Falls 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 2016:17,273More data
Estimate 2015:17,158 
Estimate 2014:17,141 
Estimate 2013:17,201 
Estimate 2012:17,554 
Estimate 2011:17,831 
Census 2010:17,866More data
Census 2000:18,576More data
Population of the County Seat (Marlin)
Census 2010:5,967 
Census 2000:6,628 
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.
Bruceville-Eddy city (pt.):4More data
Golinda city (pt.):412More data
Lott city:734More data
Marlin city:5,671More data
Rosebud city:1,377More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:765.5More data
Water Area:8.4More data
Total Area:773.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:23.34More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:32.64More data
Percent Rural:67.36More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:23.1%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:71.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:24.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:51.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:23.7%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.3%More data
65 and Older:17.0%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:39.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$32,442More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$560,379,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$38,559More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:25.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:33.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:75.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:11.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,008More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,589 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,817 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,104 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$30,979 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:7.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:7.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.951880More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,314,927,246More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$664,041,848More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,320,881More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$362,225More data
CY 2015:$355,334 
CY 2014:$403,150 
CY 2013:$400,448 
CY 2012:$385,105 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:1.900More data
US Highways:25.803More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:105.705More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:207.801More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:3.800More data
On-System Subtotal:345.009More data
City Streets:90.377More data
Certified County Roads:755.799More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:846.176More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,191.185More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:7.600More data
US Highways:51.606More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:264.699More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:415.602More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:7.600More data
On-System Subtotal:747.107More data
City Streets:180.558More data
Certified County Roads:1,511.598More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,692.156More data
County Total:2,439.263More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Falls County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Falls County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Falls County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Falls County»

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

Airports in Falls County.
Hospitals in Falls County.
Prisons in Falls County.