Oldham 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 2015:2,069More data
Estimate 2014:2,072 
Estimate 2013:2,091 
Estimate 2012:2,047 
Estimate 2011:2,075 
Census 2010:2,052More data
Census 2000:2,185More data
Population of the County Seat (Vega)
Census 2010:884 
Census 2000:936 
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.
Adrian city:167More data
Vega city:900More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,500.5More data
Water Area:0.9More data
Total Area:1,501.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.37More 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:14.6%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:78.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.3%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.9%More data
65 and Older:13.9%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:38.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$54,690More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$113,154,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$53,797More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.2%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:$38,092More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$43,818 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$35,297 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$31,163 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$29,516 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$44,662More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$41,931 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$38,151 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$43,320 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$34,245 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.580000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,045,994,406More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$235,426,410More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,365,473More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$159,407More data
CY 2014:$200,498 
CY 2013:$282,845 
CY 2012:$207,392 
CY 2011:$120,125 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:49.290More data
US Highways:35.029More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:12.048More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:18.561More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:60.971More data
On-System Subtotal:175.899More data
City Streets:22.901More data
Certified County Roads:165.825More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:188.726More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:364.625More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:197.160More data
US Highways:80.809More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:29.488More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:37.817More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:121.942More data
On-System Subtotal:467.216More data
City Streets:45.802More data
Certified County Roads:331.650More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:377.452More data
County Total:844.668More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Oldham County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Oldham County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Oldham County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Oldham County»

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

Airports in Oldham County.
Hospitals in Oldham County.
Prisons in Oldham County.