Canyon Lake City Data

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Canyon Lake itself is a reservoir on the Guadalupe River in the Texas Hill Country in the United States. Canyon Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir formed on the Guadalupe River in Comal County by Canyon Dam, which is located about sixteen miles northwest of New Braunfels. The dam, lake, and all adjacent property are managed by the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers. Water rights, waste water treatment, and hydroelectric generating facilities are managed by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. Construction of the dam began in 1958 and was completed in 1964. The reservoir serves to provide flood control and water conservation for the communities downstream from the dam. The lake is also a popular recreational destination.

Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce

Canyon Lake is in the Comal Independent School District

(see Area Schools).

Canyon Lake is in Comal County


RaPopulation in July 2007: 22,544.
Males: 11,207  (49.7%)
Females: 11,337  (50.3%)


Median resident age:  42.5 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip codes: 78133.

Estimated median household income in 2009: $59,163 (it was $42,019 in 2000)

Canyon Lake:





Estimated per capita income in 2009: $29,713

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $165,742 (it was $86,600 in 2000)

Canyon Lake:





Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $176,649; Detached houses: $211,114; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,675; In 2-unit structures: $175,578; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,623; Mobile homes: $84,318; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $113,621

Median gross rent in 2009: $849. 

Races in Canyon Lake, TX:

White Non-Hispanic- 16,763 (88.3%)

  • Hispanic- 2,638 (13.1%)
  • Two or more races- 377 (1.9%)
  • Black alone- 149 (.7%)
  • Asian alone- 90 (.4%)
  • Other race alone- 73 (.4%)  
  • American alone- 30 (.1%)

Jan. 2011 cost of living index in Canyon Lake: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (23.8%), Irish (14.4%), English (10.5%), United States (9.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), French (3.7%).

Land area: 144.3 square miles.

Population density: 156 people per square mile 

For population 25 years and over in Canyon Lake:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canyon Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

418 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This place:  2.5%
Texas:  13.9%

According to our research there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Canyon Lake, Texas in July 2011
The ratio of number of residents in Canyon Lake to the number of sex offenders is 2818 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this place is a lot smaller than the state average.

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,722 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,251 (1.0%)


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (33.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Bulverde, TX (3.6 miles ), Wimberley, TX (3.6 miles ), Woodcreek, TX (3.7 miles ), New Braunfels, TX (3.9 miles ), Garden Ridge, TX (4.2 miles ), Blanco, TX (4.2 miles ), Northcliff, TX (4.3 miles ), Timberwood Park, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 29.88 N, Longitude: 98.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,449 (-26.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,892 (25.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Unemployment in March 2011:







Hospitals/medical centers near Canyon Lake:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 20 miles away; SAN MARCOS, TX)
  • METHODIST STONE OAK HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 22 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS SPINE AND SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 22 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canyon Lake:

  • Texas State University-San Marcos (about 20 miles; San Marcos, TX; Full-time enrollment: 23,372)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 30 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 21,323)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 32 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,013)
  • Trinity University (about 32 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 33 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)
  • San Antonio College (about 34 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)
  • St Philips College (about 35 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,465)

Click the link below to view a complete list of school in comal ISD and the ;ast 4 years school ratings

Comal ISD  

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