Caldwell County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:49,859More data
Estimate 2022:47,849 
Estimate 2021:46,940 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.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:15,318More data
Luling city (pt.):5,621More data
Martindale city:1,256More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):497More data
Niederwald city (pt.):145More data
San Marcos city (pt.):1More data
Uhland city (pt.):645More 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, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:45.41More data
Percent Rural:54.59More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
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 - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$40,393More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$1,932,708,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$60,833More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:80.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.7% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$50,221More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$45,982 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$42,153 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,828 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,478 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.553200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$7,481,692,032More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,494,225,692More data
Total Actual Levy:$24,862,044More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$3,477,622More data
CY 2022:$2,921,554 
CY 2021:$2,640,296 
CY 2020:$2,415,379 
CY 2019:$1,994,497 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:4.672More data
US Highways:27.833More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:68.690More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:163.911More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.167More data
Frontage Roads:37.242More data
On-System Subtotal:303.515More data
City Streets:131.150More data
Certified County Roads:426.506More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:557.656More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:861.171More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:18.688More data
US Highways:98.971More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:189.340More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:327.822More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.334More data
Frontage Roads:74.484More data
On-System Subtotal:711.639More data
City Streets:262.300More data
Certified County Roads:853.012More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,115.312More data
County Total:1,826.951More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
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.