Moore 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 2015:22,255More data
Estimate 2014:22,293 
Estimate 2013:22,293 
Estimate 2012:22,449 
Estimate 2011:22,114 
Census 2010:21,904More data
Census 2000:20,121More data
Population of the County Seat (Dumas)
Census 2010:14,691 
Census 2000:13,747 
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.
Cactus city:3,197More data
Dumas city:15,001More data
Fritch city (pt.):8More data
Sunray city:1,931More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:899.7More data
Water Area:9.9More data
Total Area:909.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:24.35More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:83.19More data
Percent Rural:16.81More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:52.8%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:85.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:8.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:34.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.5%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:31.6%More data
65 and Older:10.2%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:30.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$38,581More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$858,617,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$49,345More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$39,377More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$38,467 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$36,573 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$34,800 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$33,303 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,719More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$42,107 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$39,422 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$38,331 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$36,633 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:4.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.467517More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,816,603,716More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,384,534,966More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,143,024More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:41.339More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:31.378More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:126.304More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:2.751More data
On-System Subtotal:201.772More data
City Streets:94.503More data
Certified County Roads:333.611More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:8.020More data
Off-System Subtotal:436.134More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:637.906More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:144.164More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:65.850More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:255.242More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:6.554More data
On-System Subtotal:471.810More data
City Streets:192.114More data
Certified County Roads:667.222More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:12.282More data
Off-System Subtotal:871.618More data
County Total:1,343.428More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Moore County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Moore County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Moore County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Moore County»

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

Airports in Moore County.
Hospitals in Moore County.
Prisons in Moore County.