Unemployment in Comal County is 6.7%, low even for the Texas area. Bulverde, Canyon Lake, Garden Ridge, and New Braunfels are towns in Comal County. Comal county has a high population density of 204 people per square mile. The cost of living index in Comal County is 83.3, compared to the national average of 100. There is one major park in Comal County, the Honey Creek National State Area.
Comal County is serviced by the New Braunfels Independent School District and the Comal Independent School District. Comal is a large school district with 25 schools. Its schools have a wide range of ratings from the mediocre 5 out of 10 Greatschools rating to the rare 9 out of 10 rating.
Comal County has moderate crime rates compared to the Texas average. It has a property crime rate of 4.44% (compared to 4.08% in the rest of the state) and a violent crime rate of 0.27% (compared to the 0.52% in the rest of the state).