Hale County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2014:34,720More data
Estimate 2013:35,809 
Estimate 2012:36,316 
Estimate 2011:36,423 
Census 2010:36,273More data
Census 2000:36,602More data
Population of the County Seat (Plainview)
Census 2010:22,194 
Census 2000:22,336 
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.
Abernathy city (pt.):2,098More data
Edmonson town:109More data
Hale Center city:2,205More data
Petersburg city:1,185More data
Plainview city:21,860More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,004.7More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:1,004.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:36.10More data
Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:58.0%More data
Race - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:35.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.9%More data
Age - 2013 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:29.2%More data
65 and Older:12.5%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:32.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2013 (BEA):$29,606More data
Total Personal Income - 2013 (BEA):$1,058,817,000More data
Median Household Income - 2013 (Census Bureau):$39,209More data
Poverty - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:22.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:31.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:70.2% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:13.2% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$33,383More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$32,742 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$32,032 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$31,104 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$30,034 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2014:9.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2013:13.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2010:7.4 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2012»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2013
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.492100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,463,220,568More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,987,692,416More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,777,244More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2014:$1,518,821More data
CY 2013:$1,531,912 
CY 2012:$1,635,952 
CY 2011:$1,476,346 
CY 2010:$1,395,595 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2012
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$1,832,597More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$28,480More data
County Bridges, Construction:$0More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$0More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$0More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$0More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$1,861,077More data
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2013
Total Centerline Miles:460.1More data
Total Lane Miles:1,059.5More data

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

Airports in Hale County.
Hospitals in Hale County.
Prisons in Hale County.