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 -2.2 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 24,575 2.9
Atascosa 21,550 3.6
Bandera 9,855 3.2
Bexar 942,333 3.2
Comal 68,284 3.0
Frio 10,042 2.6
Gillespie 13,520 2.4
Guadalupe 78,914 3.0
Karnes 6,691 2.8

Kendall

21,173 2.7
Kerr 21,601 3.1
Medina
21,640

3.3

Source: Workforce Solutions Alamo, April 2018

 

 

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