Montague 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 2017:19,539More data
Estimate 2016:19,436 
Estimate 2015:19,280 
Estimate 2014:19,381 
Estimate 2013:19,394 
Estimate 2012:19,474 
Estimate 2011:19,756 
Census 2010:19,719More data
Census 2000:19,117More data
Population of the County Seat (Montague)
Census 2010:304 
Census 2000:Unknown 
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.
Bowie city:5,085More data
Nocona city:2,974More data
St. Jo city:1,015More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:930.9More data
Water Area:7.4More data
Total Area:938.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:21.18More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:41.06More data
Percent Rural:58.94More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:11.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:0.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:85.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:22.1%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:43.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$39,085More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$763,687,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$47,590More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$39,641More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$37,319 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,698 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$40,695 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$38,129 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.550000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,389,993,360More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,820,332,492More data
Total Actual Levy:$10,011,829More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$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:75.038More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.267More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:231.438More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:26.558More data
On-System Subtotal:385.301More data
City Streets:93.382More data
Certified County Roads:777.250More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:870.632More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,255.933More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:224.904More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:111.390More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:463.292More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:53.116More data
On-System Subtotal:852.702More data
City Streets:186.764More data
Certified County Roads:1,554.500More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,741.264More data
County Total:2,593.966More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Montague County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Montague County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Montague County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Montague County»

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

Airports in Montague County.
Hospitals in Montague County.
Prisons in Montague County.