Jeff Davis 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 2017:2,280More data
Estimate 2016:2,245 
Estimate 2015:2,204 
Estimate 2014:2,220 
Estimate 2013:2,231 
Estimate 2012:2,296 
Estimate 2011:2,282 
Census 2010:2,342More data
Census 2000:2,207More data
Population of the County Seat (Fort Davis)
Census 2010:1,201 
Census 2000:1,050 
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.
Valentine town:127More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:2,264.6More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:2,264.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.03More 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:34.1%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.6%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:8.5%More data
65 and Older:33.1%More data
85 and Older:3.6%More data
Median Age:57.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$39,627More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$90,350,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$38,537More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:34.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:80.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:38.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$32,507More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$31,401 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$31,328 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$30,234 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$29,852 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.655621More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$599,508,350More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$275,611,620More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,806,968More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$86,335More data
CY 2016:$268,826 
CY 2015:$69,987 
CY 2014:$67,537 
CY 2013:$69,096 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:6.997More data
US Highways:25.860More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:151.501More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:32.916More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.730More data
Frontage Roads:6.146More data
On-System Subtotal:227.150More data
City Streets:6.791More data
Certified County Roads:45.320More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:3.981More data
Off-System Subtotal:56.092More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:283.242More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:27.988More data
US Highways:51.720More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:303.912More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:65.832More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.460More data
Frontage Roads:12.292More data
On-System Subtotal:469.204More data
City Streets:13.582More data
Certified County Roads:90.640More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:7.962More data
Off-System Subtotal:112.184More data
County Total:581.388More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Jeff Davis County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Jeff Davis County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Jeff Davis County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Jeff Davis County»

Special Districts in Jeff Davis County.
School Districts in Jeff Davis County.
History of City Tax Rates in Jeff Davis County.

Airports in Jeff Davis County.
Hospitals in Jeff Davis County.
Prisons in Jeff Davis County.