Leon 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 2017:17,243More data
Estimate 2016:17,196 
Estimate 2015:17,031 
Estimate 2014:16,734 
Estimate 2013:16,625 
Estimate 2012:16,743 
Estimate 2011:16,830 
Census 2010:16,801More data
Census 2000:15,335More data
Population of the County Seat (Centerville)
Census 2010:892 
Census 2000:903 
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.
Buffalo city:1,892More data
Centerville city:899More data
Jewett city:1,211More data
Leona city:181More data
Marquez city:266More data
Normangee town (pt.):619More data
Oakwood town (pt.):480More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,073.2More data
Water Area:7.5More data
Total Area:1,080.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:15.66More 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:14.6%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:76.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.9%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:23.9%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:45.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$37,988More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$655,033,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$43,189More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.6%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:16.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$47,512More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$46,881 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$46,956 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$49,696 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$45,991 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.459170More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,566,639,860More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,656,299,950More data
Total Actual Levy:$7,605,232More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$1,401,504More data
CY 2016:$1,112,067 
CY 2015:$1,540,010 
CY 2014:$1,609,177 
CY 2013:$1,590,072 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:28.573More data
US Highways:41.642More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:74.162More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:207.850More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:37.301More data
On-System Subtotal:389.528More data
City Streets:63.368More data
Certified County Roads:596.775More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:660.143More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,049.671More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:114.292More data
US Highways:84.170More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:148.324More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:415.700More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:74.602More data
On-System Subtotal:837.088More data
City Streets:126.736More data
Certified County Roads:1,193.550More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,320.286More data
County Total:2,157.374More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Leon County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Leon County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Leon County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Leon County»

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

Airports in Leon County.
Hospitals in Leon County.
Prisons in Leon County.