San Saba County Profile

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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 2022:5,824More data
Estimate 2021:5,824 
Census 2020:5,720More data
Census 2010:6,131More data
Census 2000:6,186More data
Population of the County Seat (San Saba)
Census 2020:3,117 
Census 2010:3,099 
Census 2000:2,637 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN SAN SABA COUNTY - 2022 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.
Richland Springs town:247More data
San Saba city:3,127More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,135.3More data
Water Area:3.2More data
Total Area:1,138.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:5.04More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:50.64More data
Percent Rural:49.36More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:30.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:62.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:3.7%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.2%More data
65 and Older:23.3%More data
85 and Older:2.8%More data
Median Age:40.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$43,735More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$254,842,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$45,437More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$39,239More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$38,947 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$41,989 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,027 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,428 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.595000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,837,807,351More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$703,739,295More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,187,249More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$300,263More data
CY 2021:$290,876 
CY 2020:$322,182 
CY 2019:$278,180 
CY 2018:$281,149 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:33.004More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:35.188More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:147.712More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:215.904More data
City Streets:39.352More data
Certified County Roads:552.438More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:591.790More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:807.694More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:67.421More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:73.862More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:295.424More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:436.707More data
City Streets:78.704More data
Certified County Roads:1,104.876More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,183.580More data
County Total:1,620.287More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «San Saba County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «San Saba County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «San Saba County»

Special Districts in San Saba County.
School Districts in San Saba County.
History of City Tax Rates in San Saba County.

Airports in San Saba County.
Hospitals in San Saba County.
Prisons in San Saba County.