Community Profile

Waelder, Texas Main Photo

The City of Waelder is a small rural community located in Gonzales County and strategically located on Interstate Highway 10 and Highway 90 – between Houston to the east and San Antonio to the West.  It was named for Jacob Waelder, a prominent San Antonio attorney.  Waelder is home to a Cal-Maine Farms facility, the largest producer and marketer of shell eggs in the United States.

City of Waelder
830.788.7331
info@cityofwaelder.org

Waelder, Texas

Population

Total Population

1,076

Population
Growth Rate

0.10%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

80.600

Housing & Income

Households

362

Total Housing Units

460


Owner Occupied

245

Renter Occupied

117

Vacant

98

Median Home Value

$102,174


Average Home Value

$164,634

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

1.50%

Income Projection

Median Household

$49,658 $52,802


Average Household

$68,536 $73,908


Per Capita

$24,672 $26,579

Workforce

Total Businesses

19

Total Employed

690

Workers 16+

583

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

6

Employed

320

2020 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

4

Employed

315

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

300

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

24

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

16

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

12

Some
High School

144

Graduated
High School

243

Associates
Degree

24

Bachelor's
Degree

45

Graduate
Degree

8

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

474

Non-Resident Commuters

109

Drive Alone

383

Carpooled

121

Public

5

Work At Home

14