Bailey 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 2017:7,077More data
Estimate 2016:7,180 
Estimate 2015:7,199 
Estimate 2014:6,939 
Estimate 2013:7,097 
Estimate 2012:7,107 
Estimate 2011:7,159 
Census 2010:7,165More data
Census 2000:6,594More data
Population of the County Seat (Muleshoe)
Census 2010:5,158 
Census 2000:4,530 
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.
Muleshoe city:5,082More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:826.8More data
Water Area:0.7More data
Total Area:827.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:8.67More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:71.25More data
Percent Rural:28.75More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:64.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:3.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:32.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.1%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:31.6%More data
65 and Older:14.1%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:33.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$44,659More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$316,051,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$42,045More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:67.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:10.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,913More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,024 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,696 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,145 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$34,284 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:7.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.928600More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$473,906,386More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$346,202,738More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,209,868More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$246,757More data
CY 2016:$239,064 
CY 2015:$387,869 
CY 2014:$206,302 
CY 2013:$204,068 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:26.255More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:33.804More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:165.134More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:225.193More data
City Streets:37.861More data
Certified County Roads:785.746More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.088More data
Off-System Subtotal:825.695More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,050.888More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:92.437More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:67.608More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:330.268More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:490.313More data
City Streets:75.722More data
Certified County Roads:1,571.492More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.088More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,649.302More data
County Total:2,139.615More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Bailey County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Bailey County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bailey County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bailey County»

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

Airports in Bailey County.
Hospitals in Bailey County.
Prisons in Bailey County.