Georgetown

Located on I-35 and State Highways 130 and 29, on the northern edge of the metro area, Georgetown offers quick and convenient access to the four major Texas cities. In addition to our proximity to highways and rail carriers, Georgetown boasts a general aviation public airport that can handle most business air traffic including G-4 and Global Express.

Georgetown has a solid infrastructure for industry and commerce. The city promotes its industrial district, available improved building sites, one-million-strong work force within a 30-mile radius, dual-rail service, location on I-35 and State Highways 130 and 29, low cost city-owned utility service, low taxes, and municipal airport. Georgetown businesses and citizens enjoy excellent schools, low crime, Main Street designation, award-winning parks with a trail system along the cool, clear waters of the San Gabriel River, connecting Lake Georgetown to the Historic Downtown Square, high quality of life, and a friendly community dedicated to preserving its heritage while providing an environment where businesses will prosper.

Georgetown is a beautiful city rich with history, attracting both visitors and new residents. Citizens enjoy historic downtown Courthouse Square shopping surrounded by Victorian-era storefronts, an award-winning parks system, a low-crime rate, a wide variety of housing options, and a friendly community squarely rooted in culture, education and a high quality of life.

The community is home to a popular Sun City retirement community and is a vibrant college town as well, thanks to Southwestern University and other area colleges.

  Georgetown Williamson County Austin MSA
Population 2013 54,898 471,014 1,883,051
Population growth 2003-2013 58.8% 55.5% 36.8%
Land area (sq. mi.) 2010 47.9 1,118.3 4,219.9
Median age 2014 44.2 34.6 32.9
Households 2014 20,396 163,445 700,486
Homeownership rate 2014 74.6% 69.4% 56.7%
Median household income 2014 $69,004 $75,236 $63,419
Per capita income 2014 $33,063 $31,306 $31,360
High school grads 2014 90.7% 92.0% 87.9%
College grads 2014 39.5% 37.4% 39.9%
Labor force 2013 24,371 244,811 1,005,337
Unemployment rate 2013 5.4% 5.3% 5.2%
Public school enrollment 2013 105,947 315,098
High school graduates 2012 6,211 17,515
Retail sales 2013 $1,496 mil. $10,635 mil. $33,450 mil.
Business
2013
Establishments 8,420 47,541
Employment 139,241 845,806
Average salary $49,770 $52,297
Mfg. business
2013
Establishments 331 1,468
Employment 7,286 52,324
Average salary $112,918 $89,906

Sources: Texas Comptroller for retail sales; Texas Workforce Commission  for labor force, unemployment, businesses, employees, and salaries; Texas Education Agency for public school enrollment and graduates; Applied Geographic Solutions for 2014 demographic estimates; and U.S. Census Bureau for all other data.

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City of Georgetown Economic Development Department

Mark Thomas
Director

618 S Main St.
Georgetown, TX 78626

Phone: 512.930.3546
Web: https://invest.georgetown.org

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Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Karen Sheldon
President

1 Chamber Way
Georgetown, TX 78626

Phone: 512.930.3535
Fax: 512.930.3587
Web: www.georgetownchamber.org

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