Fayette 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 2017:25,272More data
Estimate 2016:25,070 
Estimate 2015:24,967 
Estimate 2014:24,789 
Estimate 2013:24,716 
Estimate 2012:24,654 
Estimate 2011:24,744 
Census 2010:24,554More data
Census 2000:21,804More data
Population of the County Seat (La Grange)
Census 2010:4,641 
Census 2000:4,478 
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.
Carmine city:255More data
Fayetteville city:262More data
Flatonia town:1,441More data
La Grange city:4,680More data
Round Top town:91More data
Schulenburg city:2,907More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:950.0More data
Water Area:9.8More data
Total Area:959.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:25.85More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:32.86More data
Percent Rural:67.14More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:21.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:71.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.0%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.4%More data
65 and Older:24.8%More data
85 and Older:3.6%More data
Median Age:47.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$48,833More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,234,101,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$56,320More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:81.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,962More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$37,336 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,611 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,518 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$38,338 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.446400More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$6,343,723,842More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,817,800,112More data
Total Actual Levy:$12,561,731More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$1,822,185More data
CY 2016:$1,646,391 
CY 2015:$1,856,068 
CY 2014:$1,962,557 
CY 2013:$1,773,641 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:22.795More data
US Highways:63.348More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:99.649More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:225.826More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:23.917More data
On-System Subtotal:435.535More data
City Streets:92.469More data
Certified County Roads:870.335More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:962.804More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,398.339More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:91.180More data
US Highways:154.264More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:279.016More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:452.790More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:47.834More data
On-System Subtotal:1,025.084More data
City Streets:184.938More data
Certified County Roads:1,740.670More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,925.608More data
County Total:2,950.692More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Fayette County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Fayette County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Fayette County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Fayette County»

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

Airports in Fayette County.
Hospitals in Fayette County.
Prisons in Fayette County.