Jones 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 2015:19,970More data
Estimate 2014:19,816 
Estimate 2013:20,005 
Estimate 2012:19,858 
Estimate 2011:20,240 
Census 2010:20,202More data
Census 2000:20,785More data
Population of the County Seat (Anson)
Census 2010:2,430 
Census 2000:2,556 
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.
Abilene city (pt.):5,658More data
Anson city:2,334More data
Hamlin city (pt.):2,042More data
Hawley city:614More data
Lueders city (pt.):336More data
Stamford city (pt.):2,941More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:928.6More data
Water Area:8.6More data
Total Area:937.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:21.76More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:14.85More data
Percent Rural:85.15More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.1%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:83.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:13.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:59.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:12.2%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.9%More data
65 and Older:14.2%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:38.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$29,819More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$595,479,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$41,871More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$37,110More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$34,568 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$32,251 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$30,601 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$29,899 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$37,599More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,760 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,211 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$34,189 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$31,358 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:7.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:8.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.661368More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,252,946,510More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$782,501,585More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,175,215More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:85.180More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:37.252More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:292.978More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:35.765More data
On-System Subtotal:451.175More data
City Streets:148.803More data
Certified County Roads:867.011More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,015.814More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,466.989More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:274.506More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:78.252More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:585.956More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:71.530More data
On-System Subtotal:1,010.244More data
City Streets:297.606More data
Certified County Roads:1,734.022More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,031.628More data
County Total:3,041.872More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Jones County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Jones County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Jones County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Jones County»

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

Airports in Jones County.
Hospitals in Jones County.
Prisons in Jones County.