Garza 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 2016:6,442More data
Estimate 2015:6,383 
Estimate 2014:6,418 
Estimate 2013:6,401 
Estimate 2012:6,450 
Estimate 2011:6,578 
Census 2010:6,461More data
Census 2000:4,872More data
Population of the County Seat (Post)
Census 2010:5,376 
Census 2000:3,708 
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.
Post city:5,372More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:893.4More data
Water Area:2.8More data
Total Area:896.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:7.23More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:77.67More data
Percent Rural:22.33More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:50.8%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:41.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.5%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.6%More data
65 and Older:11.7%More data
85 and Older:1.3%More data
Median Age:33.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$36,064More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$232,324,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$44,210More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:30.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:31.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:57.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:8.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$37,280More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,006 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,425 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,708 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$37,201 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.710000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$763,346,619More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$394,835,639More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,803,333More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:70.179More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:16.216More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:96.891More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:183.286More data
City Streets:28.495More data
Certified County Roads:249.803More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:278.298More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:461.584More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:227.012More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:34.922More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:195.516More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:457.450More data
City Streets:56.990More data
Certified County Roads:499.606More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:556.596More data
County Total:1,014.046More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Garza County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Garza County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Garza County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Garza County»

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

Airports in Garza County.
Hospitals in Garza County.
Prisons in Garza County.