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Comal County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 156,209 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 78,021 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,265
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,449
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,441
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,649 (it was 6,625 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 561 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 278 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Comal County: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.5%), Educational, health and social services (15.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Comal County, TX (2019)
    • 103,439132.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 43,82356.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,7966.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,2802.9%Asian alone
    • 1,0851.4%Two or more races
    • 5140.7%Some other race alone
    • 1630.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1090.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 76,419  (48.9%)
Females: 79,790  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Comal County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $89,315 ($46,147 in 1999)
This county:

$89,315
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,010 (lower quartile is $783, upper quartile is $1,235)
This county:

$1010
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $308,600 (it was $102,100 in 2000)
Comal:

$308,600
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $205,000 - $465,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $385,515
Here:

$385,515
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $284,273
Here:

$284,273
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $437,405
Here:

$437,405
State:

$309,107

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,011,534
Here:

$1,011,534
State:

$205,835

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,461
Here:

$248,461
State:

$312,503

Mobile homes: $107,696
Here:

$107,696
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,529
Here:

$8,529
State:

$52,538

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,931
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $583

Institutionalized population: 759

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 107
  • Burglaries: 272
  • Thefts: 545
  • Auto thefts: 46

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 23
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 101
  • Burglaries: 295
  • Thefts: 487
  • Auto thefts: 37
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Health of residents in Comal County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
69.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
37.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
52.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 841 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 1998: 865 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 1999: 926 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2000: 1050 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2001: 1172 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2002: 1323 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2003: 1552 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2004: 1589 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2005: 2182 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2006: 2477 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2007: 1856 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2008: 1221 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2009: 826 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2010: 846 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2011: 1016 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2012: 1130 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2013: 1630 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2014: 1624 buildings, average cost: $230,100
  • 2015: 1670 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2016: 1917 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2017: 2375 buildings, average cost: $221,500
  • 2018: 2246 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2019: 2747 buildings, average cost: $237,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Comal, TX residents
Average permit cost in Comal, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,697 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,147 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Comal, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Comal, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Comal, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.6%
Comal County:

5.6%
Texas:

13.6%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.6% for American Indian residents, 15.0% for other race residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.4 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 43.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.2 years old, Black residents: 33.8 years old, American Indian residents: 57.2 years old, Asian residents: 44.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 32.1 years old)

Area name: San Antonio, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Comal County is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Braunfels, Canyon Lake, Bulverde, Garden Ridge.

Comal County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Calhoun County, Florida , Jackson County, Mississippi , Taylor County, Florida .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Comal, TX
County total employment by year in Comal, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Comal, TX

Current college students: 2,441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 39.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,666 (64.7% naturalized citizens)

Comal County:

5.5%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,0662010 or later
  • 2,5902000 to 2009
  • 1,4051990 to 1999
  • 8371980 to 1989
  • 6831970 to 1979
  • 930Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.1%

Comal County marital status for males Comal County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 46,398
  • One, attached: 744
  • Two: 472
  • 3 or 4: 1,189
  • 5 to 9: 2,105
  • 10 to 19: 1,266
  • 20 to 49: 3,484
  • 50 or more: 2,434
  • Mobile homes: 5,231
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 69

Housing units in Comal County with a mortgage: 26,170 (442 second mortgage, 1,659 home equity loan, 123 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,614

Here:

60.5% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Comal County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,54069
Catholic17,8287
Mainline Protestant9,57816
Other2,63915
Orthodox2001
Black Protestant1831
None54,504-
Comal County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Comal County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Comal County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 85
This county:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Comal County:

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Comal County:

24.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Comal County:

Average size of farms: 239 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,609
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $119.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,659
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $19,915
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.17
Corn for grain: 1179 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 765 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 181 acres

Earthquake activity:

Comal County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Comal County center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 309.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 270.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from Comal County center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4245: November 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4245, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Purgatory Road Fire, Incident Period: August 16, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 16, 2006, FEMA Id: 2666, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Comal County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Comal

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,721 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 5,968 (9.1%)
  • Bus: 141 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 807 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 75 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 1,110 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 5,768 (8.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (53%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Nepal (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Comal County


  • German (14%)
  • American (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Comal County, Texas in 2000:

  • 558 people in nursing homes
  • 261 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 211 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 155 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Comal County, Texas in 2010:

  • 419 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 279 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 181 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 61 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 47 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $90,977.

