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Facts about Travis County, TX
Travis County is a county in south central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,024,266; the estimated population in 2014 was 1,151,145. It is the fifth-most populous county in Texas. Its county seat is Austin, the capital of Texas. The county was established in 1840 and is named in honor of William Barret Travis, the commander of the Republic of Texas forces at the Battle of the Alamo.
As of the 2015 Texas Population Estimate Program, the population of the county was 1,169,907, non-Hispanic whites 562,223 (48.1%). Black Americans 90,218 (7.7%). Other non-Hispanic 106,174 (9.0%). Hispanics and Latinos (of any race) 411,292 (35.2%).
According to the census of 2010, there were 1,024,266 people, 320,766 households, and 183,798 families residing in the county. The population density was 1034 persons per square mile (387/km²). There were 335,881 housing units at an average density of 340 per square mile (131/km²).