Mitchell County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

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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 2015:9,067More data
Estimate 2014:9,081 
Estimate 2013:8,992 
Estimate 2012:9,317 
Estimate 2011:9,390 
Census 2010:9,403More data
Census 2000:9,698More data
Population of the County Seat (Colorado City)
Census 2010:4,146 
Census 2000:4,281 
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.
Colorado City city:4,117More data
Loraine town:603More data
Westbrook city:254More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:911.1More data
Water Area:4.8More data
Total Area:915.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:10.32More data
Ethnicity - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:39.2%More data
Race - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:48.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.5%More data
Age - 2014 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.0%More data
65 and Older:13.8%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:35.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2014 (BEA):$31,964More data
Total Personal Income - 2014 (BEA):$290,104,000More data
Median Household Income - 2014 (Census Bureau):$41,363More data
Poverty - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:20.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:75.9% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:9.9% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$38,024More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$39,218 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$37,803 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$32,828 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$31,257 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.5 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Mitchell County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Mitchell County Narrative Profile»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2014
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.489200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,870,833,131More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,294,712,131More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,331,943More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$405,958More data
CY 2014:$491,491 
CY 2013:$503,543 
CY 2012:$313,027 
CY 2011:$260,711 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2013
Note: Due to a lack of instructions on what expenditures to include in the "Texas County Lateral Road and Bridge Expenditures Yearly Report," some counties include expenditures from all funds (accounts) and some include only expenditures from certain funds. Therefore, the data in this section should be used with caution.
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$546,201More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$53,002More data
County Bridges, Construction:$0More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$23,260More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$10,000More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$0More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$1,061,836More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$1,694,299More data
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2015
Total Centerline Miles:296.3More data
Total Lane Miles:660.4More data

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

Airports in Mitchell County.
Hospitals in Mitchell County.
Prisons in Mitchell County.