Burnet 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 2017:46,804More data
Estimate 2016:45,914 
Estimate 2015:44,781 
Estimate 2014:43,979 
Estimate 2013:43,605 
Estimate 2012:43,377 
Estimate 2011:43,216 
Census 2010:42,750More data
Census 2000:34,147More data
Population of the County Seat (Burnet)
Census 2010:5,987 
Census 2000:4,735 
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.
Bertram city:1,441More data
Burnet city:6,355More data
Cottonwood Shores city:1,188More data
Granite Shoals city:5,114More data
Highland Haven city:449More data
Horseshoe Bay city (pt.):826More data
Marble Falls city:6,514More data
Meadowlakes city:1,879More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:994.3More data
Water Area:27.0More data
Total Area:1,021.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:43.00More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:44.33More data
Percent Rural:55.67More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.5%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:73.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.7%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.6%More data
65 and Older:21.8%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:44.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$45,350More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$2,122,566,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$59,009More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:86.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:23.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,749More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,383 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,117 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,153 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,277 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.396900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$8,031,846,921More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$5,693,141,132More data
Total Actual Levy:$22,582,045More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:60.850More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:42.401More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:173.730More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:15.624More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:292.605More data
City Streets:258.749More data
Certified County Roads:479.607More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.078More data
Off-System Subtotal:738.434More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,031.039More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:243.400More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:158.452More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:371.830More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:31.248More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:804.930More data
City Streets:517.498More data
Certified County Roads:959.214More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.078More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,476.790More data
County Total:2,281.720More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Burnet County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Burnet County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Burnet County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Burnet County»

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

Airports in Burnet County.
Hospitals in Burnet County.
Prisons in Burnet County.