Caldwell County

Caldwell County offers many opportunities for growing businesses, including high-speed connectivity, state-of-the-art building inventory and three industrial parks. The county seat and largest city, Lockhart, is less than 20 miles from Interstate 35, Interstate 10 and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and the new State Highway 130 connects the city to points north and south. The county's next largest city, Luling, lies at the intersection of I-10 and U.S. Highway 183, just 23 miles from I-35.

CALDWELL COUNTY
AUSTIN MSA
Population 2018
43,247
2,168,316
Population growth 2008-2018
14.8%
32.7%
Land area (sq. mi.) 2018
545.2
4,221.6
Median age 2019
36.3
34.3
Households 2019
14,454
842,329
Home ownership rate 2019
67.1%
59.6%
Median household income 2019
$52,805
$75,946
Per capita income 2019
$22,428
$38,963
High school grads 2019
80.7%
90.3%
College grads 2019
15.2%
44.3%
Labor force 2018
19,092
1,197,091
Unemployment rate 2018
3.6%
2.9%
Public school enrollment 2018-2019
7,737
330,708
High school graduates 2017

467

19,985
Retail sales 2018
$386 mil.
$36,488 mil.
Business
2018
Establishments
740
59,844
Employment
9,051
1,020,498
Average salary
$39,646
$62,331
Mfg.business
2018
Establishments
25
1,773
Employment
668
60,133
Average salary
$38,558
$99,563

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; ESRI for 2019 demographic estimates; and U.S. Census Bureau for all other data.

LARGEST CITIES IN THE COUNTYLARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE COUNTY
Luling
Lockhart
Martindale
Lockhart
Luling