Bexar 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 2018:1,986,049More data
Estimate 2017:1,958,841 
Estimate 2016:1,929,530 
Estimate 2015:1,896,116 
Estimate 2014:1,858,787 
Estimate 2013:1,821,863 
Estimate 2012:1,789,091 
Estimate 2011:1,755,340 
Census 2010:1,714,773More data
Census 2000:1,392,931More data
Population of the County Seat (San Antonio)
Census 2010:1,327,407 
Census 2000:1,144,646 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BEXAR COUNTY - 2018 (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.
Alamo Heights city:8,593 
Balcones Heights city:3,290 
Bulverde city (pt.):0 
Castle Hills city:4,471 
China Grove town:1,324 
Cibolo city (pt.):0 
Converse city:27,742 
Elmendorf city (pt.):2,047 
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):6,997 
Grey Forest city:554 
Helotes city:9,567 
Hill Country Village city:1,095 
Hollywood Park town:3,374 
Kirby city:8,747 
Leon Valley city:11,485 
Live Oak city:15,908 
Lytle city (pt.):49 
Olmos Park city:2,450 
San Antonio city (pt.):1,532,205 
Sandy Oaks city:4,615 
Schertz city (pt.):2,026 
Selma city (pt.):8,380 
Shavano Park city:3,926 
Somerset city:1,903 
St. Hedwig town:2,491 
Terrell Hills city:5,425 
Universal City city:20,773 
Von Ormy city:1,298 
Windcrest city:5,874 
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,239.8More data
Water Area:16.3More data
Total Area:1,256.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1,383.08More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:95.46More data
Percent Rural:4.54More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:60.5%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:27.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.6%More data
65 and Older:12.1%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:33.8More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$46,058More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$91,473,170,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$54,163More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:27.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$50,720More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$49,161 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$47,840 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,201 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,676 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.301097More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$176,434,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$160,915,000,000More data
Total Actual Levy:$485,709,885More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN BEXAR COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:160.864More data
US Highways:74.251More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:213.292More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:162.719More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:11.816More data
Frontage Roads:377.214More data
On-System Subtotal:1,000.156More data
City Streets:5,061.697More data
Certified County Roads:1,332.376More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:74.469More data
Off-System Subtotal:6,468.542More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:7,468.698More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:918.922More data
US Highways:373.679More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:788.588More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:444.553More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:66.523More data
Frontage Roads:799.317More data
On-System Subtotal:3,391.582More data
City Streets:11,066.149More data
Certified County Roads:2,711.092More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:148.938More data
Off-System Subtotal:13,926.179More data
County Total:17,317.761More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bexar County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bexar County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bexar County»

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

Airports in Bexar County.
Hospitals in Bexar County.
Prisons in Bexar County.