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 2015:17,460More data
Estimate 2014:17,270 
Estimate 2013:17,166 
Estimate 2012:17,326 
Estimate 2011:17,244 
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:4,283More data
Snook city:512More data
Somerville city:1,383More 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 - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.1%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:13.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:12.6%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.4%More data
65 and Older:19.7%More data
85 and Older:2.9%More data
Median Age:44.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$41,880More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$731,220,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$50,113More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$43,814More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$43,788 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$40,467 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$36,538 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$35,477 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$41,948More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$41,496 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$43,219 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$43,811 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$40,619 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.499000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,051,595,508More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,610,995,223More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,038,866More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$1,429,695More data
CY 2014:$1,524,405 
CY 2013:$1,673,104 
CY 2012:$1,687,484 
CY 2011:$1,074,692 
Centerline Miles - 2015
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 - 2015
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 2014»
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.