Baylor 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»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:3,466More data
Estimate 2021:3,456 
Census 2020:3,465More data
Census 2010:3,726More data
Census 2000:4,093More data
Population of the County Seat (Seymour)
Census 2020:2,575 
Census 2010:2,740 
Census 2000:2,908 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BAYLOR COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (Census Bureau)
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.
Seymour city:2,580More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:867.5More data
Water Area:33.6More data
Total Area:901.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:3.99More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:14.4%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:79.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.6%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.8%More data
65 and Older:24.1%More data
85 and Older:3.4%More data
Median Age:43.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$58,779More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$204,374,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$45,408More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:19.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,782More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$38,251 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$34,452 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,155 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,248 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:2.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.566670More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,096,783,574More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$311,558,889More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,763,276More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:75.836More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:22.378More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:122.533More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:6.505More data
On-System Subtotal:227.252More data
City Streets:35.466More data
Certified County Roads:332.598More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:368.064More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:595.316More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:223.870More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:48.624More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:245.066More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:13.010More data
On-System Subtotal:530.570More data
City Streets:70.932More data
Certified County Roads:665.196More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:736.128More data
County Total:1,266.698More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Baylor County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Baylor County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Baylor County»

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

Airports in Baylor County.
Hospitals in Baylor County.
Prisons in Baylor County.