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 2016:118,350More data
Estimate 2015:114,472 
Estimate 2014:111,192 
Estimate 2013:108,474 
Estimate 2012:106,664 
Estimate 2011:105,298 
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.):1,353More data
Cottonwood city:193More data
Crandall city:3,329More data
Dallas city (pt.):0More data
Forney city:19,122More data
Grays Prairie village:364More data
Heath city (pt.):0More data
Kaufman city:7,181More data
Kemp city:1,285More data
Mabank town (pt.):2,574More data
Mesquite city (pt.):129More data
Oak Grove town:646More data
Oak Ridge town:595More data
Post Oak Bend City town:685More data
Rosser village:363More data
Scurry town:737More data
Seagoville city (pt.):22More data
Seven Points city (pt.):74More data
Talty town:2,115More data
Terrell city:17,329More 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 - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.5%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.6%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.5%More data
65 and Older:12.2%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:35.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$38,661More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$4,575,547,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$62,363More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.9%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 - 2016:$39,892More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,982 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,906 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,047 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$36,193 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:7.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.588700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$9,232,791,985More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$7,119,966,127More data
Total Actual Levy:$41,915,217More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$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 2015»
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.