Bee 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 2019:32,565More data
Estimate 2018:32,467 
Estimate 2017:32,592 
Estimate 2016:32,812 
Estimate 2015:32,617 
Estimate 2014:32,841 
Estimate 2013:32,810 
Estimate 2012:32,480 
Estimate 2011:32,318 
Census 2010:31,861More data
Census 2000:32,359More data
Population of the County Seat (Beeville)
Census 2010:12,863 
Census 2000:13,129 
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:12,793More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:880.2More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:880.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:36.20More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:57.02More data
Percent Rural:42.98More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:59.2%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:31.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:8.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.1%More data
65 and Older:12.3%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:35.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$28,457More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$927,329,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$41,806More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:26.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:32.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:73.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:10.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,001More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,532 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$37,140 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,959 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$41,159 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.671050More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,823,347,130More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,638,785,810More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,890,072More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,690,094More data
CY 2018:$1,541,419 
CY 2017:$1,390,564 
CY 2016:$1,448,976 
CY 2015:$1,773,510 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:65.264More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:47.022More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:166.496More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:12.971More data
On-System Subtotal:291.753More data
City Streets:86.090More data
Certified County Roads:447.219More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:533.309More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:825.062More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:201.767More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:110.284More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:336.500More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.955More data
On-System Subtotal:673.506More data
City Streets:172.180More data
Certified County Roads:894.438More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,066.618More data
County Total:1,740.124More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bee County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.