Georgetown

Located 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 includingG-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 2012 52,303 456,232 1,834,303
Population growth 2002-2012 57.5% 57.3% 36.1%
Land area (sq. mi.) 2010 47.9 1,118.3 4,219.9
Median age 2013 43.8 33.8 32.3
Households 2013 20,360 167,290 700,804
Homeownership rate 2013 72.4% 67.8% 56.7%
Median household income 2013 $66,099 $71,012 $60,085
Per capita income 2013 $31,376 $29,583 $29,801
High school grads 2013 90.1% 91.5% 87.2%
College grads 2013 34.9% 37.0% 39.2%
Labor force 2012 22,770 234,473 963,881
Unemployment rate 2012 5.9% 5.9% 5.8%
Public school enrollment 2012 103,676 307,884
High school graduates 2011 5,944 16,836
Retail sales 2012 $1,321,422,996 $7,572,887,197 $27,678,920,051
Business
2012
Establishments 8,033 45,639
Employment 133,519 812,603
Average salary 50,836 51,992
Mfg. business
2012
Establishments 324 1,463
Employment 6,961 50,970
Average salary 121,309 90,971

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 2013 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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