Callahan 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 2017:13,946More data
Estimate 2016:13,777 
Estimate 2015:13,580 
Estimate 2014:13,499 
Estimate 2013:13,496 
Estimate 2012:13,483 
Estimate 2011:13,508 
Census 2010:13,544More data
Census 2000:12,905More data
Population of the County Seat (Baird)
Census 2010:1,496 
Census 2000:1,623 
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.
Baird city:1,504More data
Clyde city:3,867More data
Cross Plains town:983More data
Putnam town:95More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:899.4More data
Water Area:1.9More data
Total Area:901.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:15.06More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:27.82More data
Percent Rural:72.18More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:9.8%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%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:85.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.8%More data
65 and Older:20.0%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:42.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$38,029More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$530,353,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$45,843More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:88.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,217More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,600 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$37,452 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,977 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$36,035 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.559266More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,789,882,822More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$753,477,771More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,204,320More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:30.544More data
US Highways:30.828More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.045More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:168.935More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:58.546More data
On-System Subtotal:340.898More data
City Streets:71.541More data
Certified County Roads:481.737More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:553.278More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:894.176More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:122.176More data
US Highways:61.656More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.785More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:338.204More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:117.092More data
On-System Subtotal:745.913More data
City Streets:143.082More data
Certified County Roads:963.474More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,106.556More data
County Total:1,852.469More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Callahan County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Callahan County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Callahan County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Callahan County»

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

Airports in Callahan County.
Hospitals in Callahan County.
Prisons in Callahan County.