Nolan 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 2017:14,770More data
Estimate 2016:14,968 
Estimate 2015:15,041 
Estimate 2014:15,114 
Estimate 2013:15,055 
Estimate 2012:14,892 
Estimate 2011:15,129 
Census 2010:15,216More data
Census 2000:15,802More data
Population of the County Seat (Sweetwater)
Census 2010:10,906 
Census 2000:11,415 
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.
Blackwell city (pt.):295More data
Roscoe city:1,293More data
Sweetwater city:10,579More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:912.0More data
Water Area:2.0More data
Total Area:914.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:16.68More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:67.34More data
Percent Rural:32.66More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:37.9%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:55.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.4%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.1%More data
65 and Older:17.9%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:37.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$40,256More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$594,576,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$42,662More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:80.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:12.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,662More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,619 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,265 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,246 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,439 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.567950More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,838,738,510More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,034,106,605More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,547,514More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:31.904More data
US Highways:11.431More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.891More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:120.119More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:64.143More data
On-System Subtotal:290.488More data
City Streets:134.295More data
Certified County Roads:473.755More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:608.050More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:898.538More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:127.616More data
US Highways:44.446More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:146.195More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:242.546More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:128.286More data
On-System Subtotal:689.089More data
City Streets:268.590More data
Certified County Roads:947.510More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,216.100More data
County Total:1,905.189More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Nolan County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Nolan County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Nolan County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Nolan County»

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

Airports in Nolan County.
Hospitals in Nolan County.
Prisons in Nolan County.