Community Profile

New Braunfels, Texas Main Photo

New Braunfels is in the heart of the Austin-San Antonio Corridor strategically located directly on Interstate 35 and minutes from Interstate 10.  The workforce within commuting distance is over 450,000.  Over $400 million of new commercial investments have been made in the last six years.  The New Braunfels community boasts a diverse base of businesses including distribution, manufacturing, data centers, health-care related, and aviation industry. Located on the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers tourism in New Braunfels boasts an economic impact of $469 million and employs over 5,000 direct workers.  Over one million visitors come to the home of the number one waterpark in the country, Schlitterbahn each year.

New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation
Chester Jenke
830.608.2811
Chester@innewbraunfels.com

New Braunfels, Texas

Population

Total Population

86,674

Population
Growth Rate

4.51%

Median Age

37

Diversity Index

66.000

Housing & Income

Households

31,440

Total Housing Units

34,463


Owner Occupied

21,394

Renter Occupied

10,045

Vacant

3,023

Median Home Value

$205,677


Average Home Value

$252,112

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

4.33%


Per Capita Income

2.32%

Income Projection

Median Household

$62,960 $70,078


Average Household

$84,770 $95,537


Per Capita

$30,815 $34,565

Workforce

Total Businesses

3,231

Total Employed

35,896

Workers 16+

33,542

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

515

Employed

6,726

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

323

Employed

5,554

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

311

Employed

5,344

Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

240

Employed

4,370

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

79

Employed

2,711

Arts/Entertainment/Rec

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Businesses

74

Employed

2,506

Some
High School

2,616

Graduated
High School

13,761

Associates
Degree

4,499

Bachelor's
Degree

13,915

Graduate
Degree

4,839

Average Commute Time

24 min.



Resident Commuters

19,050

Non-Resident Commuters

14,257

Drive Alone

27,439

Carpooled

3,336

Public

43

Work At Home

1,958