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News

Dec 17, 2019
Alcoa Corporation, a global leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products, today announced that it will permanently close its Point Comfort alumina refinery in Texas.
Oct 18, 2019
VEDC President Dale Fowler will lead the state association of economic development professionals as Chairman of the Texas Economic Development Council's Board of Directors in 2020.
Jul 02, 2019
The company is one of fewer than 10 companies in the U.S. and Canada that have an American Society of Mechanical Engineers Reinforced Thermoset Plastic Corrosion-Resistant Equipment Certification and they recently shipped two newly fabricated 21½-foot fiberglass containers from the Port of Victoria, confirming the local manufacturer has not only returned but surpassed previous production milestones.

Demographics

  • Two counties make up the Victoria MSA - Victoria, and Goliad counties.  
  • Victoria County is the hub for a larger 7-county area which is comprised of Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Lavaca, and Victoria counties, referred to as the Golden Crescent.
  • Skilled workers, an ample labor force, in-place job training programs, and a strong work ethic meet prospective companies when they enter the Victoria market. Regional employers boast that our local plants are the most productive within their corporate families.
  • Texas is a right-to-work state.  
  • Less than 2% union employment is reported in the region which draws from a population of more than 188,000 within a 60-mile radius.

Select one of the links below to view the complete demographic information for Victoria County and the surrounding region of Victoria.