Panola 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 2017:23,243More data
Estimate 2016:23,440 
Estimate 2015:23,660 
Estimate 2014:23,741 
Estimate 2013:23,786 
Estimate 2012:23,987 
Estimate 2011:24,004 
Census 2010:23,796More data
Census 2000:22,756More data
Population of the County Seat (Carthage)
Census 2010:6,779 
Census 2000:6,664 
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.
Beckville city:826More data
Carthage city:6,581More data
Gary City town:303More data
Tatum city (pt.):259More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:801.8More data
Water Area:19.6More data
Total Area:821.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:29.68More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:27.28More data
Percent Rural:72.72More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:8.8%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%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:73.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.6%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.6%More data
65 and Older:18.4%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:40.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$40,411More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$939,265,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$48,971More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:84.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$45,204More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$42,945 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,779 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,601 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$45,003 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.598300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,283,103,130More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,333,576,790More data
Total Actual Levy:$19,943,150More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:65.116More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:48.586More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:208.692More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:322.394More data
City Streets:66.428More data
Certified County Roads:602.833More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:669.261More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:991.655More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:240.878More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:122.088More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:417.384More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:780.350More data
City Streets:132.856More data
Certified County Roads:1,205.666More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,338.522More data
County Total:2,118.872More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Panola County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Panola County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Panola County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Panola County»

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

Airports in Panola County.
Hospitals in Panola County.
Prisons in Panola County.