Comal 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 2018:148,373More data
Estimate 2017:140,790 
Estimate 2016:134,346 
Estimate 2015:128,783 
Estimate 2014:123,195 
Estimate 2013:118,591 
Estimate 2012:114,836 
Estimate 2011:112,072 
Census 2010:108,472More data
Census 2000:78,021More data
Population of the County Seat (New Braunfels)
Census 2010:57,740 
Census 2000:36,494 
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.
Bulverde city (pt.):5,240 
Fair Oaks Ranch city (pt.):424 
Garden Ridge city:4,022 
New Braunfels city (pt.):69,915 
San Antonio city (pt.):0 
Schertz city (pt.):1,171 
Selma city (pt.):27 
Spring Branch city:249 
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:559.5More data
Water Area:15.4More data
Total Area:574.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:193.88More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:53.85More data
Percent Rural:46.15More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.8%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:67.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.2%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:18.1%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:41.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$55,965More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$7,891,500,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$72,562More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:8.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:92.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:36.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,403More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,282 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$41,932 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,995 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,032 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.357921More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$22,709,757,820More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$17,295,201,347More data
Total Actual Levy:$63,119,286More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$15,003,155More data
CY 2017:$13,972,908 
CY 2016:$13,047,550 
CY 2015:$11,859,701 
CY 2014:$11,453,157 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:20.300More data
US Highways:15.661More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:44.008More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:144.602More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.780More data
Frontage Roads:41.129More data
On-System Subtotal:268.480More data
City Streets:369.021More data
Certified County Roads:804.641More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:26.277More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,199.939More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,468.419More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:133.818More data
US Highways:62.644More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:133.362More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:296.928More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:5.560More data
Frontage Roads:83.919More data
On-System Subtotal:716.231More data
City Streets:754.796More data
Certified County Roads:1,609.282More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:52.554More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,416.632More data
County Total:3,132.863More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Comal County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Comal County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Comal County»

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

Airports in Comal County.
Hospitals in Comal County.
Prisons in Comal County.