Lamb 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 2015:13,385More data
Estimate 2014:13,585 
Estimate 2013:13,730 
Estimate 2012:13,916 
Estimate 2011:14,093 
Census 2010:13,977More data
Census 2000:14,709More data
Population of the County Seat (Littlefield)
Census 2010:6,372 
Census 2000:6,507 
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.
Amherst city:683More data
Earth city:1,012More data
Littlefield city:6,090More data
Olton city:2,137More data
Springlake town:104More data
Sudan city:921More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,016.2More data
Water Area:1.5More data
Total Area:1,017.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:13.75More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:42.31More data
Percent Rural:57.69More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:54.0%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:40.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.2%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.1%More data
65 and Older:16.6%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:36.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$39,396More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$527,311,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$41,807More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:31.6%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:$34,861More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$34,369 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$33,109 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$31,001 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$29,904 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,653More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,467 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$34,473 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$33,009 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$32,072 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:9.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:8.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.008026More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,112,489,435More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$869,197,595More data
Total Actual Levy:$69,762More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$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:99.031More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:6.214More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:254.144More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:359.389More data
City Streets:114.399More data
Certified County Roads:1,196.457More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,310.856More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,670.245More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:274.348More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:15.630More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:510.252More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:800.230More data
City Streets:228.798More data
Certified County Roads:2,392.914More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,621.712More data
County Total:3,421.942More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lamb County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Lamb County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Lamb County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Lamb County»

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

Airports in Lamb County.
Hospitals in Lamb County.
Prisons in Lamb County.