Travis County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2016:1,199,323More data
Estimate 2015:1,174,818 
Estimate 2014:1,149,668 
Estimate 2013:1,120,948 
Estimate 2012:1,096,122 
Estimate 2011:1,061,858 
Census 2010:1,024,266More data
Census 2000:812,280More data
Population of the County Seat (Austin)
Census 2010:790,390 
Census 2000:656,562 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Austin city (pt.):883,430More data
Bee Cave city:6,535More data
Briarcliff village:1,664More data
Cedar Park city (pt.):3,847More data
Creedmoor city:219More data
Elgin city (pt.):996More data
Jonestown city:2,028More data
Lago Vista city:6,627More data
Lakeway city:14,641More data
Leander city (pt.):1,661More data
Manor city:8,423More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):486More data
Pflugerville city (pt.):59,035More data
Point Venture village:919More data
Rollingwood city:1,562More data
Round Rock city (pt.):1,675More data
San Leanna village:531More data
Sunset Valley city:696More data
The Hills village:2,553More data
Volente village:589More data
Webberville village:429More data
West Lake Hills city:3,386More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:990.2More data
Water Area:32.8More data
Total Area:1,023.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1,034.40More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:94.54More data
Percent Rural:5.46More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:33.8%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:6.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:49.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:8.0%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:9.0%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:33.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$58,700More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$70,400,054,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$70,068More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:88.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:46.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$61,162More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$59,789 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$57,328 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$55,041 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$54,438 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.383800More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$185,614,997,410More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$156,059,493,488More data
Total Actual Levy:$598,956,336More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:28.383More data
US Highways:60.145More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:145.187More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:188.861More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:192.752More data
On-System Subtotal:615.328More data
City Streets:2,976.401More data
Certified County Roads:1,251.429More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,229.815More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:4,845.143More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:180.594More data
US Highways:289.514More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:646.865More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:563.522More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:468.897More data
On-System Subtotal:2,149.392More data
City Streets:6,540.195More data
Certified County Roads:2,544.646More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:9,086.826More data
County Total:11,236.218More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Travis County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Travis County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Travis County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Travis County»

Special Districts in Travis County.
School Districts in Travis County.
History of City Tax Rates in Travis County.

Airports in Travis County.
Hospitals in Travis County.
Prisons in Travis County.