Bosque 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 2017:18,326More data
Estimate 2016:18,010 
Estimate 2015:17,863 
Estimate 2014:17,716 
Estimate 2013:17,862 
Estimate 2012:18,123 
Estimate 2011:18,260 
Census 2010:18,212More data
Census 2000:17,204More data
Population of the County Seat (Meridian)
Census 2010:1,493 
Census 2000:1,491 
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.
Clifton city:3,397More data
Cranfills Gap city:280More data
Iredell city:338More data
Meridian city:1,480More data
Morgan city:503More data
Valley Mills city (pt.):1,176More data
Walnut Springs city:843More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:983.0More data
Water Area:19.6More data
Total Area:1,002.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:18.53More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:18.78More data
Percent Rural:81.22More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:18.7%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:77.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.7%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.4%More data
65 and Older:24.4%More data
85 and Older:3.0%More data
Median Age:46.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$40,704More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$745,938,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$49,139More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,725More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,338 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,740 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,771 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$33,078 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.522000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,962,221,445More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,565,787,384More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,173,410More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$565,748More data
CY 2016:$545,575 
CY 2015:$477,892 
CY 2014:$467,607 
CY 2013:$448,580 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:112.043More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:230.583More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.940More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:346.566More data
City Streets:88.693More data
Certified County Roads:665.802More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:12.707More data
Off-System Subtotal:767.202More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,113.768More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:227.337More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:461.166More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.880More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:696.383More data
City Streets:177.386More data
Certified County Roads:1,331.604More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:25.414More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,534.404More data
County Total:2,230.787More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bosque County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Bosque County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bosque County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bosque County»

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

Airports in Bosque County.
Hospitals in Bosque County.
Prisons in Bosque County.