Burleson 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 2017:18,011More data
Estimate 2016:17,811 
Estimate 2015:17,559 
Estimate 2014:17,353 
Estimate 2013:17,244 
Estimate 2012:17,409 
Estimate 2011:17,304 
Census 2010:17,187More data
Census 2000:16,470More data
Population of the County Seat (Caldwell)
Census 2010:4,104 
Census 2000:3,449 
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.
Caldwell city:4,330More data
Snook city:529More data
Somerville city:1,436More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:659.0More data
Water Area:17.8More data
Total Area:676.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:26.08More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:23.34More data
Percent Rural:76.66More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.6%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:12.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:12.3%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.4%More data
65 and Older:20.2%More data
85 and Older:3.0%More data
Median Age:44.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$40,482More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$729,124,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$47,409More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:80.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,710More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$39,832 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$41,948 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$41,496 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$43,219 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.550000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,020,850,392More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,531,248,945More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,421,869More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$1,132,805More data
CY 2016:$936,834 
CY 2015:$1,429,695 
CY 2014:$1,524,405 
CY 2013:$1,673,104 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.752More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:172.038More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:9.084More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:233.874More data
City Streets:59.562More data
Certified County Roads:574.838More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:12.599More data
Off-System Subtotal:646.999More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:880.873More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:158.054More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:353.972More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:18.168More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:530.194More data
City Streets:119.124More data
Certified County Roads:1,149.676More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:25.198More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,293.998More data
County Total:1,824.192More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Burleson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Burleson County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Burleson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Burleson County»

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

Airports in Burleson County.
Hospitals in Burleson County.
Prisons in Burleson County.