Bee 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 2015:32,874More data
Estimate 2014:32,911 
Estimate 2013:32,759 
Estimate 2012:32,440 
Estimate 2011:32,309 
Census 2010:31,861More data
Census 2000:32,359More data
Population of the County Seat (Beeville)
Census 2010:12,863 
Census 2000:13,129 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BEE COUNTY - 2015 (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.
Beeville city:13,277More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:880.2More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:880.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:36.20More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:57.02More data
Percent Rural:42.98More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:57.8%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:32.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:8.1%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.3%More data
65 and Older:11.4%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:34.7More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2014 (BEA):$29,203More data
Total Personal Income - 2014 (BEA):$959,695,000More data
Median Household Income - 2014 (Census Bureau):$40,680More data
Poverty - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:24.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:71.4% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:8.9% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$39,700More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$37,070 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$33,600 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$32,108 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$30,469 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:7.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:8.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.472070More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,882,268,660More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,724,106,320More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,138,592More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$1,773,510More data
CY 2014:$2,062,394 
CY 2013:$2,112,030 
CY 2012:$2,484,842 
CY 2011:$1,432,354 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2013
Note: Due to a lack of instructions on what expenditures to include in the "Texas County Lateral Road and Bridge Expenditures Yearly Report," some counties include expenditures from all funds (accounts) and some include only expenditures from certain funds. Therefore, the data in this section should be used with caution.
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$1,418,152More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$0More data
County Bridges, Construction:$0More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$0More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$0More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$0More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$1,418,152More data
COUNTY ROAD MILES (TXDOT)
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2015
Total Centerline Miles:292.5More data
Total Lane Miles:675.3More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bee County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Bee County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bee County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bee County»

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

Airports in Bee County.
Hospitals in Bee County.
Prisons in Bee County.