Key Data & Market Comparisons

Texas Innovation Corridor
Four Counties Strong

The Texas Innovation Corridor includes the four counties between Austin and San Antonio: Hays, Caldwell, Comal and Guadalupe. Hays and Caldwell Counties are regarded as “the heart” of the Texas Innovation Corridor. Thanks to a high quality of life, the region has seen explosive growth in the last decade.

Greater San Marcus Partnership 4 County Region Map

The collaborative regionalism found in the Texas Innovation Corridor is like nowhere else in the country. From Hays and Caldwell Counties to beyond, growth is here for this region.

Gerri Lawing of GVEC tells the story of growth happening in the southeast portion of the Texas Innovation Corridor and Amazon, the largest employer in the region, explains why regionalism means that companies can expand and thrive in our footprint.

Hays County Population
Caldwell County Population
Comal County Population
Guadalupe County Population

Population & Labor Force Within 60 minutes

10 counties are within a 60-minute drive of the heart of the Texas Innovation Corridor. Within the 10 counties, there is a population of 4.7 million and a labor force of 2.4 million.

4.7 MM
Population 5.9 MM by 2030
2.4 MM
Labor Force 2.9 MM by 2031
Key Data
Population Growth
Source: US Census, July 2019 population estimates
Net Migration Percentage of Population 2010-2020
Source: US Census Bureau, Population Estimates, May 2020
Labor Force Growth Comparison
Source: Texas LAUS June 2021, Colorado LAUS June 2020, Tennessee Dept of Labor & Workforce
Employment Growth Comparison
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Average Annual Wage Comparison
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics