Motley 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.

Click the More data link to open a table showing the data item for that row for all 254 Texas counties.

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 2015:1,148More data
Estimate 2014:1,153 
Estimate 2013:1,195 
Estimate 2012:1,200 
Estimate 2011:1,216 
Census 2010:1,210More data
Census 2000:1,426More data
Population of the County Seat (Matador)
Census 2010:607 
Census 2000:740 
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.
Matador town:581More data
Roaring Springs town:222More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:989.6More data
Water Area:0.3More data
Total Area:989.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.22More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:16.5%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:79.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.0%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.1%More data
65 and Older:28.5%More data
85 and Older:3.7%More data
Median Age:50.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$36,071More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$41,409,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$40,575More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:28.6%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:$28,753More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$28,716 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$26,880 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$26,588 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$26,004 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$26,566More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$25,310 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$26,581 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$26,032 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$25,645 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:6.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.658190More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$358,974,640More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$120,986,130More data
Total Actual Levy:$796,319More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$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:31.516More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:36.840More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:96.489More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:164.845More data
City Streets:23.141More data
Certified County Roads:238.178More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:261.319More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:426.164More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:63.032More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:73.680More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:193.534More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:330.246More data
City Streets:46.282More data
Certified County Roads:476.356More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:522.638More data
County Total:852.884More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Motley County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Motley County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Motley County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Motley County»

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

Airports in Motley County.
Hospitals in Motley County.
Prisons in Motley County.