12.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($81,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.27%
Texas average:

7.43%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
Comal County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

9.67% relocated from other counties in Texas ($63,708 average AGI)
2.54% relocated from other states ($17,311 average AGI)
Comal County:

2.54%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  3.09% ($82,941 average AGI)
from Guadalupe County, TX  1.74% ($66,065)
from Hays County, TX  0.78% ($62,946)
from Travis County, TX  0.52% ($63,059)
from Harris County, TX  0.52% ($127,596)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.19% ($80,948)
from Kendall County, TX  0.15% ($92,400)


9.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($62,100 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
Texas average:

7.26%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($441 average AGI)
Comal County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

7.41% relocated to other counties in Texas ($48,169 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($13,490 average AGI)
Comal County:

1.77%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  2.04% ($58,378 average AGI)
to Guadalupe County, TX  1.99% ($56,033)
to Hays County, TX  0.58% ($47,024)
to Travis County, TX  0.44% ($60,027)
to Harris County, TX  0.25% ($61,968)
to Williamson County, TX  0.16% ($56,405)
to Kendall County, TX  0.11% ($79,164)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 5.1

Births per 1000 population in Comal County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Comal County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Comal County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Comal County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Comal County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Comal County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Comal County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Comal County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Comal County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 16,596 (14,480 aged, 2,116 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,227 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Comal County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,183)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,087)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,083)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (861)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (828)
  • Congestive heart failure (564)
  • Unspecified dementia (555)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (538)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (285)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (277)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,033
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 144
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,330

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,216
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 878
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.1
  • Other - 35.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 156,209
  • Male householders: 31,847 (5,273 living alone), Female householders: 25,157 (6,128 living alone)
  • 35,931 spouses (35,720 opposite-sex spouses), 2,631 unmarried partners, (2,310 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 46,776 children (42,734 natural, 1,967 adopted, 2,075 stepchildren), 2,438 grandchildren, 1,337 brothers or sisters, 2,483 parents, 309 foster children, 3,080 other relatives, 3,164 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,056

Size of family households: 21,491 2-persons, 8,081 3-persons, 8,625 4-persons, 3,442 5-persons, 1,007 6-persons, 979 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,401 1-person, 1,722 2-persons, 256 3-persons.

25,503 married couples with children.
5,997 single-parent households (3,461 men, 2,536 women).

82.1% of residents of Comal speak English at home.
15.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $432,938,000 ($4,716 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $78,291,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $264,732,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $72,303,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $377,000
Federal grants: $41,053,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,108,000 ($1,499,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $50,365,000 ($41,845,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $66,763,000
Federal Government insurance: $345,064,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,021
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,647
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +580
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15,181
Here:

+158 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Comal County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 16.83 millions of gallons per day (53% from ground, 47% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Comal County, Texas
  • Year house built in Comal County, Texas
  • 13,0552014 or later
  • 5,9102010 to 2013
  • 13,0362000 to 2009
  • 8,2121990 to 1999
  • 8,7471980 to 1989
  • 6,6411970 to 1979
  • 2,4471960 to 1969
  • 2,7871950 to 1959
  • 1,5311940 to 1949
  • 1,0261939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Comal County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Comal County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Comal County, Texas
  • 1601 room
  • 1862 rooms
  • 5143 rooms
  • 3,5754 rooms
  • 5,7285 rooms
  • 8,4256 rooms
  • 7,5527 rooms
  • 6,9738 rooms
  • 10,6719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Comal County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Comal County, Texas
  • 1,2711 room
  • 1,9382 rooms
  • 1,5483 rooms
  • 3,6084 rooms
  • 2,6245 rooms
  • 1,4396 rooms
  • 4377 rooms
  • 1098 rooms
  • 2469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Comal County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Comal County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Comal County, Texas
  • 190no bedroom
  • 3971 bedroom
  • 4,0992 bedrooms
  • 19,9163 bedrooms
  • 15,2614 bedrooms
  • 3,9215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Comal County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Comal County, Texas
  • 1,383no bedroom
  • 2,8761 bedroom
  • 5,7182 bedrooms
  • 3,0303 bedrooms
  • 2134 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Comal County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Comal County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Comal County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 581no vehicle
  • 7,4031 vehicle
  • 19,0372 vehicles
  • 10,6883 vehicles
  • 4,4464 vehicles
  • 1,6295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Comal County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Comal County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,029no vehicle
  • 4,7601 vehicle
  • 6,0652 vehicles
  • 1,2213 vehicles
  • 1454 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.1% of Comal County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Comal County:

86.1%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 93,120
  • Other state: 50,882
  • Northeast: 6,931
  • Midwest: 17,378
  • South: 12,981
  • West: 13,592
Year householders moved into unit in Comal County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Comal County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.2%Electricity
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 88.5%Electricity
  • 8.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,034
Here:

12.2%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 935
Here:

