Atascosa County is one of the counties surrounding the San Antonio area, just south of the city. It occupies 1,200 square miles of territory, and has a population of 44,633. Atascosa county has a low population density of 36 people per square mile. 39% of its inhabitants live in urban areas, while 61% make rural areas their home. The cost of living in Atascosa County is about 25% lower than the rest of the nation. The population of Atascosa County has increased 15% from the turn of the century. Atascosa County has six towns in its boundaries: Charlotte, Christine, Jourdanton , Lytle, Pleasanton, and Poteet. The median age of Atascosa residents is 32. The estimated median household income for the county was $41,000 in 2008.
The South Texas Regional Medical Center is located in Atascosa County, near the town of Jourdanton. Pleasanton Municipal Aiport is located between Jourdanton and Pleasanton. Poteet, Jourdanton, and Pleasanton each have independent libraries located within their boundaries.
Charlotte, Jourdanton, Lytle, Poteet, and Pleasanton are all serviced by their own independent school districts.
Atascosa County has low crime rates compared to the rest of Texas. It has a property crime rate of 2.47% and a violent crime rate of 0.31%.
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