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The population of Universal City, Texas, is 90 percent active or retired military.
Not coincidently, Universal City sits at the northern gate of Randolph Air Force Base, hence its "Gateway to Randolph AFB" tagline. Pat Booker Road (Highway 218), the main street and entrance to Randolph AFB, transects the city. Universal City is roughly bounded by I-35, FM 78, Loop 1604, FM 1518, and Gordon Blake Highway. The city was named for the "universal importance" of the local air base.
Randolph Air Force Base has a nearly $1.5 billion impact on the local economy.
Universal City has several parks: Universal City Park is a 32-acre park that features three lighted ball fields, a half-mile jogging path, an open-air pavilion, two sand volleyball courts, a football field, and two playgrounds; Meadow Oaks has a lighted picnic area and basketball court; Cimarron Park features a 1,500 square-foot clubhouse for parties; Red Horse Park has two playgrounds and a softball field; Northview Park has a series of playground in a grassy area; Veterans Park winds along Cibolo Creek.
In 2008, Northeast Lakeview College, the newest Alamo Community College, opened its doors to students. Lakeview accommodates more than 15,000 community college students from San Antonio, Bexar, Comal and Guadalupe Counties. The campus, located at 1201 Kitty Hawk Road, has over 365,000 square feet of academic and learning space.
Universal City is serviced by two school districts: the Schertz Cibolo Universal City ISD and the Judson ISD (SCUCISD). Coronado Elementary School was established in 1971, Olympia Elementary in 1980, and Kitty Hawk Junior High in 1976. These three schools are in the Judson Independent School District of Converse, Texas. Rose Garden Elementary opened in 1961, and North View (special and alternative education) began in 1956. They are in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District.
Most development in the area took place after the Air Force transferred its personnel operations here from Washington, D.C., in the 1960s. Local apartments include Sunrise Canyon, Palisades Park, Cimarron, Gold Talon, and Peppermill.
Anyone searching for Universal City apartments will have a wide variety, 2,533 units, to choose from. The prices of apartments in Universal City, TX is lower than many other states. The city has 14 different apartment communities to choose from. The average rent for apartments in Universal City, Texas is $642. By comparison, the median rent for the area is $637.50.