Census Data

City Facts and Data Sources

 
In conjunction with the U.S. Census Bureau, the State Data Center at UTSA serves as the focal point for the distribution of census data and population projections for non-census years.

 

Population:

Total Population, Census (2010): 57,740 (census.gov)

Total Population, Census estimate (January 1, 2016): 72,095 (Texas Demographic Center)

Population, percent change (Between 2010 and 2016): 24.9% (Texas Demographic Center)

Population, percent change (Between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015): 6.6% (census.gov)

  • Note: Between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015, New Braunfels was the second fastest growing city (with a population of greater than 50,000 residents) in the Nation. Population, numeric change (Between July 1, 2014 – July 1, 2015): 4,339 (U.S. News and World Report)

 

Age and Sex:

Persons under the age of 5, percent (2010): 7.5% (census.gov)

Persons under the age of 18, percent (2010): 27.2% (census.gov)

Persons 65 years and over, percent (2010): 13.7% (census.gov)

Female persons, percent, (2010) 52.0% (census.gov)

Male persons, percent (2010): 48.0% (census.gov)

Median Age, both sexes (2010): 35.6 (Texas Demographic Center)

Median Age, males (2010): 34.3 (Texas Demographic Center)

Median Age, females (2010): 36.9 (Texas Demographic Center)

Race & Ethnicity:

White alone, percent, (2010): 86.8% (census.gov)

Black or African American alone, percent, (2010): 1.9% (census.gov)

American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, (2010): 0.7% (census.gov)

Asian alone, percent, (2010): 1.0% (census.gov)

Hispanic or Latino, percent, (2010): 35.0% (census.gov)

Two or More Races, percent, (2010): 2.3% (census.gov)

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, (2010): 60.8% (census.gov)

 

Education:

High School Graduate or Higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, (2015): 88.8% (census.gov)

Bachelor's Degree or Higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, (2015): 29.3% (census.gov)

Income: 

Median Household Income (in 2015 dollars): $59,721 (census.gov)

Persons in Poverty, percent: 9.5% (census.gov)

Major Employers: 

Largest Employers, based on # of employees (2016): (New Braunfels Economic Development Council/NewBraunfelsEDC.com)
 

  • Comal ISD School District: 2,588
  • Schlitterbahn Waterpark: 1,689
  • Wal-Mart Distribution Center: 1,218
  • New Braunfels ISD: 1,040
  • Sysco: 864
  • IBEX Corporation: 750
  • Hunter Industries, Ltd.: 705
  • Comal County: 683
  • Resolute Health: 593
  • City of New Braunfels: 550
  • HD Supply Facilities Maintenance: 516
  • Christus Santa Rosa - New Braunfels: 460
  • GE Oil & Gas: 400
  • Buc-ees: 342
  • Rush Enterprises, Inc.: 330

 
    
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