Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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counties and position in Texas

The 19-county Alamo region covers about 17,300 square miles (land) in south central Texas, stretching from Fredericksburg and Kerrville in the Hill Country to Port Lavaca on the Gulf Coast.

The region includes two metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs): the San Antonio-New Braunfels MSA and the Victoria MSA.

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Alamo Region Counties:

  • Atascosa
  • Bandera
  • Bexar
  • Calhoun
  • Comal
  • Dewitt
  • Frio
  • Gillespie
  • Goliad
  • Gonzales
  • Guadalupe
  • Jackson
  • Karnes
  • Kendall
  • Kerr
  • Lavaca
  • Medina
  • Victoria
  • Wilson

$201.2 Billion

Alamo region
gross domestic product,

About 8.4 percent of Texas’ GDP of $2.4 trillion.

Population Change (2012 to 2022)




Comal County led regional gains during this period at 60.7 percent. Thirteen of the region’s 19 counties gained population during the past 10 years.

Jobs & Wages

Alamo region employment rose by 22.1 percent between 2012 and 2022, close with statewide growth. The most concentrated regional industries include jobs in hunting and trapping, pipeline transportation of natural gas, support activities for mining and national security. These industries have a high location quotient (LQ). An LQ of 1.25 or higher indicates the industry is highly concentrated and unique to the regional economy. Warehousing and storage industry led regional job growth, increasing by 294 percent between 2012 and 2022.

Percent change in total jobs, 2012 to 2022

The number of jobs in the Alamo Region increased 22.1%, in Texas 23.5% and in the U.S. 13.9%.

Top Industries by Location Quotient, 2022

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Top Alamo Region Industries by Location Quotient, 2022
Industry Employment Average Annual Wages Location Quotient
Hunting and Trapping 185 $43,412 10.86
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 1,215 $151,887 4.65
Support Activities for Mining 8,356 $86,536 3.95
National Security and International Affairs 17,346 $86,673 3.53
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial and Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing 2,442 $131,080 3.14

Industries with Largest Total Jobs Growth, 2012 to 2022

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Alamo Region Industries with Largest Total Growth, 2012 to 2022
Industry Employment Change, 2012 to 2022 Percent Employment Change, 2012 to 2022 Average Annual Wages
Warehousing and Storage 13,974 294.0% $43,986
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 5,884 99.5% $94,505
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 5,780 96.5% $77,587
Individual and Family Services 8,085 87.2% $38,627
Building Equipment Contractors 8,215 60.1% $63,495

Glenn Hegar

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts


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Sources: JobsEQ; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages; U.S. Census Bureau; U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts