The U.S. Census Bureau released the latest American Community Survey five-year estimates for 2014-18 on Dec. 19. According to the U.S. census, the annual data release “helps local officials, community leaders, and businesses understand the changes taking place in their communities.”
For the city of New Braunfels, many of the changes seen over the past decade continue to accelerate as the city’s population increases. New Braunfels has seen year over year growth in population, median home value, median age and median household income.
The ACS five-year estimates put the total population of New Braunfels at 74,587 as of 2018. The 2018 total represents a 21% increase from 2014. The largest group is 25- to 34-year-olds at 10,883 or 14.5% of the total population. Residents in the 35- to 44-year-old grouping represent 14.4% of the population with 10,758.
DATA: New Braunfels continues to trend upward in population, wages, housing costs
The city of New Braunfels continues to grow in a number of areas, according to five-year estimates from the American Community Survey. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact)