Morris 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 2017:12,467More data
Estimate 2016:12,490 
Estimate 2015:12,391 
Estimate 2014:12,618 
Estimate 2013:12,682 
Estimate 2012:12,707 
Estimate 2011:12,770 
Census 2010:12,934More data
Census 2000:13,048More data
Population of the County Seat (Daingerfield)
Census 2010:2,560 
Census 2000:2,517 
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.
Daingerfield city:2,413More data
Hughes Springs city (pt.):6More data
Lone Star city:1,507More data
Naples city:1,326More data
Omaha city:986More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:252.0More data
Water Area:6.7More data
Total Area:258.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:51.33More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:21.58More data
Percent Rural:78.42More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:10.0%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:72.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:23.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:63.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:22.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.1%More data
65 and Older:21.5%More data
85 and Older:2.6%More data
Median Age:42.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$42,249More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$526,723,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$39,627More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:86.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$47,179More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,165 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,494 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$48,005 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$48,651 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:8.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:10.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:8.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:7.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:9.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.491449More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$968,418,440More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$747,800,975More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,675,060More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$403,249More data
CY 2016:$385,761 
CY 2015:$531,175 
CY 2014:$592,875 
CY 2013:$923,544 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:7.122More data
US Highways:40.396More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:30.074More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:55.857More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.272More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:134.721More data
City Streets:73.675More data
Certified County Roads:258.279More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.557More data
Off-System Subtotal:332.511More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:467.232More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:28.488More data
US Highways:136.150More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:78.022More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:114.160More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.544More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:359.364More data
City Streets:147.350More data
Certified County Roads:519.084More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.114More data
Off-System Subtotal:667.548More data
County Total:1,026.912More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Morris County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Morris County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Morris County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Morris County»

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

Airports in Morris County.
Hospitals in Morris County.
Prisons in Morris County.