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San Angelo /sæn ˈændʒəloʊ/ is a city in and the county seat of Tom Green County, Texas, United States. Its location is in the Concho Valley, a region of West Texas between the Permian Basin to the northwest, Chihuahuan Desert to the southwest, Osage Plains to the northeast, and Central Texas to the southeast. According to a 2014 Census estimate, San Angelo has a total population of 100,450. The city is the principal city and center of the San Angelo metropolitan area, which has a population of 118,182. San Angelo is home to Angelo State University, historic Fort Concho, and Goodfellow Air Force Base. Common nicknames of the city include Angelo, the River City, the Concho City, the Pearl of the Conchos, and the Oasis of West Texas.


Situated near the dry, desert region in Texas is the city of San Angelo. It is known as the Concho City thanks to the historic Fort Concho that is home to museums about the history of the region. San Angelo is home to many recreational parks. The most famous among these is the San Angelo State Park where tourists often go for picnics, camps and the animals that reside here. You can also enjoy a game of golf along the Concho riverside. One of the parks of the famed park system contains a collection of over 300 types of lilies. There is a stark emphasis on the arts in San Angelo. The Museum of Art and the Performing Arts Coalition together preserve the cultural aspect of San Angelo.


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Facts and Stats for San Angelo*

  • San Angelo: Crime and Safety

    How safe is San Angelo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Angelo.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in San Angelo - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.94 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in San Angelo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Angelo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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