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Demographics

Total Population

199,764

Households

69,690

Median Age

31

Population Growth Rate

4%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

76,002

Owner Occupied

43,608

Renter Occupied

26,082

Vacant

6,312

Median Home Value

$209,851


Average Home Value

$266,929

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2017

$61,787

2022

$71,751

Average Household

2017

$81,907

2022

$88,309

Per Capita

2017

$29,480

2022

$31,554

Cost of living

86.80%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Commute

Average Commute Time

30 min.

Drive Alone

62,617

Carpooled

9,970

Public

765

Work At Home

5,319

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

81,330

Graduates

High School

19,697

Associates

8,250

Bachelor's

30,830

Graduate

13,972

Total Employed

77,766

Total Businesses

6,374

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

46

Employed

156

Mining

Businesses

7

Employed

16

Utilities

Businesses

20

Employed

117

Construction

Businesses

671

Employed

4,486

Manufacturing

Businesses

189

Employed

4,294

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

169

Employed

1,454

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Setting New Trends in Healthcare

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Gonzales Healthcare Systems has set the gold standard as the first rural hospital in Texas, and only the second in the nation, to feature a state-of-the-art 3-D mammography machine in its Jane Johnson Women’s Imaging Center. The service attracts patients from Gonzales and surrounding counties, as well as close metropolitan cities such as Austin, seeking the benefits of this top notch technology.