Texas counties, cities and school districts have more than $100 billion in debt that's backed by a pledge of local property taxes. Across Texas over the last decade, the total amount of local debt has grown at a faster pace than the state’s population. Use our Local Debt Explorer to find out how much tax-supported debt is held by your city, county and school district.
The data is collected by the Texas Bond Review Board and reflects each entity’s debt load as of August 2013.
This Explorer is part of a series of stories that examine the factors driving local communities around Texas to issue billions of dollars in debt. The data comes from the Texas Bond Review Board and reflects each entity’s debt load as of August 2013.
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