Hill County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2017:35,852More data
Estimate 2016:35,171 
Estimate 2015:34,845 
Estimate 2014:34,774 
Estimate 2013:34,849 
Estimate 2012:35,134 
Estimate 2011:35,184 
Census 2010:35,089More data
Census 2000:32,321More data
Population of the County Seat (Hillsboro)
Census 2010:8,456 
Census 2000:8,232 
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.
Abbott city:363More data
Aquilla city:110More data
Blum town:457More data
Bynum town:201More data
Carl's Corner town:182More data
Covington city:272More data
Hillsboro city:8,425More data
Hubbard city:1,390More data
Itasca city:1,686More data
Malone town:272More data
Mertens town:126More data
Mount Calm city:325More data
Penelope town:202More data
Whitney town:2,139More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:958.9More data
Water Area:26.9More data
Total Area:985.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:36.59More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:23.73More data
Percent Rural:76.27More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.8%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.5%More data
65 and Older:20.6%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:41.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$37,502More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,344,537,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$47,162More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.2%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:16.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$39,486More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,663 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,542 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,048 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$35,713 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.537778More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,718,379,468More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,473,236,477More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,291,312More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$1,817,053More data
CY 2016:$2,505,448 
CY 2015:$1,585,767 
CY 2014:$1,595,166 
CY 2013:$1,551,171 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:37.713More data
US Highways:8.070More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:126.190More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:288.772More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.775More data
Frontage Roads:29.026More data
On-System Subtotal:491.546More data
City Streets:160.555More data
Certified County Roads:1,074.690More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:21.809More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,257.054More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,748.600More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:158.907More data
US Highways:16.524More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:277.329More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:577.647More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.550More data
Frontage Roads:56.053More data
On-System Subtotal:1,090.010More data
City Streets:321.110More data
Certified County Roads:2,149.380More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:43.618More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,514.108More data
County Total:3,604.118More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Hill County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Hill County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Hill County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Hill County»

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

Airports in Hill County.
Hospitals in Hill County.
Prisons in Hill County.