Established in the late 1800’s by a former engineer of the Southern Pacific Railroad, the city of Converse, TX
has grown from a saloon, two cotton gins, and a grocery to a thriving population of over 18,000 (58% increase in population from 2000!). Self-described as “a city full of energy”, Converse fosters a family-oriented atmosphere and a strong spirit of economic development and growth. The local city government encourages partnerships for all businesses, residents, and neighboring municipalities
Located between the bustling I-35 corridor and eastern I-10, Converse is just 13 miles northeast of the heart of downtown San Antonio. Nicknamed “Airport City”, Converse is just a 10-minute drive from Randolph Air Force Base, as well as convenient to shopping, entertainment, and medical facilities.
Adding to the appeal of Converse are excellent area schools, anchored by the Judson Independent School District. Serving grades pre-k through 12th grade, the district serves over 22,000 students across 32 schools. Students in Converse are generally zoned to Converse Elementary School, Elolf Elementary School, John Glenn Elementary, Judson Middle School, and the recently completed Judson High School. Private institutions include St Monica Catholic School and Judson Evening High School.
Converse is marked by family homes with landscaped yards and a distinct southwestern flair. Prices dip as low as $113,000, but can reach up towards the $300,000 range. The area’s median listing price is about $186,000, lowering to $126,000 when the time comes to close. Price per square foot rests at $87.