Bexar 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 2017:1,958,578More data
Estimate 2016:1,927,747 
Estimate 2015:1,894,811 
Estimate 2014:1,857,635 
Estimate 2013:1,821,250 
Estimate 2012:1,788,244 
Estimate 2011:1,755,124 
Census 2010:1,714,773More data
Census 2000:1,392,931More data
Population of the County Seat (San Antonio)
Census 2010:1,327,407 
Census 2000:1,144,646 
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.
Alamo Heights city:8,413More data
Balcones Heights city:3,277More data
Bulverde city (pt.):0More data
Castle Hills city:4,460More data
China Grove town:1,311More data
Cibolo city (pt.):0More data
Converse city:23,375More data
Elmendorf city (pt.):1,943More data
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):6,552More data
Grey Forest city:540More data
Helotes city:9,169More data
Hill Country Village city:1,084More data
Hollywood Park town:3,365More data
Kirby city:8,705More data
Leon Valley city:11,426More data
Live Oak city:15,820More data
Lytle city (pt.):50More data
Olmos Park city:2,409More data
San Antonio city (pt.):1,511,913More data
Sandy Oaks city:4,498More data
Schertz city (pt.):1,951More data
Selma city (pt.):8,086More data
Shavano Park city:3,793More data
Somerset city:1,859More data
St. Hedwig town:2,472More data
Terrell Hills city:5,397More data
Universal City city:20,532More data
Von Ormy city:1,275More data
Windcrest city:5,866More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,239.8More data
Water Area:16.3More data
Total Area:1,256.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1,383.08More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:95.46More data
Percent Rural:4.54More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:60.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:27.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.3%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.8%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:33.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$43,798More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$85,782,196,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$54,163More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:26.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$49,164More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$47,840 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,201 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,676 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$44,271 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.304097More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$165,252,672,291More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$150,610,406,587More data
Total Actual Levy:$458,615,891More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:161.090More data
US Highways:74.238More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:216.776More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:168.871More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.586More data
Frontage Roads:375.669More data
On-System Subtotal:1,004.230More data
City Streets:5,055.642More data
Certified County Roads:1,183.449More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:74.476More data
Off-System Subtotal:6,313.567More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:7,317.797More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:917.467More data
US Highways:374.396More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:795.896More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:470.977More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:30.344More data
Frontage Roads:795.484More data
On-System Subtotal:3,384.564More data
City Streets:11,038.409More data
Certified County Roads:2,409.978More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:148.952More data
Off-System Subtotal:13,597.339More data
County Total:16,981.903More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bexar County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Bexar County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bexar County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bexar County»

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

Airports in Bexar County.
Hospitals in Bexar County.
Prisons in Bexar County.