Travis County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:1,273,954More data
Estimate 2018:1,246,572 
Estimate 2017:1,227,585 
Estimate 2016:1,206,110 
Estimate 2015:1,179,805 
Estimate 2014:1,152,260 
Estimate 2013:1,122,248 
Estimate 2012:1,096,886 
Estimate 2011:1,061,709 
Census 2010:1,024,266More data
Census 2000:812,280More data
Population of the County Seat (Austin)
Census 2010:790,390 
Census 2000:656,562 
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.):923,523More data
Bee Cave city:6,841More data
Briarcliff village:1,819More data
Cedar Park city (pt.):8,447More data
Creedmoor city:224More data
Elgin city (pt.):1,030More data
Jonestown city:2,105More data
Lago Vista city:7,556More data
Lakeway city:15,981More data
Leander city (pt.):2,257More data
Manor city:13,866More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):502More data
Pflugerville city (pt.):65,142More data
Point Venture village:1,033More data
Rollingwood city:1,585More data
Round Rock city (pt.):1,779More data
San Leanna village:507More data
Sunset Valley city:672More data
The Hills village:2,487More data
Volente village:599More data
Webberville village:485More data
West Lake Hills city:3,286More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:990.2More data
Water Area:32.8More data
Total Area:1,023.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1,034.40More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:94.54More data
Percent Rural:5.46More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:33.9%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:79.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:7.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:48.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:8.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.7%More data
65 and Older:9.9%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:34.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$67,504More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$84,294,574,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$76,255More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:48.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$66,723More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$63,703 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$61,162 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$59,789 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$57,328 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.354200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$223,070,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$189,553,000,000More data
Total Actual Levy:$671,397,951More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:28.345More data
US Highways:60.069More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:144.838More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:188.910More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:196.581More data
On-System Subtotal:618.743More data
City Streets:2,980.590More data
Certified County Roads:1,253.952More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,236.527More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:4,855.270More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:180.496More data
US Highways:282.877More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:647.099More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:564.591More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:477.915More data
On-System Subtotal:2,152.978More data
City Streets:6,553.594More data
Certified County Roads:2,557.368More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:9,112.947More data
County Total:11,265.925More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Travis County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.