Irion 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 2017:1,516More data
Estimate 2016:1,570 
Estimate 2015:1,543 
Estimate 2014:1,574 
Estimate 2013:1,611 
Estimate 2012:1,573 
Estimate 2011:1,592 
Census 2010:1,599More data
Census 2000:1,771More data
Population of the County Seat (Mertzon)
Census 2010:781 
Census 2000:839 
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.
Mertzon city:739More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,051.6More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:1,051.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.52More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:26.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.1%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.1%More data
65 and Older:21.6%More data
85 and Older:2.8%More data
Median Age:45.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$55,231More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$83,730,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$63,827More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:91.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:15.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$69,900More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$64,359 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$58,017 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$67,113 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$62,444 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.621718More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,670,007,770More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$951,444,100More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,914,959More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:41.247More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:32.516More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:49.372More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:123.135More data
City Streets:18.342More data
Certified County Roads:116.901More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:135.243More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:258.378More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:82.706More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:65.032More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:98.744More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:246.482More data
City Streets:36.684More data
Certified County Roads:233.802More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:270.486More data
County Total:516.968More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Irion County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Irion County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Irion County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Irion County»

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

Airports in Irion County.
Hospitals in Irion County.
Prisons in Irion County.