Hays County vs. Comal County

Hays County (TX)Comal County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)222,631148,373
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)41.7%36.8%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)157,099108,485
Population, Census, April 1, 2010157,107108,472
Persons under 5 years, percent6.2%5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.0%22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent11.0%18.1%
Female persons, percent50.3%50.6%
White alone, percent90.2%93.2%
Black or African American alone, percent4.4%2.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%0.9%
Asian alone, percent1.7%1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.3%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent39.6%27.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent53.2%67.0%
Veterans, 2014-201811,27212,591
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20188.8%6.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)82,00260,948
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201861.8%75.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$222,300$262,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,727$1,738
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$615$535
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,107$1,109
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201322.3%11.0%
Building permits, 20182,8902,811
Households, 2014-201870,88148,903
Persons per household, 2014-20182.782.74
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201880.0%86.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201826.3%18.4%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201894.1%92.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201882.8%87.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.5%92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201837.4%35.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20186.4%9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent16.7%14.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201867.7%59.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.2%52.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)348,261304,924
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)603,338497,173
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,178,979960,302
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,471,3451,894,490
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$14,624$16,563
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201830.530.9
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$65,935$75,356
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$30,715$36,899
Persons in poverty, percent13.2%7.1%
Total employer establishments, 20174,2593,667
Total employment, 201759,31448,653
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,031,0001,937,222
Total employment, percent change, 2016-201711.0%4.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201718,26014,582
All firms, 201216,22311,805
Men-owned firms, 20128,9476,111
Women-owned firms, 20125,2463,981
Minority-owned firms, 20124,1772,337
Nonminority-owned firms, 201211,3168,888
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,7031,372
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201213,6889,707
Black-owned firms, percent, 20071.8%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.1%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.9%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200718.1%10.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.2%25.8%
Population per square mile, 2010231.7193.9
Land area in square miles, 2010677.98559.48

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Hays county (TX) and Comal county (TX) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.