Aransas 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 2017:25,572More data
Estimate 2016:25,275 
Estimate 2015:24,834 
Estimate 2014:24,581 
Estimate 2013:23,897 
Estimate 2012:23,462 
Estimate 2011:23,228 
Census 2010:23,158More data
Census 2000:22,497More data
Population of the County Seat (Rockport)
Census 2010:8,766 
Census 2000:7,385 
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.
Aransas Pass city (pt.):792More data
Corpus Christi city (pt.):0More data
Fulton town:1,604More data
Rockport city:10,555More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:252.1More data
Water Area:275.9More data
Total Area:528.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:91.87More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:72.74More data
Percent Rural:27.26More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.7%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:67.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.4%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:18.7%More data
65 and Older:27.3%More data
85 and Older:2.6%More data
Median Age:49.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$44,820More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,146,138,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$46,970More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:32.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,102More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,910 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,196 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,591 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$33,568 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.403315More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,486,448,827More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,285,298,492More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,244,729More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$1,519,192More data
CY 2016:$1,476,828 
CY 2015:$1,476,110 
CY 2014:$1,333,977 
CY 2013:$1,273,801 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:53.226More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:19.764More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.170More data
Frontage Roads:4.381More data
On-System Subtotal:81.541More data
City Streets:123.941More data
Certified County Roads:167.780More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:8.106More data
Off-System Subtotal:299.827More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:381.368More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:142.995More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:42.584More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:8.340More data
Frontage Roads:8.762More data
On-System Subtotal:202.681More data
City Streets:249.352More data
Certified County Roads:335.560More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:16.212More data
Off-System Subtotal:601.124More data
County Total:803.805More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Aransas County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Aransas County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Aransas County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Aransas County»

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

Airports in Aransas County.
Hospitals in Aransas County.
Prisons in Aransas County.