Childress 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 2016:7,052More data
Estimate 2015:7,050 
Estimate 2014:7,059 
Estimate 2013:7,046 
Estimate 2012:7,089 
Estimate 2011:7,017 
Census 2010:7,041More data
Census 2000:7,688More data
Population of the County Seat (Childress)
Census 2010:6,105 
Census 2000:6,778 
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.
Childress city:6,096More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:696.4More data
Water Area:17.3More data
Total Area:713.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:10.11More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:66.85More data
Percent Rural:33.15More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:29.0%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.1%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.7%More data
65 and Older:15.1%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:33.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$29,459More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$207,745,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$39,140More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:15.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,314More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,464 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$32,486 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$30,798 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$29,074 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:4.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.590000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$750,105,451More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$460,592,234More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,717,494More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$388,171More data
CY 2015:$380,877 
CY 2014:$425,681 
CY 2013:$454,843 
CY 2012:$558,354 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:69.180More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:16.568More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:123.552More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:209.300More data
City Streets:59.147More data
Certified County Roads:424.781More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:483.928More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:693.228More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:198.540More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:33.136More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:247.104More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:478.780More data
City Streets:118.294More data
Certified County Roads:849.562More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:967.856More data
County Total:1,446.636More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Childress County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Childress County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Childress County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Childress County»

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

Airports in Childress County.
Hospitals in Childress County.
Prisons in Childress County.