Kaufman 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 2017:122,883More data
Estimate 2016:118,046 
Estimate 2015:114,161 
Estimate 2014:110,914 
Estimate 2013:108,256 
Estimate 2012:106,533 
Estimate 2011:105,188 
Census 2010:103,350More data
Census 2000:71,313More data
Population of the County Seat (Kaufman)
Census 2010:6,703 
Census 2000:6,490 
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.
Combine city (pt.):1,389More data
Cottonwood city:190More data
Crandall city:3,624More data
Dallas city (pt.):0More data
Forney city:20,336More data
Grays Prairie village:347More data
Heath city (pt.):0More data
Kaufman city:7,322More data
Kemp city:1,184More data
Mabank town (pt.):2,622More data
Mesquite city (pt.):131More data
Oak Grove town:638More data
Oak Ridge town:619More data
Post Oak Bend City town:541More data
Rosser village:375More data
Scurry town:747More data
Seagoville city (pt.):25More data
Seven Points city (pt.):78More data
Talty town:2,450More data
Terrell city:17,842More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:780.7More data
Water Area:27.0More data
Total Area:807.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:132.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:51.18More data
Percent Rural:48.82More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:21.4%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:83.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.3%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:64.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:11.1%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.6%More data
65 and Older:11.9%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:35.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$41,140More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$5,055,427,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$65,942More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:84.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:19.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,265More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$39,892 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,982 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,906 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,047 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.588700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$10,233,250,926More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$8,035,975,677More data
Total Actual Levy:$47,307,766More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:26.939More data
US Highways:62.132More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:78.975More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:276.006More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:49.891More data
On-System Subtotal:493.943More data
City Streets:327.893More data
Certified County Roads:783.454More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,111.347More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,605.290More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:109.470More data
US Highways:248.528More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:186.212More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:561.862More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:99.782More data
On-System Subtotal:1,205.854More data
City Streets:656.900More data
Certified County Roads:1,581.380More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,238.280More data
County Total:3,444.134More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Kaufman County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Kaufman County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Kaufman County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Kaufman County»

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

Airports in Kaufman County.
Hospitals in Kaufman County.
Prisons in Kaufman County.