Demographics & Growth Reports

Partial map of the state of Texas, focusing on the city of VictoraLocation Information

Nestled beside the meandering Guadalupe River, the City of Victoria is located in south central Texas just 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. Known as the "Crossroads of South Texas", three major highways intersect in Victoria: U.S. Highways 59, 77, and 87.

Major Cities Nearby

Major cities within a two hour drive include:

  • Austin
  • Corpus Christi
  • Houston
  • San Antonio

County Seat

The City of Victoria, located near the geographic center of Victoria County, is the county seat. It is the only incorporated area within Victoria County and serves as a regional center for:

  • Business
  • Educational
  • Entertainment services
  • Medical
  • Shopping

Square Miles

  • City Limits: 36.89 square miles
  • Extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ): 189.14 square miles

Top Ten Largest Employers in Victoria County (2018)

EmployersNumber of Employees
Victoria Independent School District2,005
Citizens Medical Center1,059
DeTar Healthcare System837
City of Victoria628
Regency Post Acute Healthcare System609
INVISTA600 plus
Caterpillar-NAHEX Victoria575 plus
County of Victoria550
University of Houston-Victoria427
Victoria College295

Median Income

  • $69,600 (2018 Housing and Urban Development Median Family Income Policy Calculation)

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