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Macdona, Texas. Macdona is eighteen miles from downtown San Antonio in Bexar County. It was named for George Macdona, an Englishman, who owned the town site.

A post office opened there in 1886, and by 1945 it consisted of the post office, a grammar school, a grocery store, a garage, a filling station, a fruit stand, a blacksmith shop, a Catholic church, and a population of 100.

In later days the growth of nearby San Antonio has helped Macdona to prosper, and today the city has reported a population of close to 4,000.

The school children are bussed to nearby San Antonio to receive a top notch education. In later years when college becomes an issue there are also many high quality universities and colleges in a close distance of Macdona.

Elementary
Ronald Mc Nair Sixth Grade
(210) 622-4480
11914 Dragon Lane
San Antonio, TX

Southwest Elementary
(210) 622-4420
11914 Dragon Lane
San Antonio, TX

Ronald Mc Nair Middle School
(210) 622-3494
11930 Dragon Lane
San Antonio, TX

Elm Creek Elementary School
(210) 622-4430
11535 Pearsall Rd
Atascosa, TX

Kriewald Road Elementary
(210) 675-7550
10355 Kriewald Rd
San Antonio, TX

Sun Valley Elementary School
(210) 645-7570
6803 SW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX

Middle
Ronald Mc Nair Middle School
(210) 622-3494
11930 Dragon Lane
San Antonio, TX

Christa McAuliffe Junior High
(210) 623-6260
9390 SW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX

Valley-Hi Christian School
(210) 623-4504
5834 Ray Ellison Blvd
San Antonio, TX

Rayburn Middle School
(210) 678-2150
1400 Cedarhurst Dr
San Antonio, TX

Alan B Shepard Middle School
(210) 623-1875
5558 Ray Ellison Blvd
San Antonio, TX

High
Southwest Enrichment School
(210) 622-3446
11914 Dragon Lane
San Antonio, TX

South San Antonio High School W
(210) 623-1800
5622 Ray Ellison Blvd
San Antonio, TX

Gateway Christian School
(210) 674-5703
6623 Five Palms Dr
San Antonio, TX

Stacey High School
(210) 357-5100
2460 Kenly Ave
Lackland AFB, TX

Rainbow Hills Baptist School
(210) 674-0490
2255 Horal St
San Antonio, TX

John Jay High School
(210) 678-2700
7611 Marbach Rd
San Antonio, TX

Demographics

zip code: 78054

County Average

State Average

National Average

Neighborhood type Suburban
Population 3,894 1,643,626 22,118,509 290,809,777
Pop. density 136.8 1,796.8 79.6 79.6
Percent male 76.6% 49.3% 49.6% 49.1%
Percent female 23.4% 50.7% 50.4% 50.9%
Median age 34.0 33.4 34.0 36.5
People per household 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.6
Median household income $30,137 $37,025 $39,927 $41,994
Average income per capita $8,181 $18,375 $19,617 $21,587
 

Crime

Violent crime risk index 3.0 4.4 3.1 3.0
Property crime risk index 6.0 4.9 3.1 3.2
 

Housing

Median home value $53,647 $92,900 $94,300 $170,800
Median age of homes 34.0 19.5 23.4 27.8
Home appreciation 4.8% 4.7% 2.3% 7.7%
Homes - owned 65.6% 60.6% 57.8% 63.4%
Homes - rented 22.4% 29.3% 32.8% 21.7%
Homes - vacant 12.0% 10.0% 9.4% 14.8%
Commuting by bus 1.2% 3.3% 1.9% 2.0%
Commuting by carpool 24.1% 14.6% 14.5% 14.6%
Commuting by auto 68.7% 73.2% 77.8% 71.6%
Working at home 0.0% 3.2% 2.8% 5.6%
 

Family Facts

Currently married 56.0% 55.3% 56.5% 58.3%
Never married 25.3% 25.7% 25.6% 23.8%
Divorced 8.2% 9.3% 9.8% 7.7%
Widowed 5.5% 5.9% 5.7% 7.4%
Separated 5.0% 3.8% 2.5% 2.8%
Married - w/ children 37.5% 32.3% 38.1% 28.5%
Married - no children 25.4% 27.1% 37.9% 31.3%
Single - w/ children 14.4% 12.2% 13.8% 9.3%
Single - no children 22.7% 28.4% 10.2% 30.7%

Education

High school graduates 43.5% 75.1% 75.7% 80.4%
College degree - 2 year 2.8% 8.4% 5.2% 8.2%
College degree - 4 year 2.6% 18.4% 15.6% 14.9%
Graduate degree 2.2% 9.7% 7.6% 7.0%
Expenditures per student $5,277 $5,268 $6,218 $5,896
Students per teacher 13.6 15.5 12.4 16.0
Students per librarian 1,592 918 995 934
Students per guidance counselor 377 918 995 560
 

Economy

Unemployment rate 5.7% 5.1% 6.0% 5.7%
Recent job growth 2.0% 2.0% 0.9% 1.4%
Future job growth 19.2% 2.0% 0.9% 10.5%
Sales tax 7.88% 6.27% 7.77% 5.63%
Income tax 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 5.02%
Cost of living index 69.5 77.9 80.0 100.0
 

Health

Air quality 5 16 63 48
Watershed quality 70 74 71 54
Physicians per capita 327.5 269.7 81.7 168.5
Health cost index 87.7 87.5 96.1 100.0
Superfund site index 84 84 93 71
UV index 6.3 6.3 5.8 4.3
 

Climate

Altitude 844 809 1,371 1,058
Rainfall (inches annually) 31.4 32.1 31.3 38.8
Snowfall (inches annually) 0.2 0.3 2.5 24.4
January avg. low temp 40.9 40.3 33.0 21.6
July avg. high temp 95.3 95.3 94.6 86.4
Days of precipitation annually 82 82 77 112
Days mostly sunny annually 224 224 235 205
Comfort index (during hot weather) 23 23 27 44
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