Lipscomb 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 2017:3,378More data
Estimate 2016:3,509 
Estimate 2015:3,557 
Estimate 2014:3,547 
Estimate 2013:3,485 
Estimate 2012:3,442 
Estimate 2011:3,329 
Census 2010:3,302More data
Census 2000:3,057More data
Population of the County Seat (Lipscomb)
Census 2010:37 
Census 2000:44 
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.
Booker town (pt.):1,543More data
Darrouzett town:357More data
Follett city:466More data
Higgins city:405More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:932.2More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:932.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:3.54More 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:33.6%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:62.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.8%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:17.4%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:37.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$54,838More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$185,244,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$54,091More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:80.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$49,583More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$42,066 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$42,151 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$43,220 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$41,157 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.656260More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$792,679,978More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$646,211,629More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,238,936More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:14.934More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:101.697More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:81.119More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:197.750More data
City Streets:36.226More data
Certified County Roads:419.002More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:455.228More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:652.978More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:31.852More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:217.749More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:162.398More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:411.999More data
City Streets:72.452More data
Certified County Roads:838.004More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:910.456More data
County Total:1,322.455More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lipscomb County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Lipscomb County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Lipscomb County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Lipscomb County»

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

Airports in Lipscomb County.
Hospitals in Lipscomb County.
Prisons in Lipscomb County.