Burleson 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 2022:18,657More data
Estimate 2021:18,110 
Census 2020:17,642More data
Census 2010:17,187More data
Census 2000:16,470More data
Population of the County Seat (Caldwell)
Census 2020:3,993 
Census 2010:4,104 
Census 2000:3,449 
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.
Caldwell city:4,350More data
Snook city:527More data
Somerville city:1,364More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:659.1More data
Water Area:17.8More data
Total Area:676.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:26.77More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:23.34More data
Percent Rural:76.66More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:21.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:12.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:64.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:11.4%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.9%More data
65 and Older:21.3%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:43.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$57,482More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$1,037,615,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$57,469More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:21.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$48,618More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$50,580 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$47,721 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$45,600 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,679 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.560000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,549,799,901More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,362,065,795More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,227,568More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$1,565,690More data
CY 2021:$1,151,541 
CY 2020:$1,429,295 
CY 2019:$1,479,205 
CY 2018:$1,497,397 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.712More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:172.129More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:8.987More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:233.828More data
City Streets:62.846More data
Certified County Roads:594.711More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:12.596More data
Off-System Subtotal:670.153More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:903.981More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:164.896More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:359.552More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:17.974More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:542.422More data
City Streets:125.692More data
Certified County Roads:1,189.422More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:25.192More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,340.306More data
County Total:1,882.728More 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):     «Burleson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Burleson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Burleson County»

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

Airports in Burleson County.
Hospitals in Burleson County.
Prisons in Burleson County.