Burnet 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 2019:48,155More data
Estimate 2018:47,344 
Estimate 2017:46,600 
Estimate 2016:45,817 
Estimate 2015:44,734 
Estimate 2014:43,954 
Estimate 2013:43,580 
Estimate 2012:43,377 
Estimate 2011:43,216 
Census 2010:42,750More data
Census 2000:34,147More data
Population of the County Seat (Burnet)
Census 2010:5,987 
Census 2000:4,735 
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.
Bertram city:1,476More data
Burnet city:6,406More data
Cottonwood Shores city:1,227More data
Granite Shoals city:5,087More data
Highland Haven city:443More data
Horseshoe Bay city (pt.):832More data
Marble Falls city:7,038More data
Meadowlakes city:1,703More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:994.8More data
Water Area:27.0More data
Total Area:1,021.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:42.97More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:44.33More data
Percent Rural:55.67More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:73.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.8%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.4%More data
65 and Older:22.4%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:44.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$46,516More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$2,211,485,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$56,696More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:25.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,591More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,741 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,383 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,117 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,153 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.390000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$9,367,491,636More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$6,432,433,445More data
Total Actual Levy:$25,086,773More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:60.753More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:42.411More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:173.469More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:15.610More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:292.243More data
City Streets:258.090More data
Certified County Roads:479.690More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.078More data
Off-System Subtotal:737.858More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,030.101More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:243.012More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:158.546More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:371.762More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:31.220More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:804.540More data
City Streets:516.180More data
Certified County Roads:959.380More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.078More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,475.638More data
County Total:2,280.178More 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):     «Burnet County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Burnet County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Burnet County»

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

Airports in Burnet County.
Hospitals in Burnet County.
Prisons in Burnet County.