Freestone 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 2017:19,625More data
Estimate 2016:19,647 
Estimate 2015:19,712 
Estimate 2014:19,656 
Estimate 2013:19,591 
Estimate 2012:19,475 
Estimate 2011:19,596 
Census 2010:19,816More data
Census 2000:17,867More data
Population of the County Seat (Fairfield)
Census 2010:2,951 
Census 2000:3,094 
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.
Fairfield city:2,917More data
Kirvin town:129More data
Oakwood town (pt.):37More data
Streetman town (pt.):243More data
Teague city:3,505More data
Wortham town:1,004More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:877.7More data
Water Area:14.3More data
Total Area:892.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:22.58More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:33.52More data
Percent Rural:66.48More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:15.4%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:79.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:16.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:67.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.6%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.0%More data
65 and Older:19.6%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:41.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$35,681More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$700,248,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$47,616More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:81.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:11.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,854More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$43,601 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,148 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,334 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$42,457 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.255000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,608,448,041More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,341,872,059More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,971,774More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:32.077More data
US Highways:50.423More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:61.193More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:196.654More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.419More data
Frontage Roads:34.727More data
On-System Subtotal:376.493More data
City Streets:89.105More data
Certified County Roads:641.380More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:730.485More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,106.978More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:128.308More data
US Highways:107.842More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:122.806More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:393.308More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.838More data
Frontage Roads:69.454More data
On-System Subtotal:824.556More data
City Streets:178.210More data
Certified County Roads:1,282.760More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,460.970More data
County Total:2,285.526More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Freestone County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Freestone County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Freestone County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Freestone County»

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

Airports in Freestone County.
Hospitals in Freestone County.
Prisons in Freestone County.