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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
Rusty Brockman
830.608.2811

For more detailed information, please click here.
rusty@innewbraunfels.com

Demographics

Total Population

71,869

Households

26,157

Median Age

37

Population Growth Rate

4%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

28,551

Owner Occupied

16,867

Renter Occupied

9,290

Vacant

2,394

Median Home Value

$186,355


Average Home Value

$221,936

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$59,055

2021

$65,737

Average Household

2016

$74,758

2021

$80,756

Per Capita

2016

$27,906

2021

$29,884

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Average Commute Time

24 min.

Drive Alone

22,577

Carpooled

3,582

Public

32

Work At Home

1,500

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

28,371

Graduates

High School

9,997

Associates

3,868

Bachelor's

9,965

Graduate

3,859

Total Employed

38,102

Total Businesses

3,293

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

10

Employed

33

Mining

Businesses

6

Employed

41

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

205

Construction

Businesses

291

Employed

2,288

Manufacturing

Businesses

86

Employed

1,587

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

102

Employed

1,371

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Every Drop of Shiner Bock is Brewed in Shiner, TX

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Shiner, TX: it’s the self-proclaimed “Cleanest Little City in Texas” known for its robust brewing abilities! Located in the Guadalupe Valley roughly between San Antonio and Houston, Shiner is home to about 2,100 people and the Spoetzel Brewery where they ship more than 6 million cases of custom-labeled Shiner beer across the country each year!