12.3%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 343
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Comal County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $993,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,856,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $11,202,000
    General - Other: $1,190,000
    Regular Highways: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,857,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,664,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,404,000
    Regular Highways: $9,224,000
    Financial Administration: $5,163,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,913,000
    Health - Other: $1,686,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,386,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $657,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $314,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,437,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $353,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,730,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,490,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $847,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $839,000
    Interest Earnings: $413,000
    Sale of Property: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,249,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,108,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,248,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,180,000
    General Local Government Support: $617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Public Welfare: $36,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $43,633,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,904,000
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000
    Amusements Sales: $9,000
    Other License: $2,000

Comal County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $993,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,856,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $11,202,000
    General - Other: $1,190,000
    Regular Highways: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,857,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,664,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,404,000
    Regular Highways: $9,224,000
    Financial Administration: $5,163,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,913,000
    Health - Other: $1,686,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,386,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $657,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $314,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,437,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $353,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,730,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,490,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $847,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $839,000
    Interest Earnings: $413,000
    Sale of Property: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,249,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,108,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,248,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,180,000
    General Local Government Support: $617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Public Welfare: $36,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $43,633,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,904,000
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000
    Amusements Sales: $9,000
    Other License: $2,000

Comal County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $993,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,856,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $11,202,000
    General - Other: $1,190,000
    Regular Highways: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,857,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,664,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,404,000
    Regular Highways: $9,224,000
    Financial Administration: $5,163,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,913,000
    Health - Other: $1,686,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,386,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $657,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $314,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,437,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $353,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,730,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,490,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $847,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $839,000
    Interest Earnings: $413,000
    Sale of Property: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,249,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,108,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,248,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,180,000
    General Local Government Support: $617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Public Welfare: $36,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $43,633,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,904,000
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000
    Amusements Sales: $9,000
    Other License: $2,000

Comal County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $993,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,856,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $11,202,000
    General - Other: $1,190,000
    Regular Highways: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,857,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,664,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,404,000
    Regular Highways: $9,224,000
    Financial Administration: $5,163,000
    General - Other: $3,088,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,913,000
    Health - Other: $1,686,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,386,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,069,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $657,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $314,000
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,437,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $353,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,730,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,490,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $847,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $839,000
    Interest Earnings: $413,000
    Sale of Property: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,249,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    General - Other: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,108,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,248,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,180,000
    General Local Government Support: $617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Public Welfare: $36,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $43,633,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,163,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,904,000
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000
    Amusements Sales: $9,000
    Other License: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,080
  • Number of aged recipients: 143
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 937
  • Number of recipients under 18: 194
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 666
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 220
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 394
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 447
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED517$180,190914$202,7722,399$208,380250$60,5203$697,667378$184,81587$70,575
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$143,875111$187,649270$168,51542$39,9290$025$144,60029$67,897
APPLICATIONS DENIED115$154,957182$174,379747$211,363187$48,4600$095$167,94764$64,047
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$172,596107$225,103499$213,99059$71,0680$060$176,96717$58,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$205,83325$202,32082$236,2934$98,2500$015$171,8676$93,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED119$237,42069$251,05812$201,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED49$289,77634$273,41214$184,8571$90,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$200,00012$264,6677$207,5711$107,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$264,3339$244,5562$156,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$379,7500$01$141,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Comal, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Comal, TX - Value
Most common first names in Comal County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John28275.1 years
Mary28178.1 years
William24675.2 years
Robert24572.9 years
James23372.4 years
Charles15373.5 years
George15074.4 years
Dorothy13380.2 years
Walter11179.0 years
Margaret11079.8 years
Most common last names in Comal County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12276.7 years
Johnson9379.2 years
Martinez7372.1 years
Rodriguez7071.6 years
Gonzales6664.7 years
Miller6375.3 years
Garcia6172.2 years
Williams5778.2 years
Brown5678.8 years
Jones4973.1 years
Businesses in Comal County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott2
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Albertsons1Maurices1
Applebee's1Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's6
AutoZone3Microtel1
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King3OfficeMax1
CVS1Olive Garden1
Carl\s Jr.1Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless1
Church's Chicken1Penske1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless5Pizza Hut2
Curves2Popeyes3
DHL2Quality1
Dairy Queen3Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Ramada1
Dennys1Red Roof Inn1
Discount Tire2Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In4
Dressbarn1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Sephora1
Famous Footwear1Sleep Inn1
FedEx21Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks3
Ford1Subway11
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Target1
Home Depot2U-Haul6
Howard Johnson1UPS18
IHOP1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Walgreens4
Kohl's1Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's3
Lane Furniture2Wingate1
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA1
Long John Silver's1

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"