Travis County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:1,334,961More data
Estimate 2022:1,327,550 
Estimate 2021:1,308,868 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.1,290,188More data
Census 2010:1,024,266More data
Census 2000:812,280More data
Population of the County Seat (Austin)
Census 2020:961,855 
Census 2010:790,390 
Census 2000:656,562 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN TRAVIS COUNTY - 2023 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.
Austin city (pt.):911,336More data
Bee Cave city:8,621More data
Briarcliff village:2,263More data
Cedar Park city (pt.):6,835More data
Creedmoor city (pt.):393More data
Elgin city (pt.):1,780More data
Jonestown city:2,595More data
Lago Vista city:10,009More data
Lakeway city:19,189More data
Leander city (pt.):11,348More data
Manor city:20,209More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):486More data
Pflugerville city (pt.):65,119More data
Point Venture village:1,257More data
Rollingwood city:1,424More data
Round Rock city (pt.):1,896More data
San Leanna village:509More data
Sunset Valley city:624More data
The Hills village:2,372More data
Volente village:503More data
Webberville village:451More data
West Lake Hills city:3,181More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:994.1More data
Water Area:31.0More data
Total Area:1,025.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:1,297.91More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:94.89More data
Percent Rural:5.11More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:33.0%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:78.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:8.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:47.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:8.5%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:19.9%More data
65 and Older:11.0%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:35.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$85,930More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$113,981,201,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$95,151More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:11.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:90.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:53.8% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$91,024More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$88,535 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$84,512 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$77,141 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$69,809 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.318239More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$393,180,983,839More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$291,622,466,188More data
Total Actual Levy:$928,056,420More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:28.391More data
US Highways:47.474More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:143.403More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:189.370More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:214.192More data
On-System Subtotal:622.830More data
City Streets:3,216.667More data
Certified County Roads:1,403.996More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:18.971More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,641.619More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:5,264.449More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:186.728More data
US Highways:224.261More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:701.463More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:579.457More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:515.385More data
On-System Subtotal:2,207.294More data
City Streets:7,025.596More data
Certified County Roads:2,864.022More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:92.610More data
Federal Roads:3.970More data
Off-System Subtotal:9,986.198More data
County Total:12,193.492More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Travis County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Travis County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Travis County»

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

Airports in Travis County.
Hospitals in Travis County.
Prisons in Travis County.