Grimes 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 2017:28,082More data
Estimate 2016:27,574 
Estimate 2015:27,330 
Estimate 2014:27,009 
Estimate 2013:26,793 
Estimate 2012:26,672 
Estimate 2011:26,642 
Census 2010:26,604More data
Census 2000:23,552More data
Population of the County Seat (Anderson)
Census 2010:222 
Census 2000:257 
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.
Anderson city:232More data
Bedias city:466More data
Iola city:424More data
Navasota city (pt.):7,607More data
Todd Mission city:116More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:787.5More data
Water Area:14.1More data
Total Area:801.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:33.78More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:31.10More data
Percent Rural:68.90More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:24.4%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.3%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.6%More data
65 and Older:16.8%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:40.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$33,661More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$945,255,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$48,023More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:77.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:13.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$47,200More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$44,830 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$46,798 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$48,515 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$44,893 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.530261More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,197,443,304More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,745,225,987More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,556,863More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$1,904,317More data
CY 2016:$1,289,960 
CY 2015:$1,535,743 
CY 2014:$1,735,460 
CY 2013:$1,779,790 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:102.293More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:183.900More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:5.625More data
On-System Subtotal:291.818More data
City Streets:67.157More data
Certified County Roads:597.680More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:664.837More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:956.655More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:235.590More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:367.800More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.250More data
On-System Subtotal:614.640More data
City Streets:134.314More data
Certified County Roads:1,195.360More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,329.674More data
County Total:1,944.314More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Grimes County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Grimes County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Grimes County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Grimes County»

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

Airports in Grimes County.
Hospitals in Grimes County.
Prisons in Grimes County.