Olmos Park, Texas

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Olmos Park is a city located within San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,343 at the 2000 census. The city is the second wealthiest location in the San Antonio metropolitan area after Hill Country Village.[citation needed]

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Government

Susan O. Gragg was elected mayor of Olmos Park on May 17, 2010. She won 221 votes in early voting and 102 votes in the general election, for a total of 323 votes.[3]

History

Olmos Park was developed in the 1920s as an exclusive suburb of San Antonio, which completely surrounds it.

Sometimes confused with the City of Olmos Park, Olmos Park Terrace, was developed by the same developer a few years later in the 1930s as part of his larger Olmos District development and borders Olmos Park's western edge. Olmos Park Terrace was designated a San Antonio Historic District on Oct. 4, 2007 by Ord. 2007-10-04-1070.

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Geography

Olmos Park is located at 29°28′30″N 98°29′17″W / 29.475°N 98.48806°W / 29.475; -98.48806 (29.474981, -98.488016)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square mile (1.6 km²), all land. It is an enclave of San Antonio, as it is completely bounded by the city.

US Route 281 is a north-south highway through the community.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,343 people, 1,043 households, and 616 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,860.1 people per square mile (1,483.0/km²). There were 1,131 housing units at an average density of 1,863.3/sq mi (715.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.60% White, 2.09% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 2.30% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.60% of the population.

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