Burnet County Profile

Compiled by
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 2022:52,502More data
Estimate 2021:51,080 
Census 2020:49,123More data
Census 2010:42,750More data
Census 2000:34,147More data
Population of the County Seat (Burnet)
Census 2020:6,436 
Census 2010:5,987 
Census 2000:4,735 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BURNET COUNTY - 2022 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.
Bertram city:2,016More data
Burnet city:6,710More data
Cottonwood Shores city:1,557More data
Granite Shoals city:5,324More data
Highland Haven city:418More data
Horseshoe Bay city (pt.):909More data
Marble Falls city:7,423More data
Meadowlakes city:1,901More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:994.8More data
Water Area:27.0More data
Total Area:1,021.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:49.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:44.33More data
Percent Rural:55.67More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:23.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.8%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.5%More data
65 and Older:23.0%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:44.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$59,381More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$3,025,679,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$72,510More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:27.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$50,425More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,817 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$43,862 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,591 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,741 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.399700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$12,191,956,453More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$8,808,976,899More data
Total Actual Levy:$35,209,480More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:60.881More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:42.441More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:173.467More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:15.610More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:292.399More data
City Streets:259.187More data
Certified County Roads:479.742More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.078More data
Off-System Subtotal:739.007More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,031.406More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:230.482More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:158.132More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:372.188More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:31.220More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:792.022More data
City Streets:518.374More data
Certified County Roads:959.484More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.156More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,478.014More data
County Total:2,270.036More 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):     «Burnet County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.