Municipal Development
Workforce Data

A Growing and Steady Workforce

Wilson County and La Vernia are growing rapidly and as expansion occurs, job growth is keeping pace to attract business and residents alike. Within a 15 mile radius, there are 38,276 civilian employees over the age of 16 and La Vernia’s job growth rate is increasing by 53.23%. Over the past year, Wilson County’s unemployment rate decreased by -.5 percent. Job growth in La Vernia is paralleling population growth for a high employment rate in Wilson County.

 

Surrounding Counties Employment Data

 

County
Civilian Labor Force
Unemployment %
Wilson 20,809 3.6
Atascosa 20,636 4.4
Bandera 9,208 3.6
Bexar 874,393 3.6
Comal 58,913 3.5
Frio 11,068 4.6
Gillespie 12,341 2.6
Guadalupe 71,796 3.4
Karnes 6,627 3.9
Kendall 18,576 3.1
Kerr 21,220 3.4
Medina
20,751

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Source: Workforce Solutions Alamo, May 2017

 

 

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