New Braunfels is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 70,543 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 $59,083.00.
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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Braunfels is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (13.62%), sales jobs (13.00%), and management occupations (9.80%).
In terms of college education, New Braunfels is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.07% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in New Braunfels in 2010 was $26,181, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,724 for a family of four. However, New Braunfels contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 35.70% 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.