Community Profile

Waelder, Texas Main Photo

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

1,067

Population
Growth Rate

0.02%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

80.800

Housing & Income

Households

362

Total Housing Units

460


Owner Occupied

248

Renter Occupied

114

Vacant

98

Median Home Value

$131,250


Average Home Value

$196,457

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

1.38%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,335 $46,655


Average Household

$69,750 $74,661


Per Capita

$25,127 $26,912

Workforce

Total Businesses

23

Total Employed

1,164

Workers 16+

573

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

6

Employed

716

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

4

Employed

711

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

300

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

90

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

27

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

12

Some
High School

136

Graduated
High School

268

Associates
Degree

25

Bachelor's
Degree

41

Graduate
Degree

6

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

439

Non-Resident Commuters

134

Drive Alone

401

Carpooled

113

Public

0

Work At Home

9