Gray 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 2017:22,404More data
Estimate 2016:22,738 
Estimate 2015:23,245 
Estimate 2014:23,437 
Estimate 2013:22,986 
Estimate 2012:22,908 
Estimate 2011:22,651 
Census 2010:22,535More data
Census 2000:22,744More data
Population of the County Seat (Pampa)
Census 2010:17,994 
Census 2000:17,887 
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.
Lefors town:492More data
McLean town:771More data
Pampa city:17,475More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:926.0More data
Water Area:3.4More data
Total Area:929.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:24.34More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:80.61More data
Percent Rural:19.39More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:28.9%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:63.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.8%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.5%More data
65 and Older:15.9%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:37.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$41,781More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$936,056,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$46,599More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:80.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:13.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$48,292More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$45,738 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,363 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$48,118 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$46,623 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.640720More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,296,376,180More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,475,371,650More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,446,847More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:26.288More data
US Highways:23.411More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:107.529More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:137.309More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:40.497More data
On-System Subtotal:335.034More data
City Streets:162.463More data
Certified County Roads:600.376More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:762.839More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,097.873More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:105.152More data
US Highways:67.844More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:238.714More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:276.342More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:80.994More data
On-System Subtotal:769.046More data
City Streets:331.852More data
Certified County Roads:1,200.752More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,532.604More data
County Total:2,301.650More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Gray County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Gray County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Gray County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Gray County»

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

Airports in Gray County.
Hospitals in Gray County.
Prisons in Gray County.