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 2016:1,928,680More data
Estimate 2015:1,895,482 
Estimate 2014:1,858,749 
Estimate 2013:1,822,056 
Estimate 2012:1,788,530 
Estimate 2011:1,755,342 
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:8,284More data
Balcones Heights city:3,286More data
Castle Hills city:4,474More data
China Grove town:1,311More data
Cibolo city (pt.):0More data
Converse city:22,702More data
Elmendorf city (pt.):1,705More data
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):6,203More data
Grey Forest city:532More data
Helotes city:8,758More data
Hill Country Village city:1,082More data
Hollywood Park town:3,331More data
Kirby city:8,640More data
Leon Valley city:11,314More data
Live Oak city:15,749More data
Lytle city (pt.):41More data
Olmos Park city:2,418More data
San Antonio city (pt.):1,492,483More data
Sandy Oaks city:4,166More data
Schertz city (pt.):1,853More data
Selma city (pt.):7,634More data
Shavano Park city:3,684More data
Somerset city:1,806More data
St. Hedwig town:2,406More data
Terrell Hills city:5,373More data
Universal City city:20,359More data
Von Ormy city:1,198More data
Windcrest city:5,858More 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 - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:59.9%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.8%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 - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:28.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.3%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.0%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:33.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$43,617More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$84,122,309,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$53,170More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.0%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 - 2016:$47,840More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,201 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,676 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$44,271 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$43,918 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.308950More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$153,999,671,388More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$139,722,781,759More data
Total Actual Levy:$432,388,817More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$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 2015»
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.