Cottle 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 2016:1,402More data
Estimate 2015:1,431 
Estimate 2014:1,432 
Estimate 2013:1,448 
Estimate 2012:1,485 
Estimate 2011:1,511 
Census 2010:1,505More data
Census 2000:1,904More data
Population of the County Seat (Paducah)
Census 2010:1,186 
Census 2000:1,498 
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.
Paducah town:1,103More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:900.6More data
Water Area:1.1More data
Total Area:901.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.67More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:24.3%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:64.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.0%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.1%More data
65 and Older:23.4%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:45.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$50,074More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$71,406,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$35,602More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:36.1%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:$32,825More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$32,279 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$30,884 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$30,944 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$30,234 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$32,522More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,866 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$34,404 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$34,371 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$32,482 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:7.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:7.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.710100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$503,655,520More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$178,755,660More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,268,417More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$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:62.920More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:0.000More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:131.910More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:194.830More data
City Streets:27.720More data
Certified County Roads:313.895More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:341.615More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:536.445More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:125.840More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:0.000More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:263.820More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:389.660More data
City Streets:55.440More data
Certified County Roads:627.790More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:683.230More data
County Total:1,072.890More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Cottle County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Cottle County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Cottle County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Cottle County»

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

Airports in Cottle County.
Hospitals in Cottle County.
Prisons in Cottle County.