Edwards 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 2017:1,953More data
Estimate 2016:1,918 
Estimate 2015:1,910 
Estimate 2014:1,902 
Estimate 2013:1,897 
Estimate 2012:1,988 
Estimate 2011:1,979 
Census 2010:2,002More data
Census 2000:2,162More data
Population of the County Seat (Rocksprings)
Census 2010:1,182 
Census 2000:1,285 
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.
Rocksprings town:1,150More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:2,117.9More data
Water Area:2.0More data
Total Area:2,119.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:0.95More 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:55.1%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:43.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.4%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:27.2%More data
85 and Older:2.6%More data
Median Age:47.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$34,266More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$66,921,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$35,164More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:22.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:38.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:75.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:24.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$32,250More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$32,756 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$32,472 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,288 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$33,790 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.686300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,729,880,262More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$416,779,502More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,858,197More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$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:85.776More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:67.528More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:85.921More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:239.225More data
City Streets:15.866More data
Certified County Roads:277.688More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:293.554More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:532.779More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:176.302More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:150.974More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:171.842More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:499.118More data
City Streets:31.732More data
Certified County Roads:555.376More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:587.108More data
County Total:1,086.226More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Edwards County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Edwards County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Edwards County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Edwards County»

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

Airports in Edwards County.
Hospitals in Edwards County.
Prisons in Edwards County.