Community Data

    Where I‑35 intersects with outer Loop 1604

    • 5 minutes to Randolph Air Force Base
    • 15 minutes to SanAntonio International Airport
    • 20 minutes to downtown SanAntonio

    Financial Services:

    • Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union Corporate Headquarters

    Education Services:

    • NortheastLakeview College and Judson Early College Academy
    • Alamo University Center
    • Northeast Methodist Hospital Complex and surrounding medical offices

    Medical Services

    • Northeast Methodist Hospital provides a full range of services to include emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, neurosurgery, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures
    • Medical District surrounding hospital including South Texas Radiology Imaging Centers (STRIC), Specialists, cancer care, Gastroenterology Associates, Dermatology Associate, Alamo Eye Surgeons, and a spectrum of specialists and primary care physicians.

    Retail Services -Shopping Centers:

    • The Forum with over 120 stores and restaurants
    • Live Oak Crossing with an 18-screen Regal Cinema Theater
    • Village at the Forum
    • Gateway Plaza Shopping Center
    • Live Oak Town Center with an IKEA and 54 additional retailers to include hotels

    Recreation Services:

    • Parks system including a scenic lake, playscapes, walking trails, skate park, two baseball fields, football field and two 18-hole disc golf courses

    Live Oak Attractions Map

      Cost of Living

      The City of Live Oak is growing and offers a great selection of housing that will accommodate any income level. High-quality homes and multi-family units are being constructed throughout the area. Including a mixed-use development that will allow people the luxury of living and shopping in one location.

      Single-family housing

      • Bridlewood Park Subdivision offers 450 housing units at an average price of $250,000
      • Auburn Hills of the Woodcrest subdivision adds over 750 housing units offered at the average price of $225,000
      • Vista Ridge Subdivision will add 202 homes to the Live Oak area at the average price of $220,000
      • The average price of a single-family home in Live Oak is $170,000

      Multi-Family Housing and Apartments

      Construction of top-quality multi-family housing continues to provide an ample supply of quality apartment homes for the community.

      • Heritage Apartment community developed by Embrey Partners and encompasses 305 units
      • Springs at Live Oak developed by Continental Properties and encompasses 300 units
      • Mira Loma apartments added 378 luxury apartments next to the Gateway Plaza Shopping Center
      • Villas at Mira Loma apartments also next to the Gateway Plaza Shopping Center offers 270 premier living units
      • Aspire at Live Oak located near the city municipal complex will add 240 additional luxury apartments units when completed in 2019

      The average monthly rent for new apartment homes are $990 and the average rent for existing apartment homes are $800.



        (Part of San Antonio MSA)

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        Live Oak Population


        Live Oak Population

        Land Area (mi2)4.8 sq mi
        Density (mi2)3,485.20/sq mi
        Growth Rate1.62% (265)
        Growth Since 20205.04% (795)
        Rank in State188th
        Rank in County2740th

        The current population of Live Oak, Texas is 16,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,781.

        5 year population growth


        5 Yr Population Growth 2017-2022

        5 mile radius population growth


        Within a 5 miles radius of Live Oak

        Live Oak Demographics

        Live Oak Population

        Population by Race

        According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Live Oak was:

        Black or African American18.64%
        Two or more races14.02%
        Other race3.78%
        Native American0.8%
        Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0.05%
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        Live Oak Population

        Average Household Income
        Within a 5 miles radius of Live Oak


        Married Families$87,953-
        Non Families$51,088$70,033

        The average household income in Live Oak is $78,570 with a poverty rate of 7.9% and a 65.3% employment rate. Educational Attainment: 28.3% with a bachelor’s degree or higher, 33.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,334 per month, and the median house value is $181,600. The median age in Live Oak is 35.1 years, 34 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

        Traffic Count

        (VPD - Vehicles per day)

        traffic count - i35 South

        199,889 vpd

        I-35 S of Loop 1604

        traffic count - i35 North

        188,025 vpd

        I-35 N of Loop 1604

        traffic count - 1604 West

        122,383 vpd

        Loop 1604 W of I-35

        traffic count - 1604 East

        102,315 vpd

        Loop 1604 E of I-35


          The local educational system is highly regarded.

