Travis 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)»
Census 2020:1,290,188More data
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 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN TRAVIS COUNTY - 2020 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.):937,492More data
Bee Cave city:6,983More data
Briarcliff village:1,887More data
Cedar Park city (pt.):8,411More data
Creedmoor city:223More data
Elgin city (pt.):1,041More data
Jonestown city:2,169More data
Lago Vista city:7,943More data
Lakeway city:16,216More data
Leander city (pt.):2,492More data
Manor city:15,767More data
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):528More data
Pflugerville city (pt.):66,575More data
Point Venture village:1,053More data
Rollingwood city:1,571More data
Round Rock city (pt.):1,667More data
San Leanna village:507More data
Sunset Valley city:662More data
The Hills village:2,456More data
Volente village:589More data
Webberville village:504More data
West Lake Hills city:3,254More 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 - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:32.6%More data
Race - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:55.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:7.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:16.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:47.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.5%More data
Age - 2020 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.9%More data
65 and Older:10.5%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:35.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$74,032More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$96,279,235,000More data
Median Household Income - 2019 (Census Bureau):$80,690More data
Poverty - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:50.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$77,141More data
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$69,809 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$66,723 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$63,703 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$61,162 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2019
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.369293More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$241,505,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$207,176,000,000More data
Total Actual Levy:$765,087,303More data
Preliminary County Rates & Levies for 2020: County Rates & Levies
Preliminary City Rates & Levies for 2020: City Rates & Levies
Preliminary School District Rates & Levies for 2020: School District Rates & Levies
Preliminary Special District Rates & Levies for 2020: Special District Rates & Levies
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2020:$N/AMore data
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
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
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2019»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2019»
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.