Caldwell County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:47,848More data
Estimate 2021:46,904 
Census 2020:45,883More data
Census 2010:38,066More data
Census 2000:32,194More data
Population of the County Seat (Lockhart)
Census 2020:14,379 
Census 2010:12,698 
Census 2000:11,615 
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.
Lockhart city:14,985More data
Luling city (pt.):5,413More data
Martindale city:1,225More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):472More data
Niederwald city (pt.):140More data
San Marcos city (pt.):1More data
Uhland city (pt.):607More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:544.5More data
Water Area:1.9More data
Total Area:546.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:84.26More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:57.71More data
Percent Rural:42.29More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:56.4%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:36.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.3%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:15.6%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:37.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$41,642More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$1,948,493,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$60,063More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:80.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.0% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$45,989More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$42,153 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,828 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,478 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$39,602 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.671900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$5,487,195,431More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,458,054,693More data
Total Actual Levy:$23,234,657More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2022:$2,921,554More data
CY 2021:$2,640,296 
CY 2020:$2,415,379 
CY 2019:$1,994,497 
CY 2018:$1,835,527 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:4.672More data
US Highways:27.831More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:68.599More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:163.911More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.167More data
Frontage Roads:37.246More data
On-System Subtotal:303.426More data
City Streets:128.692More data
Certified County Roads:426.357More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:555.049More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:858.475More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:18.688More data
US Highways:98.963More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:188.976More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:327.822More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.334More data
Frontage Roads:74.492More data
On-System Subtotal:711.275More data
City Streets:257.384More data
Certified County Roads:852.714More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,110.098More data
County Total:1,821.373More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Caldwell County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Caldwell County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Caldwell County»

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

Airports in Caldwell County.
Hospitals in Caldwell County.
Prisons in Caldwell County.