Waelder is located in southeast Texas. Waelder is between the Gonzales, Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette county. Waelder has 1.28 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Waelder population is 1,351, which has grown 42.66% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Waelder median household income is $28,750 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.46% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 31.68% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Waelder median house value is $35,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.67% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 59.27% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Waelder is worse than the state average in quality. The Waelder area code is 830.