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The City of Waelder is a small rural community located in Gonzales County and strategically located on Interstate Highway 10 and Highway 90 – between Houston to the east and San Antonio to the West.  It was named for Jacob Waelder, a prominent San Antonio attorney.  Waelder is home to a Cal-Maine Farms facility, the largest producer and marketer of shell eggs in the United States.

City of Waelder
830.788.7331
info@cityofwaelder.org

Waelder, Texas

Population

Total Population

1,084

Population
Growth Rate

0.19%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

80.800

Housing & Income

Households

363

Total Housing Units

449


Owner Occupied

248

Renter Occupied

115

Vacant

86

Median Home Value

$103,750


Average Home Value

$189,271

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.03%


Per Capita Income

1.87%

Income Projection

Median Household

$45,107 $49,405


Average Household

$62,106 $68,637


Per Capita

$22,368 $24,541

Workforce

Total Businesses

26

Total Employed

825

Workers 16+

579

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Manufacturing

Businesses

1

Employed

300

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Some
High School

140

Graduated
High School

220

Associates
Degree

25

Bachelor's
Degree

47

Graduate
Degree

7

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

449

Non-Resident Commuters

130

Drive Alone

349

Carpooled

155

Public

7

Work At Home

10