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»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:1,305,154More data
Census 2020:1,290,188More 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 - 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.
Austin city (pt.):899,579More data
Bee Cave city:9,028More data
Briarcliff village:2,133More data
Cedar Park city (pt.):7,325More data
Creedmoor city (pt.):420More data
Elgin city (pt.):1,592More data
Jonestown city:2,456More data
Lago Vista city:9,348More data
Lakeway city:19,300More data
Leander city (pt.):9,997More data
Manor city:18,285More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):506More data
Pflugerville city (pt.):66,707More data
Point Venture village:1,267More data
Rollingwood city:1,440More data
Round Rock city (pt.):1,905More data
San Leanna village:514More data
Sunset Valley city:656More data
The Hills village:2,535More data
Volente village:542More data
Webberville village:416More data
West Lake Hills city:3,322More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
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, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:94.54More data
Percent Rural:5.46More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:33.4%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:78.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:7.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:48.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:8.2%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.7%More data
65 and Older:10.6%More data
85 and Older:0.9%More data
Median Age:35.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$74,032More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$96,279,235,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$82,605More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:10.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:90.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:51.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$84,512More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$77,141 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$69,809 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$66,723 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$63,703 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.357365More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$283,294,268,923More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$237,755,022,041More data
Total Actual Levy:$849,653,235More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN TRAVIS COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:28.334More data
US Highways:60.105More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:144.815More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:189.051More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:197.110More data
On-System Subtotal:619.415More data
City Streets:3,001.094More data
Certified County Roads:1,357.255More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:3.414More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,363.748More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:4,983.163More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:180.426More data
US Highways:284.106More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:647.454More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:570.964More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:481.543More data
On-System Subtotal:2,164.493More data
City Streets:6,596.563More data
Certified County Roads:2,770.594More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:12.172More data
Federal Roads:3.970More data
Off-System Subtotal:9,383.299More data
County Total:11,547.792More 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):     «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.