Hays County vs. Travis County

Hays County (TX)Travis County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)222,6311,248,743
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)41.7%21.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)157,0991,024,462
Population, Census, April 1, 2010157,1071,024,266
Persons under 5 years, percent6.2%6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.0%21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent11.0%9.9%
Female persons, percent50.3%49.4%
White alone, percent90.2%79.9%
Black or African American alone, percent4.4%8.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%1.2%
Asian alone, percent1.7%7.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.3%2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent39.6%33.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent53.2%48.8%
Veterans, 2014-201811,27251,327
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20188.8%17.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)82,002527,803
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201861.8%52.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$222,300$298,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,727$1,938
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$615$766
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,107$1,232
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201322.3%39.8%
Building permits, 20182,89019,520
Households, 2014-201870,881458,484
Persons per household, 2014-20182.782.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201880.0%80.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201826.3%31.4%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201894.1%94.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201882.8%86.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.5%89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201837.4%48.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20186.4%6.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent16.7%14.6%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201867.7%72.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.2%65.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)348,2613,726,774
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)603,3386,996,844
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,178,97912,281,855
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,471,34515,583,650
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$14,624$14,224
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201830.525.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$65,935$71,767
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$30,715$41,049
Persons in poverty, percent13.2%12.0%
Total employer establishments, 20174,25935,717
Total employment, 201759,314599,954
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,031,00036,339,268
Total employment, percent change, 2016-201711.0%2.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201718,260125,798
All firms, 201216,223120,533
Men-owned firms, 20128,94764,679
Women-owned firms, 20125,24642,186
Minority-owned firms, 20124,17735,323
Nonminority-owned firms, 201211,31679,883
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,7039,520
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201213,688105,236
Black-owned firms, percent, 20071.8%3.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.1%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.9%5.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200718.1%13.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.2%28.2%
Population per square mile, 2010231.71,034.4
Land area in square miles, 2010677.98990.20

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Hays county (TX) and Travis county (TX) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.