Bexar 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 2019:2,003,554More data
Estimate 2018:1,981,187 
Estimate 2017:1,956,988 
Estimate 2016:1,927,651 
Estimate 2015:1,894,834 
Estimate 2014:1,858,003 
Estimate 2013:1,821,328 
Estimate 2012:1,788,738 
Estimate 2011:1,755,361 
Census 2010:1,714,773More data
Census 2000:1,392,931More data
Population of the County Seat (San Antonio)
Census 2010:1,327,407 
Census 2000:1,144,646 
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:8,614More data
Balcones Heights city:3,296More data
Castle Hills city:4,470More data
China Grove town:1,321More data
Cibolo city (pt.):0More data
Converse city:28,171More data
Elmendorf city (pt.):2,148More data
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):7,204More data
Grey Forest city:564More data
Helotes city:9,961More data
Hill Country Village city:1,114More data
Hollywood Park town:3,342More data
Kirby city:8,723More data
Leon Valley city:12,306More data
Live Oak city:16,499More data
Lytle city (pt.):36More data
Olmos Park city:2,466More data
San Antonio city (pt.):1,547,222More data
Sandy Oaks city:4,660More data
Schertz city (pt.):2,036More data
Selma city (pt.):8,493More data
Shavano Park city:3,979More data
Somerset city:1,965More data
St. Hedwig town:2,488More data
Terrell Hills city:5,447More data
Universal City city:20,890More data
Von Ormy city:1,287More data
Windcrest city:5,876More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,240.3More data
Water Area:15.8More data
Total Area:1,256.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1,382.55More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:95.46More data
Percent Rural:4.54More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:60.5%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:27.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.6%More data
65 and Older:12.1%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:33.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$46,058More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$91,473,170,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$54,210More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:27.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$50,720More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$49,161 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$47,840 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,201 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,676 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.301097More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$176,434,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$160,915,000,000More data
Total Actual Levy:$485,709,885More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:160.864More data
US Highways:74.256More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:213.292More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:162.719More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:11.816More data
Frontage Roads:377.214More data
On-System Subtotal:1,000.161More data
City Streets:5,061.696More data
Certified County Roads:1,374.629More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:74.469More data
Off-System Subtotal:6,510.794More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:7,510.955More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:918.922More data
US Highways:373.708More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:788.702More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:444.553More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:66.523More data
Frontage Roads:799.333More data
On-System Subtotal:3,391.741More data
City Streets:11,066.147More data
Certified County Roads:2,795.598More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:148.938More data
Off-System Subtotal:14,010.683More data
County Total:17,402.424More 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):     «Bexar County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.