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»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:1,326,436More data
Estimate 2021:1,308,544 
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 - 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.
Austin city (pt.):908,355More data
Bee Cave city:8,853More data
Briarcliff village:2,231More data
Cedar Park city (pt.):7,059More data
Creedmoor city (pt.):402More data
Elgin city (pt.):1,678More data
Jonestown city:2,573More data
Lago Vista city:9,692More data
Lakeway city:19,429More data
Leander city (pt.):10,847More data
Manor city:19,009More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):490More data
Pflugerville city (pt.):65,376More data
Point Venture village:1,252More data
Rollingwood city:1,428More data
Round Rock city (pt.):1,902More data
San Leanna village:515More data
Sunset Valley city:643More data
The Hills village:2,439More data
Volente village:523More data
Webberville village:440More data
West Lake Hills city:3,252More 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, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:94.54More data
Percent Rural:5.46More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:33.0%More data
Race - 2022 (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 - 2022 (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 - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$81,708More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$106,640,894,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$84,519More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:90.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:52.7% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$88,526More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$84,512 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$77,141 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$69,809 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$66,723 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.357365More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$283,294,268,923More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$237,755,022,041More data
Total Actual Levy:$849,653,235More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:28.391More data
US Highways:47.474More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:143.051More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:188.923More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:213.376More data
On-System Subtotal:621.215More data
City Streets:3,199.268More data
Certified County Roads:1,381.158More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:18.971More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,601.382More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:5,222.597More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:186.728More data
US Highways:224.260More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:696.403More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:571.821More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:517.259More data
On-System Subtotal:2,196.471More data
City Streets:6,995.694More data
Certified County Roads:2,812.214More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:92.610More data
Federal Roads:3.970More data
Off-System Subtotal:9,904.488More data
County Total:12,100.959More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
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.