let us help you find your next home!