Comal 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 2021:174,986More data
Census 2020:161,501More data
Census 2010:108,472More data
Census 2000:78,021More data
Population of the County Seat (New Braunfels)
Census 2020:90,403 
Census 2010:57,740 
Census 2000:36,494 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN COMAL 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.
Bulverde city:5,996More data
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):1,418More data
Garden Ridge city:4,335More data
New Braunfels city (pt.):76,255More data
San Antonio city (pt.):0More data
Schertz city (pt.):1,716More data
Selma city (pt.):319More data
Spring Branch city:221More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:559.5More data
Water Area:15.4More data
Total Area:574.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:288.64More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:53.85More data
Percent Rural:46.15More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:29.2%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:64.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.7%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.3%More data
65 and Older:18.3%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:41.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$62,994More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$10,382,141,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$79,290More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:7.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:9.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:93.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:37.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$50,989More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$49,014 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$45,313 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,403 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,282 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.353515More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$32,305,259,093More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$24,337,110,226More data
Total Actual Levy:$86,007,320More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$21,891,365More data
CY 2020:$17,882,623 
CY 2019:$16,383,776 
CY 2018:$15,003,155 
CY 2017:$13,972,908 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN COMAL COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:20.296More data
US Highways:15.663More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:44.008More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:144.603More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.780More data
Frontage Roads:41.129More data
On-System Subtotal:268.479More data
City Streets:377.529More data
Certified County Roads:841.101More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:26.276More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,244.906More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,513.385More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:133.792More data
US Highways:62.652More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:134.090More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:315.500More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:5.560More data
Frontage Roads:83.919More data
On-System Subtotal:735.513More data
City Streets:771.960More data
Certified County Roads:1,686.580More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:52.552More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,511.092More data
County Total:3,246.605More 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):     «Comal County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.