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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

2,075

Households

825

Median Age

46

Population Growth Rate

-0%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

1,048

Owner Occupied

625

Renter Occupied

199

Vacant

223

Median Home Value

$91,703


Average Home Value

$130,320

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2017

$42,866

2022

$49,440

Average Household

2017

$69,521

2022

$82,602

Per Capita

2017

$29,164

2022

$34,610

Cost of living

87.00%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

29 min.

Drive Alone

660

Carpooled

88

Public

2

Work At Home

17

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

806

Graduates

High School

417

Associates

114

Bachelor's

174

Graduate

39

Total Employed

537

Total Businesses

96

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

5

Employed

21

Manufacturing

Businesses

2

Employed

4

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1

Employed

12

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.