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Yorktown is a rural community with charm, a strong historical perspective, rich in tradition and proud of its heritage.  Thousands of visitors descend on the community annually for the Western Days Texas Music Festival.   This rural community is located in DeWitt County where Eagle Ford Shale Oil & Gas activity is abundant.  Yorktown is located 45 miles from the Port of Victoria and 100 miles from the Port of Corpus Christi.

Yorktown Economic Development Corporation
Tammy Bitterly
361.564.2661

office@yorktowntx.com

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Demographics

Total Population

2,208

Households

882

Median Age

45

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

1,095

Owner Occupied

662

Renter Occupied

220

Vacant

213

Median Home Value

$84,631


Average Home Value

$120,204

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$40,900

2021

$46,106

Average Household

2016

$65,193

2021

$71,471

Per Capita

2016

$27,518

2021

$30,147

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Average Commute Time

32 min.

Drive Alone

772

Carpooled

144

Public

1

Work At Home

9

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

968

Graduates

High School

474

Associates

83

Bachelor's

154

Graduate

42

Total Employed

559

Total Businesses

112

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

7

Employed

26

Manufacturing

Businesses

2

Employed

4

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

2

Employed

10

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Home to the 11th Largest Cattle Producing County Nationwide

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Gonzales County, located on the eastern side of GVEC’s service territory, is currently ranked as the 11th largest calf and cattle producing county in the nation. Just one example of the quality operations continually growing here is Graham Cattle Company located in Gonzales, TX. Graham boasts the capacity to handle 45,000 head of cattle.