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Cuero, the County Seat of DeWitt County, is located in the heart of the Eagle Ford Shale oil & gas formation in South Central Texas.  Located 28 miles north of Victoria, Texas and 86 miles southeast of San Antonio, Cuero is a designated Scenic City, Playful USA City, a Go Texan Certified Retirement Community and Preserve America Community.  The City is home to the national renowned Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum, a distinguished local community hospital as well as the DeWitt Industrial Park.

Cuero Development Corporation
Patrick J. Kennedy, Executive Director
361.275.8178
cueroed@cityofcuero.com

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Demographics

Total Population

7,140

Households

2,693

Median Age

41

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

3,161

Owner Occupied

1,720

Renter Occupied

973

Vacant

468

Median Home Value

$90,625


Average Home Value

$135,386

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2017

$37,533

2022

$41,163

Average Household

2017

$56,077

2022

$60,503

Per Capita

2017

$21,731

2022

$23,349

Cost of living

95.00%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

2,152

Carpooled

262

Public

0

Work At Home

96

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

2,568

Graduates

High School

1,274

Associates

285

Bachelor's

513

Graduate

300

Total Employed

4,291

Total Businesses

438

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

2

Employed

4

Mining

Businesses

5

Employed

22

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

31

Employed

216

Manufacturing

Businesses

9

Employed

329

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

17

Employed

214

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Top Ranking Producers of Eggs and Poultry Are Here

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Some of the largest players in the shell egg, broiler and breeding industries are located in the Guadalupe Valley including Holmes Foods, Inc., Tyson Foods, Inc. and Cal-maine Foods, Inc. Millions of dollars in assets flow through these major operations day and night which include large hatcheries, feed mills, and processing plants dependent upon reliable electricity.