Our Counties

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Demographics

Total Population

211,721

Households

73,976

Median Age

32

Population Growth Rate

4%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

79,628

Owner Occupied

46,455

Renter Occupied

27,521

Vacant

5,652

Median Home Value

$225,458


Average Home Value

$280,644

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2018

$64,393

2023

$72,504

Average Household

2018

$86,871

2023

$97,387

Per Capita

2018

$31,233

2023

$34,821

Cost of living

86.80%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

29 min.

Drive Alone

67,216

Carpooled

10,021

Public

836

Work At Home

5,220

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

86,431

Graduates

High School

21,784

Associates

8,854

Bachelor's

32,816

Graduate

14,386

Total Employed

60,768

Total Businesses

5,721

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

43

Employed

149

Mining

Businesses

5

Employed

14

Utilities

Businesses

18

Employed

118

Construction

Businesses

539

Employed

3,547

Manufacturing

Businesses

176

Employed

3,928

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

156

Employed

1,419

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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.