Comal 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 2019:156,209More data
Estimate 2018:148,141 
Estimate 2017:140,721 
Estimate 2016:134,343 
Estimate 2015:128,795 
Estimate 2014:123,214 
Estimate 2013:118,627 
Estimate 2012:114,873 
Estimate 2011:112,113 
Census 2010:108,472More data
Census 2000:78,021More data
Population of the County Seat (New Braunfels)
Census 2010:57,740 
Census 2000:36,494 
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.
Bulverde city:5,300More data
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):450More data
Garden Ridge city:4,130More data
New Braunfels city (pt.):74,801More data
San Antonio city (pt.):0More data
Schertz city (pt.):1,222More data
Selma city (pt.):27More data
Spring Branch city:254More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:559.5More data
Water Area:15.4More data
Total Area:574.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:193.88More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:53.85More data
Percent Rural:46.15More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.8%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:67.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.2%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:18.1%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:41.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$58,067More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$8,615,549,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$76,523More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:7.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:10.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:92.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:35.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,403More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,282 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$41,932 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,995 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,032 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.357921More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$22,709,757,820More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$17,295,201,347More data
Total Actual Levy:$63,119,286More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$16,383,776More data
CY 2018:$15,003,155 
CY 2017:$13,972,908 
CY 2016:$13,047,550 
CY 2015:$11,859,701 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:20.300More data
US Highways:15.663More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:44.008More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:144.602More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.780More data
Frontage Roads:41.129More data
On-System Subtotal:268.482More data
City Streets:369.025More data
Certified County Roads:823.210More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:26.273More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,218.508More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,486.990More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:133.818More data
US Highways:62.652More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:133.362More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:300.772More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:5.560More data
Frontage Roads:83.919More data
On-System Subtotal:720.083More data
City Streets:754.804More data
Certified County Roads:1,646.420More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:52.546More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,453.770More data
County Total:3,173.853More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Comal County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Comal County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Comal County»

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

Airports in Comal County.
Hospitals in Comal County.
Prisons in Comal County.