Labor Availability, Educational Attainment & Labor Statistics

Seguin’s proximity to the rapidly growing San Antonio and Austin corridor enables our businesses to tap into a large, diverse and skilled labor pool. An estimated 23,024 people work in the Seguin Region (78155 & 78123 Zip Codes). Data validates that most workers in the Seguin area live within a 30-minute drive time of Interstate 10 and Austin Street in Seguin (86.5%). However, the remaining 13.5% of Seguin area workers have a commute time that is greater than 30 minutes. View the graphs below to see Seguin’s labor force breakdown per area and per industry.

Labor Availability

Seguin Region Labor Shed (ZCTA: 78155 & 78123)

  30 Minute Drive Time 45 Minute Drive Time 60 Minute Drive Time
Number of Workers - Seguin Region 19,835 20,788 21,409
Labor Force Size (Age 16+) 354,789 1,177,164 1,809,313
Labor Force Participation Rate 64% 64.3% 65.7%
Prime-Age Labor Force Size (Age: 25-54) 229,003 787,046 1,223.796
Prime-Age Labor Force Rate 80.9% 80.6% 81.8%

Source: JobsEQ. Data as of 2018Q4 *Note: Figure represents the number of people within a 30/45/60 minute drive time from Austin Street and Interstate 10 who work in the Seguin Region. The Seguin Region is defined as the 78155 and 78123 Zip Codes.

Seguin Labor Shed Map - 30 Minute Drive Time

 

Seguin Labor Shed Map - 45 Minute Drive Time

 

Seguin Labor Shed Map - 60 Minute Drive Time


Educational Attainment

Educational Attainment: Population: 18- 24 Years

  City of Seguin Guadalupe County
Total Population 18-24 Years 3,342 13,360
Less than High School Graduate 23.3% 15.9%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 31.1% 41.5%
Some College or Associate's Degree 39.5% 36.7%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 6.2% 5.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Educational Attainment: Population: 25 Years and Over

  City of Seguin Guadalupe County
Total Population 25 Years and Over 18,048 95,359
Less than 9th Grade 9.7% 5.1%
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma 12.5% 6.7%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 35.8% 29.9%
Some College, No Degree 20.5% 22.9%
Associate's Degree 5.9% 8.9%
Bachelor's Degree 10.4% 17.2%
Graduate or Professional Degree 5.2% 9.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Educational Attainment: 30, 45 and 60 Minute Drive Time

  30 Minute Drive Time* 45 Minute Drive Time* 60 Minute Drive Time*
No High School Diploma 12.8% 15.3% 13.7%
High School Graduate 29.2% 27.0% 24.6%
Some College, No Degree 24.5% 23.2% 22.3%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 7.8% 7.5%
Bachelor's Degree 17.5% 18.1% 21.2%
Postgraduate Degree 7.7% 8.7%

10.7%

Source: JobsEQ. Data as of 2018Q4 *Note: Figure represents the number of people within a 30/45/60 minute drive time from Austin Street and Interstate 10 who work in the Seguin Region. The Seguin Region is defined as the 78155 and 78123 Zip Codes.

Labor Force Statistics

City of Seguin - BLS Data

Year Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate (%)
2019 Jan 13517 (P) 13013 (P) 504 (P) 3.7 (P)
2018 Jan 13239 12780 459 3.5
2017 Jan 13034 12514 520 4.0

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • 233 Jobs Added from January 2018 to January 2019
  • 499 Jobs Added from January 2017 to January 2019

Guadalupe County - BLS Data

Year Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate (%)
2019 Jan 13517 (P) 13013 (P) 504 (P) 3.7 (P)
2018 Jan 13239 12780 459 3.5
2017 Jan 13034 12514 520 4.0

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • 233 Jobs Added from January 2018 to January 2019
  • 499 Jobs Added from January 2017 to January 2019

San Antonio/New Braunfels MSA - BLS Data

Year Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate (%)
2019 Jan 13517 (P) 13013 (P) 504 (P) 3.7 (P)
2018 Jan 13239 12780 459 3.5
2017 Jan 13034 12514 520 4.0

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • 233 Jobs Added from January 2018 to January 2019
  • 499 Jobs Added from January 2017 to January 2019

Area Labor Force Population Growth - BLS Data

Area Labor Force Growth 2000-2015 2005-2015 2010-2015
City of Seguin 24.5% 12.5% 7.4%
Guadalupe County 60.5% 41.0% 12.3%
San Antonio-New Braunfels MSA 34.1% 22.9% 8.1%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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