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Notable locations in zip code 78216: Baptist General Convention of Texas (A), Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Counseling Center (B), Blessed Sacrament Parish Convent (C), Castle Hills Learning Center (D), Castle Hills Learning Center and Day Care Center (E), Children's World Learning Center (F), Christian Science Media Outreach (G), Just 4 Kids Day Care Center (H), San Antonio Fire Department Station 23 (I), San Antonio Fire Department Station 31 (J), San Antonio Fire Department Station 17 (K), American Medical Response (L), Allen Ambulance Service (M). Display/hide their locations on the map
Shopping Centers: La Plaza del Norte Shopping Center (1), North Star Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in zip code 78216 include: San Pedro Church of Christ (A), San Antonio Church of Christ Jesus (B), Chabad Lubavitch Synagogue (C), Korean United Methodist Church (D), Harmony Hills Baptist Church (E), Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (F), Shearer Hills Baptist Church (G), Holy Spirit Catholic Church (H), Coker Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Creeks: Panther Springs Creek (A), Mud Creek (B), Lorence Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in zip code 78216 include: Harmony Hills Community Park (1), Walker Ranch Heritage Park (2), City Park (3), Oak Hills Park (4), Ward Park (5), Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Athletic Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map
Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Amf Bowling Centers - Amf Country Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 13307 San Pedro Avenue), Batter Up of Texas Baseball & Softball (Amusement & Theme Parks; 238 Recoleta Road), Artisans' Alley - Main Office (555 West Bitters Road), Diversions Game Room - Stores (9900 San Pedro Avenue).
There are 1,877 households out of which 18.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% are married couples living together, 7.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.4% are non-families. 35.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 26.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.18 and the average family size is 2.83.
In the city the population is spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 15.2% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 32.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 54 years.
The median income for a household in the city is $69,637, and the median income for a family is $104,716. Males have a median income of $59,911 versus $36,676 for females. The per capita income for the city is $49,137. 5.9% of the population and 4.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, none of those under the age of 18 and 11.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
The city is served by North East Independent School District. Two elementary schools, Castle Hills Elementary School and Jackson Keller Elementary School, are within the city limits and serve portions of the city. Jackson Middle School in San Antonio serves a portion of Castle Hills, while Nimitz Middle School in San Antonio serves a portion of Castle Hills,Lee High School in San Antonio serves all of Castle Hills.
The city also has a wide range of private schools that include Antonian College Prep, St George Episcopal School, Holy Spirit Catholic School, Cornerstone Christian School, Mount Sacred Heart School and Castle Hills First Baptist School.
The City of Castle Hills is served by five Alderpersons: Mike Catalani, Stacia Spridgen, John Squire, Tim Howell and Tom Davis, all elected by the people of Castle Hills, as well as the Mayor of Castle Hills, Bruce Smiley-Kaliff. The Mayor cannot vote, but does play a deciding role on many issues.
Castle Hills has its own Police, Fire, and Public Works departments. The Fire Department also has a medical response vehicle and EMTs. The City of Castle Hills also has a small green-space, known as the Castle Hills Commons, located on Lemonwood Drive between the Fire Department and City Hall. City Hall is located in a building formerly used as a church. Drinking water is provided to residents of the city by the San Antonio Water System. Most of the properties in Castle Hills are single family residences, many located on large lots. Many were built in the early 1950s. Ranch style architecture is predominant. There are several retail establishments in Castle Hills, mostly located along Military Highway. Also located within Castle Hills is the McGimsey Boy Scout Camp, a 140-acre (0.57 km2) park forBSA use.