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Nixon, Texas is a rural community 2,500 people, located 55 miles South from San Antonio, and 62 miles North of Victoria. Nestled in the counties of Gonzales and Wilson, Nixon has a small-town feel with a big heart and a relaxed pace of life.   Nixon is home to Holmes Foods, a large-scale chicken processing plant.

City of Nixon
830.582.1924
citymanager@gvec.net

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Demographics

Total Population

2,616

Households

852

Median Age

31

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

998

Owner Occupied

512

Renter Occupied

340

Vacant

146

Median Home Value

$52,244


Average Home Value

$96,387

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2018

$31,966

2023

$33,335

Average Household

2018

$49,866

2023

$56,595

Per Capita

2018

$16,726

2023

$18,950

Cost of living

84.10%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

665

Carpooled

148

Public

0

Work At Home

23

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

906

Graduates

High School

443

Associates

21

Bachelor's

61

Graduate

125

Total Employed

795

Total Businesses

76

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

1

Employed

6

Manufacturing

Businesses

3

Employed

182

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

2

Employed

7

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Naturally Beautiful Texas Landscapes

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Take a Spring drive in Cuero, Yorktown, Yoakum and all the little towns in between and experience why the Texas Legislature passed HR 769 on May 4, 1999 designating DeWitt County as the Wildflower Capital of Texas. The area becomes “an ocean of color” as the wildflowers begin to bloom and visitors come far and wide for this naturally beautiful Texas landscape.