Bexar 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 2023:2,087,679More data
Estimate 2022:2,060,191 
Estimate 2021:2,030,981 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.2,009,324More data
Census 2010:1,714,773More data
Census 2000:1,392,931More data
Population of the County Seat (San Antonio)
Census 2020:1,434,625 
Census 2010:1,327,407 
Census 2000:1,144,646 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BEXAR COUNTY - 2023 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.
Alamo Heights city:7,466More data
Balcones Heights city:2,689More data
Castle Hills city:3,907More data
China Grove town:1,131More data
Cibolo city (pt.):0More data
Converse city:30,321More data
Elmendorf city (pt.):2,389More data
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):7,254More data
Grey Forest city:488More data
Helotes city:9,952More data
Hill Country Village city:947More data
Hollywood Park town:3,074More data
Kirby city:8,039More data
Leon Valley city:11,337More data
Live Oak city:15,988More data
Lytle city (pt.):25More data
Olmos Park city:2,161More data
San Antonio city (pt.):1,495,285More data
Sandy Oaks city:5,480More data
Schertz city (pt.):5,977More data
Selma city (pt.):7,683More data
Shavano Park city:3,722More data
Somerset city:1,806More data
St. Hedwig town:2,319More data
Terrell Hills city:5,059More data
Universal City city (pt.):20,028More data
Von Ormy city:1,194More data
Windcrest city:5,759More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,240.3More data
Water Area:15.8More data
Total Area:1,256.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:1,620.00More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:95.29More data
Percent Rural:4.71More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:61.3%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:83.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:25.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.7%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:24.6%More data
65 and Older:12.8%More data
85 and Older:1.3%More data
Median Age:34.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$52,583More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$108,297,179,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$65,839More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.5%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:85.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:30.4% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$63,353More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$61,294 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$58,635 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$56,156 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$52,560 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:7.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.299999More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$257,552,759,014More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$205,255,689,260More data
Total Actual Levy:$623,530,240More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:160.967More data
US Highways:74.329More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:221.141More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:161.865More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:11.816More data
Frontage Roads:405.542More data
On-System Subtotal:1,035.660More data
City Streets:5,255.511More data
Certified County Roads:1,449.657More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:74.209More data
Off-System Subtotal:6,779.377More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:7,815.037More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:947.414More data
US Highways:374.012More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:826.655More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:450.040More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:66.523More data
Frontage Roads:855.760More data
On-System Subtotal:3,520.404More data
City Streets:11,422.938More data
Certified County Roads:2,948.684More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:148.418More data
Off-System Subtotal:14,520.040More data
County Total:18,040.444More 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):     «Bexar County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bexar County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bexar County»

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

Airports in Bexar County.
Hospitals in Bexar County.
Prisons in Bexar County.