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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

917

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

40

Diversity Index

84.300

Housing & Income

Households

330

Total Housing Units

409


Owner Occupied

263

Renter Occupied

67

Vacant

79

Median Home Value

$133,000


Average Home Value

$177,958

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.46%

Income Projection

Median Household

$48,282 $51,308


Average Household

$80,155 $90,226


Per Capita

$30,750 $34,721

Workforce

Total Businesses

21

Total Employed

1,096

Workers 16+

543

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

6

Employed

718

2022 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

3

Employed

705

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

300

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

5

Employed

44

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

12

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

12

Some
High School

112

Graduated
High School

240

Associates
Degree

24

Bachelor's
Degree

38

Graduate
Degree

5

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

420

Non-Resident Commuters

123

Drive Alone

387

Carpooled

90

Public

0

Work At Home

13