New Braunfels is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 73,959 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, New Braunfels is the 54th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in New Braunfels was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local New Braunfels economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in New Braunfels, where the median household income is $61,618.00.
New Braunfels real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although New Braunfels house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
New Braunfels is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Braunfels is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Braunfels who work in office and administrative support (14.60%), sales jobs (12.39%), and management occupations (10.34%).
Like elsewhere in America, most people in New Braunfels use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of New Braunfels‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
In terms of college education, New Braunfels is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.57% of adults in New Braunfels have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Braunfels in 2010 was $27,501, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,004 for a family of four. However, New Braunfels contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Braunfels is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Braunfels home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Braunfels residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. New Braunfels also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Braunfels include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in New Braunfels is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.