Travis 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 2018:1,248,743More data
Estimate 2017:1,227,771 
Estimate 2016:1,206,383 
Estimate 2015:1,180,173 
Estimate 2014:1,152,758 
Estimate 2013:1,122,585 
Estimate 2012:1,097,072 
Estimate 2011:1,061,719 
Census 2010:1,024,266More data
Census 2000:812,280More data
Population of the County Seat (Austin)
Census 2010:790,390 
Census 2000:656,562 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN TRAVIS 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.
Austin city (pt.):910,768 
Bee Cave city:6,765 
Briarcliff village:1,769 
Cedar Park city (pt.):8,316 
Creedmoor city:227 
Elgin city (pt.):1,030 
Jonestown city:2,083 
Lago Vista city:7,117 
Lakeway city:15,673 
Leander city (pt.):2,066 
Manor city:11,173 
Mustang Ridge city (pt.):503 
Pflugerville city (pt.):64,201 
Point Venture village:1,012 
Rollingwood city:1,577 
Round Rock city (pt.):1,751 
San Leanna village:512 
Sunset Valley city:679 
The Hills village:2,514 
Volente village:594 
Webberville village:464 
West Lake Hills city:3,318 
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:990.2More data
Water Area:32.8More data
Total Area:1,023.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1,034.40More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:94.54More data
Percent Rural:5.46More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:33.9%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:79.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:7.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:48.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:8.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.7%More data
65 and Older:9.9%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:34.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$62,205More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$76,306,161,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$72,785More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:14.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:88.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:47.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$66,723More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$63,703 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$61,162 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$59,789 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$57,328 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.354200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$223,070,000,000More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$189,553,000,000More data
Total Actual Levy:$671,397,951More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN TRAVIS COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:28.345More data
US Highways:60.069More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:144.838More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:188.951More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:196.607More data
On-System Subtotal:618.810More data
City Streets:2,980.714More data
Certified County Roads:1,251.321More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,234.020More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:4,852.830More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:180.496More data
US Highways:287.652More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:647.026More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:561.078More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:478.179More data
On-System Subtotal:2,154.431More data
City Streets:6,553.842More data
Certified County Roads:2,550.064More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.985More data
Off-System Subtotal:9,105.891More data
County Total:11,260.322More 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):     «Travis County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Travis County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Travis County»

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

Airports in Travis County.
Hospitals in Travis County.
Prisons in Travis County.