Dickens 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 2017:2,209More data
Estimate 2016:2,201 
Estimate 2015:2,202 
Estimate 2014:2,212 
Estimate 2013:2,297 
Estimate 2012:2,321 
Estimate 2011:2,400 
Census 2010:2,444More data
Census 2000:2,762More data
Population of the County Seat (Dickens)
Census 2010:286 
Census 2000:332 
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.
Dickens city:257More data
Spur city:1,203More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:901.7More data
Water Area:3.5More data
Total Area:905.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:2.71More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:29.6%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:62.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.8%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:18.9%More data
65 and Older:22.5%More data
85 and Older:2.6%More data
Median Age:42.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$32,006More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$70,702,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$38,702More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:28.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:78.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,061More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,096 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$32,485 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$31,824 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$29,819 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:6.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:9.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.850000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$702,252,300More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$250,948,055More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,133,058More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$58,697More data
CY 2016:$54,979 
CY 2015:$52,633 
CY 2014:$56,310 
CY 2013:$87,096 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:31.691More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:43.638More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:126.407More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:201.736More data
City Streets:24.280More data
Certified County Roads:405.038More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:429.318More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:631.054More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:126.712More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:88.940More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:252.814More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:468.466More data
City Streets:48.560More data
Certified County Roads:810.076More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:858.636More data
County Total:1,327.102More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Dickens County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Dickens County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Dickens County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Dickens County»

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

Airports in Dickens County.
Hospitals in Dickens County.
Prisons in Dickens County.