Located in Texas, United States, the town of South Padre Island is located in the Port Isabel - Laguna Heights metropolitan area.
South Padre Island is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably peaceful.
In South Padre Island, roughly half of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this town is 1989. This part of the Port Isabel - Laguna Heights metropolitan area also has quite a good variety of housing sizes; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this town own their home and 30% are renters.
This part of the Port Isabel - Laguna Heights metropolitan area does not have any high schools or primary schools. With respect to eating, a supermarket is usually accessible within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in South Padre Island. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.
Driving is usually the favored approach to move around in South Padre Island. Most homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, and parking is quite easy. However, walking is not very practical for residents in this town as most daily needs are impractical to carry out without the use of a vehicle.