The unemployment rate in Matagorda County is 9.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Matagorda County jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Matagorda County's cost of living is 17.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Matagorda county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 71.7% to 27.2%. More Voting Stats
Matagorda County's population is 36,744 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Matagorda County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.
Matagorda County public schools spend $13,016 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Matagorda County. More Education