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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

Chester Jenke
830.608.2811
Chester@innewbraunfels.com

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Demographics

Total Population

76,106

Households

27,625

Median Age

37

Population Growth Rate

4%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

30,133

Owner Occupied

17,933

Renter Occupied

9,692

Vacant

2,508

Median Home Value

$200,283


Average Home Value

$236,070

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2018

$61,793

2023

$69,821

Average Household

2018

$78,740

2023

$88,736

Per Capita

2018

$29,179

2023

$32,573

Cost of living

99.70%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

25 min.

Drive Alone

24,028

Carpooled

3,565

Public

32

Work At Home

1,461

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

29,798

Graduates

High School

11,267

Associates

4,359

Bachelor's

11,359

Graduate

4,116

Total Employed

36,797

Total Businesses

2,952

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

8

Employed

28

Mining

Businesses

5

Employed

37

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

205

Construction

Businesses

211

Employed

1,428

Manufacturing

Businesses

84

Employed

1,633

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

84

Employed

1,259

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.