Liberty 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 2016:81,704More data
Estimate 2015:79,696 
Estimate 2014:78,192 
Estimate 2013:76,973 
Estimate 2012:76,425 
Estimate 2011:76,057 
Census 2010:75,643More data
Census 2000:70,154More data
Population of the County Seat (Liberty)
Census 2010:8,397 
Census 2000:8,033 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN LIBERTY COUNTY - 2016 (Census Bureau)
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.
Ames city:1,093More data
Cleveland city (pt.):8,095More data
Daisetta city:1,054More data
Dayton city:7,734More data
Dayton Lakes city:100More data
Devers city:486More data
Hardin city:885More data
Kenefick town:615More data
Liberty city:9,175More data
Mont Belvieu city (pt.):0More data
North Cleveland city:267More data
Old River-Winfree city (pt.):157More data
Plum Grove city:654More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,158.4More data
Water Area:17.9More data
Total Area:1,176.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:65.30More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:36.77More data
Percent Rural:63.23More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.7%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:9.9%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.2%More data
65 and Older:12.9%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:36.4More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$35,081More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$2,794,368,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$53,552More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:76.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:9.6% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$39,870More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$38,579 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$36,686 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$34,696 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$33,237 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,077More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$41,971 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$39,869 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$38,845 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$36,838 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:7.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:8.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:9.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.578800More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$6,446,514,065More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$5,162,642,690More data
Total Actual Levy:$29,881,376More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$3,463,325More data
CY 2015:$3,675,239 
CY 2014:$3,875,452 
CY 2013:$3,411,658 
CY 2012:$3,142,051 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN LIBERTY COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.244More data
US Highways:44.748More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:116.211More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:203.126More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:8.852More data
On-System Subtotal:373.181More data
City Streets:244.311More data
Certified County Roads:701.373More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.144More data
Off-System Subtotal:947.828More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,321.009More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.976More data
US Highways:150.953More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:270.906More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:409.010More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:17.704More data
On-System Subtotal:849.549More data
City Streets:488.622More data
Certified County Roads:1,402.746More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:3.189More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,894.557More data
County Total:2,744.106More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Liberty County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Liberty County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Liberty County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Liberty County»

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

Airports in Liberty County.
Hospitals in Liberty County.
Prisons in Liberty County.