Bandera County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:22,637More data
Estimate 2022:22,120 
Estimate 2021:21,528 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.20,851More data
Census 2010:20,485More data
Census 2000:17,645More data
Population of the County Seat (Bandera)
Census 2020:829 
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:879More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:791.0More data
Water Area:6.7More data
Total Area:797.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:26.36More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:21.8%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:74.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:16.9%More data
65 and Older:29.3%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:52.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$59,272More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$1,310,810,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$69,284More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:92.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:27.3% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$43,322More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$42,466 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$40,715 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$39,386 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$37,215 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.609500More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$5,719,113,699More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,195,464,319More data
Total Actual Levy:$19,475,522More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$1,185,835More data
CY 2022:$1,161,151 
CY 2021:$1,015,262 
CY 2020:$899,561 
CY 2019:$797,154 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.432More 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:195.293More 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:642.638More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:147.710More 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:413.970More 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:1,308.660More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bandera County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.