Caldwell 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 2019:43,664More data
Estimate 2018:43,161 
Estimate 2017:42,328 
Estimate 2016:41,147 
Estimate 2015:40,419 
Estimate 2014:39,703 
Estimate 2013:39,201 
Estimate 2012:38,682 
Estimate 2011:38,470 
Census 2010:38,066More data
Census 2000:32,194More data
Population of the County Seat (Lockhart)
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:14,133More data
Luling city (pt.):5,847More data
Martindale city:1,231More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):479More data
Niederwald city (pt.):117More data
San Marcos city (pt.):3More data
Uhland city (pt.):619More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:545.2More data
Water Area:1.9More data
Total Area:547.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:69.82More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:57.71More data
Percent Rural:42.29More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:53.0%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:39.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.8%More data
65 and Older:14.4%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:36.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$33,668More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,456,019,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$52,588More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:78.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:14.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$39,602More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,460 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,856 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,972 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,398 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.775300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,576,867,106More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,359,226,052More data
Total Actual Levy:$18,291,067More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,994,497More data
CY 2018:$1,835,527 
CY 2017:$1,732,939 
CY 2016:$1,613,484 
CY 2015:$1,603,453 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:4.667More data
US Highways:27.800More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:68.581More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:163.605More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.167More data
Frontage Roads:37.268More data
On-System Subtotal:303.088More data
City Streets:128.343More data
Certified County Roads:427.132More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:555.475More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:858.563More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:18.668More data
US Highways:98.740More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:194.302More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:327.210More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.334More data
Frontage Roads:74.536More data
On-System Subtotal:715.790More data
City Streets:256.686More data
Certified County Roads:854.264More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,110.950More data
County Total:1,826.740More 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):     «Caldwell County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.