Wilson 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 2016:48,480More data
Estimate 2015:47,456 
Estimate 2014:46,391 
Estimate 2013:45,426 
Estimate 2012:44,466 
Estimate 2011:43,731 
Census 2010:42,918More data
Census 2000:32,408More data
Population of the County Seat (Floresville)
Census 2010:6,448 
Census 2000:5,868 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WILSON COUNTY - 2016 (Census Bureau)
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.
Elmendorf city (pt.):13More data
Floresville city:7,495More data
La Vernia city:1,409More data
Nixon city (pt.):8More data
Poth town:2,213More data
Stockdale city:1,596More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:803.7More data
Water Area:4.7More data
Total Area:808.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:53.40More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:14.14More data
Percent Rural:85.86More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:39.0%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:57.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.5%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.4%More data
65 and Older:15.7%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:40.2More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$42,537More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$2,021,352,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$68,805More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:19.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,022More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,251 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,296 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,459 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$31,189 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.473800More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,260,019,143More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,024,449,532More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,329,842More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN WILSON COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:54.884More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:69.002More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:208.764More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:332.650More data
City Streets:74.350More data
Certified County Roads:784.642More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:858.992More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,191.642More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:173.016More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:155.912More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:417.528More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:746.456More data
City Streets:148.700More data
Certified County Roads:1,569.284More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,717.984More data
County Total:2,464.440More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Wilson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Wilson County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Wilson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Wilson County»

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

Airports in Wilson County.
Hospitals in Wilson County.
Prisons in Wilson County.