DeWitt 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 2017:20,226More data
Estimate 2016:20,618 
Estimate 2015:20,630 
Estimate 2014:20,516 
Estimate 2013:20,382 
Estimate 2012:20,365 
Estimate 2011:20,202 
Census 2010:20,097More data
Census 2000:20,013More data
Population of the County Seat (Cuero)
Census 2010:6,841 
Census 2000:6,571 
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.
Cuero city:8,292More data
Nordheim city:307More data
Yoakum city (pt.):2,112More data
Yorktown city:2,080More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:909.0More data
Water Area:1.5More data
Total Area:910.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:22.11More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:50.38More data
Percent Rural:49.62More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:35.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:54.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:8.6%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.6%More data
65 and Older:19.5%More data
85 and Older:2.9%More data
Median Age:41.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$51,896More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,049,645,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$47,657More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:79.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$45,165More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,558 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$42,724 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$43,760 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$39,087 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.469370More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,873,149,670More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,178,271,250More data
Total Actual Levy:$19,595,359More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:73.455More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:58.843More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:183.077More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:315.375More data
City Streets:119.660More data
Certified County Roads:680.257More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:799.917More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,115.292More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:178.302More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:117.686More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:366.334More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:662.322More data
City Streets:240.636More data
Certified County Roads:1,360.514More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,601.150More data
County Total:2,263.472More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «DeWitt County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «DeWitt County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «DeWitt County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «DeWitt County»

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

Airports in DeWitt County.
Hospitals in DeWitt County.
Prisons in DeWitt County.