Bandera 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 2019:23,112More data
Estimate 2018:22,792 
Estimate 2017:22,327 
Estimate 2016:21,701 
Estimate 2015:21,144 
Estimate 2014:20,813 
Estimate 2013:20,557 
Estimate 2012:20,591 
Estimate 2011:20,541 
Census 2010:20,485More data
Census 2000:17,645More data
Population of the County Seat (Bandera)
Census 2010:857 
Census 2000:957 
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.
Bandera city:900More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:791.0More data
Water Area:6.7More data
Total Area:797.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:25.90More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.4%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:77.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:16.7%More data
65 and Older:27.0%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:52.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$43,459More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$991,906,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$53,008More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,860More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,832 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$34,227 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$33,661 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,604 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.676900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,057,373,950More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,226,126,149More data
Total Actual Levy:$15,112,588More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$797,154More data
CY 2018:$684,629 
CY 2017:$634,709 
CY 2016:$597,692 
CY 2015:$568,116 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.433More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:123.121More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:9.740More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:195.294More data
City Streets:15.009More data
Certified County Roads:432.336More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:447.345More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:642.639More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:148.180More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:246.780More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:19.480More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:414.440More data
City Streets:30.018More data
Certified County Roads:864.672More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:894.690More data
County Total:1,309.130More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bandera County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bandera County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bandera County»

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

Airports in Bandera County.
Hospitals in Bandera County.
Prisons in Bandera County.