          Judson ISD

          Northeast ISD

          Alamo Colleges:

          • Northeast Lakeview Campus
          • Judson Early College Campus

          Alamo University Center:

          • St. Mary's University
          • Texas A&M University
          • Texas State University
          • Univeristy of Incarnate Word
          • Wayland Baptist University
          Educational Attainment 2008 Est.
          Graduate or Professional 5.6%
          Bachelor Degree


          Associate Degree 11.3%
          Some College, No Degree 26.4%
          High School Graduate 30.0%
          Some High School, No Degree 5.7%
          Less than 9th Grade 3.2%

            Labor Force

            Top Employers

              Quality of Life

              As a suburb of San Antonio, we enjoy easy accessibility to Sea World, Fiesta Texas, downtown, museums, major sporting teams and quality sporting including premier golf courses.  The City of Live Oak also offers an extensive park system and recreation programs for residents. Live Oak’s vast retail, entertainment, lodging and restaurants are outlined below:


              Live Oak's weather is alternately dry or humid depending on prevailing winds, turning hot in the summer, mild to cool in the winter, and comfortably warm and rainy in the spring and fall. Only a few freezes occur each year and snow is rare.


              Activities in Live Oak include:

              • League Sports
              • Swimming
              • Disc Golf
              • Running
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Skate Park


              Olympia Hills Golf conference center is a challenging public course with elevation changes of 50 feet or more and features some of the largest oak trees in the area.  The club located in neighboring Universal City also encompasses a 200 seat conference center.

              Parks and Recreation Centers

              Public facilities include:

              • city clubhouse
              • swimming pool
              • disc golf course
              • activities for kids
              • activities for teens
              • activities for seniors


              Public facilities include:

              • NBA: San Antonio Spurs
              • AHL: San Antonio Rampage
              • MiLB: San Antonio Missions
              • WNBA: San Antonio Silver Stars
              • TYFA:  Live Oak Jaguars

              Retail, Lodging, and Restaurant

              Commercial facilities include:

              • Best Buy
              • Office Depot
              • Home Depot
              • Target
              • Live Oak Cinema
              • Spec’s Liquor Warehouse
              • Ashley Furniture
              • James Avery
              • Kohls
              • Burlington Coat Factory
              • Outback Steakhouse
              • 54th Street Bar & Grill
              • McAlister's Deli
              • Texas Roadhouse
              • Zio’s Italian Restaurant
              • Houlihan’s
              • The Lion and the Rose
              • Genghis Grill
              • Red Robin Restaurant
              • Gold’s Gym
              • LaQuinta Hotel
              • Hawthorne Suites
              • Hilton Garden Inn 
              • IKEA (Opening Summer 2019)
              • The Live Oak Town Center (Opening Summer 2019)


                Live Oak’s location at the intersection of Interstate 35 and Loop 1604 has provided it the ability to emerge as a successful and prosperous City. Live Oak conveniently serves as “The Northeast Gateway” to San Antonio from other major metropolitan cities located along the I-35 Corridor such as Austin, Waco, and Dallas.

                The San Antonio International Airport is conveniently located 15 minutes from Live Oak just down I-35 and across Loop 410. Other regional airports located within driving distance include Stinson Regional Airport, the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport located an hour away in Austin, TX, and the Victoria Regional Airport approximately two hours away.

                Major U.S. & Local Highways

                Interstate 35
                Interstate 10
                Interstate 37
                U.S. Highway 281
                F.M. 1604

                Motor Freight Carriers

                All major freight carriers are available.

                Rail Service

                The Union Pacific Railroad services the Live Oak region.

                Air Transportation

                Nearest Airport  Miles to Airport
                San Antonio International Airport 7.2 miles

                Location From Other Major Metropolitan Cities

                San Antonio 15 miles
                Austin 67 miles
                Houston 194 miles
                Dallas 260 miles


                  • City of Live Oak
                  • San Antonio Water System


                  • San Antonio River Authority
                  • Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority


                  • City Public Service Energy (CPS Energy)