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New Braunfels, Texas Demographics

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
rusty@innewbraunfels.com

Population

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
New Braunfels city 40,165 57,744 71,869 83,274
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Age

Population 2010 2016 2021
0-4 4,320 5,067 5,896
5-9 4,456 5,223 5,886
10-14 4,367 5,151 5,917
15-19 3,840 4,640 5,231
20-24 3,211 4,238 4,648
25-29 4,071 4,629 5,559
30-34 4,080 5,145 5,993
35-39 4,196 4,986 6,126
40-44 3,884 4,798 5,433
45-49 3,833 4,478 4,963
50-54 3,522 4,472 4,675
55-59 3,175 4,274 4,682
60-64 2,895 3,847 4,505
65-69 2,190 3,395 4,060
70-74 1,730 2,577 3,525
75-79 1,557 1,946 2,598
80-84 1,155 1,348 1,650
85+ 1,262 1,652 1,929
18+ 42,060 53,537 62,329
Median Age 36 37 37
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Race

New Braunfels city 2016
Total 71,869
White Alone 84.270
Black Alone 2.610
American Indian Alone 0.750
Asian Alone 1.260
Pacific Islander Alone 0.060
Some Other Race 8.360
Two or More Races 2.690
Hispanic Origin 38.020
Diversity Index 62.400
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Households

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Households 14,762 21,261 26,157 30,167
Housing Units 16,150 23,383 28,551 32,744
Owner Occupied Units 16,867 19,475
Renter Occupied Units 9,290 10,692
Vacant Units 2,394 2,577
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

New Braunfels city 2016 2021
Median Household $59,055 $65,737
Average Household $74,758 $80,756
Per Capita $27,906 $29,884
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Household Income Base

New Braunfels city 2016
<$15,000 2,367
$15,000 - $24,999 2,131
$25,000 - $34,999 2,959
$35,000 - $49,999 3,307
$50,000 - $74,999 5,044
$75,000 - $99,999 4,174
$100,000 - $149,999 4,133
$150,000 - $199,999 1,163
$200,000+ 880
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Growth Rate

New Braunfels city 2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population 4% 3%
Households 3% 3%
Families 3% 3%
Median Household Income 2%
Per Capita Income 1%
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

New Braunfels, Texas Quality Life

Home Value

New Braunfels city 2016 2021
Median Home Value $186,355 $214,892
Average Home Value $221,936 $242,677
<$50,000 994 787
$50,000 - $99,999 1,786 1,610
$100,000 - $149,999 3,129 2,200
$150,000 - $199,999 3,472 3,551
$200,000 - $249,999 3,064 5,335
$250,000 - $299,999 1,558 2,597
$300,000 - $399,999 1,550 1,766
$400,000 - $499,999 442 552
$500,000 - $749,999 465 557
$750,000 - $999,999 194 237
$1,000,000 + 213 282
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing Year Built

Year Range Houses Built
2010 or Later 1,001
2000-2009 8,208
1990-1999 3,636
1980-1989 2,629
1970-1979 2,820
1960-1969 1,678
1950-1959 1,578
1940-1949 929
1939 or Before 1,283
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 28,371
In-County Residents 15,801
Out-of-County Residents 12,332
Drive Alone 22,577
Carpooled 3,582
Public Transport 32
Work at Home 1,500
Less than 5 minutes 826
5-9 minutes 3,793
10-14 minutes 5,453
15-19 minutes 4,358
20-24 minutes 2,789
25-29 minutes 1,303
30-34 minutes 2,720
35-39 minutes 397
40-44 minutes 670
45-59 minutes 2,291
60-89 minutes 1,610
90+ minutes 661
Average Travel Time 24
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

New Braunfels, Texas Workforce Occupations

Employees By NAICS

Category Number
Total Employees 38,102
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt 33
Mining 41
Utilities 205
Construction 2,288
Manufacturing 1,587
Wholesale Trade 1,371
   
Retail Trade 6,767
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers 1,610
Furn & Home Furnish Str 206
Electronics & Appl Store 222
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip 680
Food & Beverage Stores 1,037
Health/Pers Care Stores 388
Gasoline Stations 168
Clothing/Accessory Store 224
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music 501
General Merchandise Str 1,172
Misc Store Retailers 544
Nonstore Retailers 15
   
Transportation/Warehouse 630
Information 324
   
Finance & Insurance 1,033
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn 409
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv 140
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other 484
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing 913
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv 2,153
Legal Services 246
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt 513
Educational Services 3,038
HealthCare/Social Assist 4,949
Arts/Entertainment/Rec 2,060
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs 5,768
Accommodation 904
Food Srv/Drinking Places 4,864
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin 2,223
Auto Repair/Maintenance 459
Public Administration Emp 2,185
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

New Braunfels, Texas Workforce Establishments

Businesses By NAICS

Category Number
Total Businesses 3,293
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus 10
Mining Bus 6
Utilities Bus 2
Construction Bus 291
Manufacturing Bus 86
Wholesale Trade Bus 102
   
Retail Trade Bus 517
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus 91
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus 24
Electronics & Appl Store Bus 29
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus 52
Food & Beverage Stores Bus 60
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus 52
Gasoline Stations Bus 15
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus 49
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus 30
General Merchandise Str Bus 23
Misc Store Retailers Bus 84
Nonstore Retailers Bus 8
   
Transportation/Warehouse Bus 55
Information Bus 45
   
Finance & Insurance Bus 283
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus 157
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus 29
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus 97
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus 195
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus 238
Legal Services Bus 50
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus 130
Educational Services Bus 83
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus 325
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus 64
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus 290
Accommodation Bus 61
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus 229
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus 354
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus 71
Public Administration Bus 113
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

New Braunfels, Texas Higher Education

Educational Attainment (25+)

Educational Level Attained Number
Some High School 2,378
Graduated High School 9,997
Associates Degree 3,868
Bachelor's Degree 9,965
Graduate Degree 3,859
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

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