Demographics & Stats

The Texas Innovation Corridor is one of the fastest growing in the country. In the most recent census data, the U.S. Census Bureau ranks Hays County as the fastest-growing county in Texas and as the fastest growing county in the nation among counties with 100,000+ residents. In addition, San Marcos, Texas was the fastest growing city (50,000+) in the country for three consecutive years (2013-2015).

Regional Demographic & Statistical Highlights

Stat

Hays County

Caldwell County

Texas Innovation Corridor

Population

241,067

45,883

286,950

Median Age

31.1

35.6

31.9

Jobs

73,857

10,264

84,121

Labor Force

98,833

18,265

117,098

Average Annual Wage for Jobs in Location

$38,087

$35,635

$37,788

Median Household Income for Residents

$60,495

$49,533

$58,692

Educational Attainment, Age 25+

HS Graduate + : 88.9% Associates + : 42.8% Bachelors + : 36.3% Graduate Degree: 12.0%

HS Graduate + : 79.1% Associates + : 20.5% Bachelors + : 14.7% Graduate Degree: 4.3%

HS Graduate + : 87.1% Associates + : 38.6% Bachelors + : 32.2% Graduate Degree: 10.5%

Race/Ethnicity

White, Non-Hispanic: 56.2% Hispanic: 37.1% Black: 4.6%

White, Non-Hispanic: 41.8% Hispanic: 49.8% Black: 8.1%

White, Non-Hispanic: 53.6% Hispanic: 39.3% Black: 5.2%