Bosque 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 2019:18,685More data
Estimate 2018:18,629 
Estimate 2017:18,295 
Estimate 2016:18,009 
Estimate 2015:17,864 
Estimate 2014:17,716 
Estimate 2013:17,863 
Estimate 2012:18,126 
Estimate 2011:18,259 
Census 2010:18,212More data
Census 2000:17,204More data
Population of the County Seat (Meridian)
Census 2010:1,493 
Census 2000:1,491 
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.
Clifton city:3,453More data
Cranfills Gap city:285More data
Iredell city:343More data
Meridian city:1,503More data
Morgan city:514More data
Valley Mills city (pt.):1,197More data
Walnut Springs city:871More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:983.0More data
Water Area:19.6More data
Total Area:1,002.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:18.53More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:18.78More data
Percent Rural:81.22More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.0%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.1%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:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:77.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.6%More data
65 and Older:24.7%More data
85 and Older:3.1%More data
Median Age:46.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$41,592More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$777,395,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$48,460More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,772More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,694 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,338 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,740 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,771 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.522000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,145,251,055More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,628,118,647More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,498,779More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$625,717More data
CY 2018:$632,423 
CY 2017:$565,748 
CY 2016:$545,575 
CY 2015:$477,892 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:111.986More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:230.192More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.853More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:346.031More data
City Streets:88.693More data
Certified County Roads:665.747More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:12.703More data
Off-System Subtotal:767.143More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,113.174More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:227.880More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:460.384More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.706More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:695.970More data
City Streets:177.386More data
Certified County Roads:1,331.494More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:25.406More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,534.286More data
County Total:2,230.256More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bosque County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bosque County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bosque County»

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

Airports in Bosque County.
Hospitals in Bosque County.
Prisons in Bosque County.