Palo Pinto County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2017:28,570More data
Estimate 2016:28,132 
Estimate 2015:27,956 
Estimate 2014:28,016 
Estimate 2013:27,872 
Estimate 2012:27,856 
Estimate 2011:28,052 
Census 2010:28,111More data
Census 2000:27,026More data
Population of the County Seat (Palo Pinto)
Census 2010:333 
Census 2000:Unknown 
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.
Gordon city:478More data
Graford city:601More data
Mineral Wells city (pt.):14,767More data
Mingus city:248More data
Strawn city:654More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:951.8More data
Water Area:33.7More data
Total Area:985.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:29.53More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:49.78More data
Percent Rural:50.22More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.9%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:75.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.3%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.7%More data
65 and Older:19.2%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:41.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$36,987More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,056,710,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$45,869More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:28.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:15.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$43,024More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,363 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$41,488 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$42,171 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$39,600 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.379197More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,317,112,469More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,925,226,726More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,092,372More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$1,356,151More data
CY 2016:$1,345,871 
CY 2015:$1,465,784 
CY 2014:$1,570,796 
CY 2013:$1,473,794 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:20.807More data
US Highways:68.386More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:93.939More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:151.002More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:9.156More data
Frontage Roads:41.614More data
On-System Subtotal:384.904More data
City Streets:164.261More data
Certified County Roads:405.392More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:569.653More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:954.557More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:83.228More data
US Highways:155.342More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:188.254More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:302.598More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:18.312More data
Frontage Roads:83.228More data
On-System Subtotal:830.962More data
City Streets:332.866More data
Certified County Roads:810.784More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,143.650More data
County Total:1,974.612More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Palo Pinto County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Palo Pinto County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Palo Pinto County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Palo Pinto County»

Special Districts in Palo Pinto County.
School Districts in Palo Pinto County.
History of City Tax Rates in Palo Pinto County.

Airports in Palo Pinto County.
Hospitals in Palo Pinto County.
Prisons in Palo Pinto County.