San Antonio is one of the fastest growing large cities in the US with a population approaching 2 million residents. It is the 2nd largest city in Texas and 7th largest city in the US. San Antonio is home to the University of Texas at San Antonio, numerous tourist attractions (The Alamo, Seaworld & Six Flags Fiesta Texas) and numerous military bases call San Antonio home (Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base & Brooks City Base).
San Antonio's economy is driven by four major industries – financial services, government, health care and tourism. Over 20 million tourists visit the city each year coming to see the Alamo, the River Walk and Sea World. The South Texas Medical Center anchors San Antonio's health care sector. The Center employs over 27,000 individual with combined budgets in excess of $3.0 billion and is the chief catalyst for the $14 billion biomedical industry in the city.
The city hosts one of the largest concentrations of military institutions in the US. The military bases located in the city along with the defense companies located close by account for 90,000 jobs and have a $5.5 billion impact for San Antonio.