Chambers 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 2017:41,441More data
Estimate 2016:40,283 
Estimate 2015:39,059 
Estimate 2014:38,283 
Estimate 2013:37,350 
Estimate 2012:36,489 
Estimate 2011:35,683 
Census 2010:35,096More data
Census 2000:26,031More data
Population of the County Seat (Anahuac)
Census 2010:2,243 
Census 2000:2,210 
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.
Anahuac city:2,376More data
Baytown city (pt.):4,237More data
Beach City city:2,677More data
Cove city:534More data
Mont Belvieu city (pt.):5,946More data
Morgan's Point city (pt.):0More data
Old River-Winfree city (pt.):1,253More data
Seabrook city (pt.):0More data
Shoreacres city (pt.):0More data
Texas City city (pt.):0More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:597.1More data
Water Area:274.1More data
Total Area:871.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:58.77More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:54.28More data
Percent Rural:45.72More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:67.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.9%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.0%More data
65 and Older:11.4%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:35.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$51,832More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$2,147,981,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$81,018More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:21.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$61,432More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$60,071 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$56,745 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$54,642 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$56,360 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:7.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.542548More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$14,646,874,482More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$12,800,352,132More data
Total Actual Levy:$69,421,627More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:34.228More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:66.202More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:152.034More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:65.156More data
On-System Subtotal:317.620More data
City Streets:104.696More data
Certified County Roads:258.462More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:8.935More data
Off-System Subtotal:372.093More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:689.713More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:200.012More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:179.477More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:306.524More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:130.312More data
On-System Subtotal:816.325More data
City Streets:209.392More data
Certified County Roads:518.818More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:12.567More data
Off-System Subtotal:740.777More data
County Total:1,557.102More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Chambers County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Chambers County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Chambers County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Chambers County»

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

Airports in Chambers County.
Hospitals in Chambers County.
Prisons in Chambers County.