Gregg 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 2016:123,745More data
Estimate 2015:123,827 
Estimate 2014:122,967 
Estimate 2013:123,043 
Estimate 2012:122,835 
Estimate 2011:122,445 
Census 2010:121,730More data
Census 2000:111,379More data
Population of the County Seat (Longview)
Census 2010:80,455 
Census 2000:73,344 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN GREGG COUNTY - 2016 (Census Bureau)
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.
Clarksville City city (pt.):895More data
East Mountain city (pt.):0More data
Easton city (pt.):446More data
Gladewater city (pt.):3,892More data
Kilgore city (pt.):11,300More data
Lakeport city:969More data
Longview city (pt.):80,100More data
Warren City city (pt.):289More data
White Oak city:6,364More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:273.3More data
Water Area:2.5More data
Total Area:275.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:445.41More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:86.64More data
Percent Rural:13.36More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:18.6%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:74.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:20.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:57.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:20.2%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.8%More data
65 and Older:14.3%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:35.3More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$46,664More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$5,791,380,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$48,561More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:84.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.5% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$45,656More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$44,608 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$42,941 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$41,061 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$39,199 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$45,179More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,881 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$44,874 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$45,007 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$43,479 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.262500More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$9,744,112,930More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$8,507,911,604More data
Total Actual Levy:$22,331,398More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$13,243,887More data
CY 2015:$14,512,053 
CY 2014:$15,767,896 
CY 2013:$16,999,506 
CY 2012:$15,311,731 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN GREGG COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:16.903More data
US Highways:40.013More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:89.982More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:106.589More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:9.583More data
On-System Subtotal:263.070More data
City Streets:637.825More data
Certified County Roads:257.235More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:895.060More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,158.130More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:67.612More data
US Highways:150.510More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:335.074More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:237.264More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:19.166More data
On-System Subtotal:809.626More data
City Streets:1,358.719More data
Certified County Roads:514.470More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,873.189More data
County Total:2,682.815More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Gregg County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Gregg County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Gregg County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Gregg County»

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

Airports in Gregg County.
Hospitals in Gregg County.
Prisons in Gregg County.