Caldwell 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 2021:46,791More data
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 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN CALDWELL COUNTY - 2021 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.
Lockhart city:14,844More data
Luling city (pt.):5,389More data
Martindale city:1,209More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):460More data
Niederwald city (pt.):138More data
San Marcos city (pt.):3More data
Uhland city (pt.):572More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
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
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:55.5%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%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 - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:36.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:15.1%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:36.8More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$38,734More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$1,703,464,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$66,128More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:79.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:14.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$42,153More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,828 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,478 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$39,602 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,460 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.671900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$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
CY 2021:$2,640,296More data
CY 2020:$2,415,379 
CY 2019:$1,994,497 
CY 2018:$1,835,527 
CY 2017:$1,732,939 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN CALDWELL COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:4.667More data
US Highways:27.800More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:68.602More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:163.637More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.167More data
Frontage Roads:37.268More data
On-System Subtotal:303.141More data
City Streets:128.692More data
Certified County Roads:425.965More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:554.657More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:857.798More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:18.668More data
US Highways:98.839More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:187.730More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:327.274More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.334More data
Frontage Roads:74.536More data
On-System Subtotal:709.381More data
City Streets:257.384More data
Certified County Roads:851.930More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,109.314More data
County Total:1,818.695More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.