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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

7,096

Households

2,664

Median Age

41

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

3,169

Owner Occupied

1,707

Renter Occupied

957

Vacant

505

Median Home Value

$92,470


Average Home Value

$136,321

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2017

$40,092

2022

$43,016

Average Household

2017

$59,626

2022

$67,431

Per Capita

2017

$22,986

2022

$25,789

Cost of living

95.00%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

17 min.

Drive Alone

2,151

Carpooled

217

Public

0

Work At Home

86

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

2,549

Graduates

High School

1,347

Associates

258

Bachelor's

552

Graduate

250

Total Employed

3,685

Total Businesses

383

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

2

Employed

4

Mining

Businesses

4

Employed

14

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

22

Employed

169

Manufacturing

Businesses

9

Employed

336

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

14

Employed

133

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Serving Up Sweet and Spicy in the Guadalupe Valley

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Adams Extract made the Red Velvet Cake a household name across America in the 1920’s when it first served consumers its red dye for this infamous recipe. In the 1950’s, they had another first introducing the 4-pack of food coloring. After 125 years, this major manufacturer operates out of a 90,000 square foot facility in Gonzales, TX and continues to serve up sweet and spicy goodness to families under over 13 brand names.