About Kendall County
General County Profile
The City of Boerne, Texas is located in Kendall County, which has 662.4 square miles in land area and a population density of 53.1 per square mile.
In the last three decades of the 1900's, the population grew by 240.9%. The average household size is 2.60 persons.
In 2010, retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $33,037. Per capita income grew by 37.1% between 1999 and 2009 (adjusted for inflation).
Boerne is an ideal location for new businesses and existing corporations looking to expand. Boerne offers a good climate, educated workforce, ideal distance from major metropolitan cities, and easy access to financing.
Boerne's educational levels are higher than the average for Texas and the entire United States. Currently, Boerne Independent School District is the largest employer with approximately 650 employees.
At the end of 2010, Kendall County had an unemployment rate of 5.9%.
As of 2010, the median household income in Kendall County was $68,301.
Kendall County has the third highest per capita income in the state of Texas at $53,157.
Comprehensive health care services are available in Kendall County. It was, in fact, the weather that brought early settlers and visitors to Boerne in search of better health. Before 1900, Boerne had grown into a popular tourist resort, famous for "the purest air God ever made for man or woman, either", according to a brochure from that era.
Now, Boerne is home to dozens of primary and specialty care physicians, clinics and diagnostic laboratories. The city also has dentists who offer treatment in the areas of family, pediatric, orthodontic, periodontal, and cosmetic dentistry. A variety of health care alternatives are available including chiropractic, acupuncture and more.
Kendall County emergency medical service (EMS) is currently staffed by 13 full-time employees and many part-time to help cover the county's EMS needs.
In mid-July 2006, Methodist Healthcare furthered its commitment to Boerne residents with the announcement of the design and development of the first-ever 24/7 freestanding Emergency Department in South Central Texas. The Emergency Department opened in January of 2008. Methodist's original commitment was to build an $11 million medical office building. The new 911 emergency offers a higher level of emergency care right in the neighborhood with the depth of resources of an acute care hospital for long-term illness or serious injury.
- Average temperature: 90s in the summer, 40s in the winter Hottest month: August, with a 92.6 average
- Coldest month: January, with a 34.3 average
- Boerne rainfall per year: 34 inches
- U.S. city average rainfall per year: 37 inches