Brooks 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 2015:7,230More data
Estimate 2014:7,242 
Estimate 2013:7,236 
Estimate 2012:7,184 
Estimate 2011:7,215 
Census 2010:7,223More data
Census 2000:7,976More data
Population of the County Seat (Falfurrias)
Census 2010:4,981 
Census 2000:5,297 
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.
Falfurrias city:4,962More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:943.4More data
Water Area:0.3More data
Total Area:943.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:7.66More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:68.24More data
Percent Rural:31.76More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:89.6%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:96.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:8.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.5%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.3%More data
65 and Older:17.8%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:34.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$36,756More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$265,747,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$30,124More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:31.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:46.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$37,756More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$38,996 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$37,682 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$34,124 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$31,667 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,999More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$40,462 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,799 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$38,908 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$37,498 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:10.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:7.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:8.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:8.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:10.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.939526More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,414,979,568More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$630,160,350More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,918,962More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:33.617More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:39.377More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:48.465More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:9.400More data
On-System Subtotal:130.859More data
City Streets:36.240More data
Certified County Roads:110.585More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:146.825More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:277.684More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:139.126More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:86.820More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:96.930More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:17.431More data
On-System Subtotal:340.307More data
City Streets:72.480More data
Certified County Roads:221.170More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:293.650More data
County Total:633.957More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brooks County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Brooks County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Brooks County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Brooks County»

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

Airports in Brooks County.
Hospitals in Brooks County.
Prisons in Brooks County.