Hopkins 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 2017:36,496More data
Estimate 2016:36,203 
Estimate 2015:35,959 
Estimate 2014:35,683 
Estimate 2013:35,302 
Estimate 2012:35,313 
Estimate 2011:35,253 
Census 2010:35,161More data
Census 2000:31,960More data
Population of the County Seat (Sulphur Springs)
Census 2010:15,449 
Census 2000:14,551 
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.
Como town:717More data
Cumby city:790More data
Sulphur Springs city:16,029More data
Tira town:307More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:767.2More data
Water Area:25.6More data
Total Area:792.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:45.83More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:40.37More data
Percent Rural:59.63More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:16.9%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:73.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.1%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.9%More data
65 and Older:18.0%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:39.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$37,868More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,382,045,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$44,925More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,443More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,875 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,397 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,041 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$36,542 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.624892More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,939,315,363More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,810,904,017More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,275,119More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$2,110,446More data
CY 2016:$2,095,362 
CY 2015:$1,997,877 
CY 2014:$1,886,385 
CY 2013:$1,882,705 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:33.469More data
US Highways:9.233More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:89.759More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:249.461More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:56.009More data
On-System Subtotal:437.931More data
City Streets:109.882More data
Certified County Roads:834.857More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:11.968More data
Off-System Subtotal:956.707More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,394.638More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:133.876More data
US Highways:18.466More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:197.264More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:498.922More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:112.018More data
On-System Subtotal:960.546More data
City Streets:219.764More data
Certified County Roads:1,668.758More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:23.936More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,912.458More data
County Total:2,873.004More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Hopkins County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Hopkins County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Hopkins County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Hopkins County»

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

Airports in Hopkins County.
Hospitals in Hopkins County.
Prisons in Hopkins County.