Bee County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:30,394More data
Estimate 2021:30,828 
Census 2020:31,061More data
Census 2010:31,861More data
Census 2000:32,359More data
Population of the County Seat (Beeville)
Census 2020:13,669 
Census 2010:12,863 
Census 2000:13,129 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BEE 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.
Beeville city:13,332More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:880.2More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:880.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:35.29More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:57.02More data
Percent Rural:42.98More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:59.8%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:29.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:8.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.4%More data
65 and Older:12.9%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:35.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$34,738More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$1,074,230,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$45,431More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:27.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:30.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:79.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:11.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$39,475More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$38,410 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,345 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,001 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,532 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:8.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:9.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.729030More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,356,843,644More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,887,658,115More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,761,252More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$2,586,543More data
CY 2021:$1,900,693 
CY 2020:$1,533,113 
CY 2019:$1,690,094 
CY 2018:$1,541,419 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:65.286More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:47.034More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:166.538More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:12.971More data
On-System Subtotal:291.829More data
City Streets:85.234More data
Certified County Roads:449.601More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:534.835More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:826.664More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:205.567More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:111.723More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:336.584More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.955More data
On-System Subtotal:678.829More data
City Streets:170.468More data
Certified County Roads:899.202More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,069.670More data
County Total:1,748.499More 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):     «Bee County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bee County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bee County»

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

Airports in Bee County.
Hospitals in Bee County.
Prisons in Bee County.