Parker 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 2016:129,441More data
Estimate 2015:126,085 
Estimate 2014:122,584 
Estimate 2013:120,119 
Estimate 2012:119,778 
Estimate 2011:118,533 
Census 2010:116,927More data
Census 2000:88,495More data
Population of the County Seat (Weatherford)
Census 2010:25,250 
Census 2000:19,000 
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.
Aledo city:3,761More data
Annetta North town:536More data
Annetta South town:546More data
Annetta town:1,489More data
Azle city (pt.):1,947More data
Cool city:174More data
Cresson city (pt.):434More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):8More data
Hudson Oaks city:2,251More data
Millsap town:431More data
Mineral Wells city (pt.):185More data
Reno city (pt.):2,787More data
Sanctuary town:307More data
Springtown city (pt.):2,870More data
Weatherford city:29,969More data
Willow Park city:5,146More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:903.5More data
Water Area:6.6More data
Total Area:910.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:129.42More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:43.92More data
Percent Rural:56.08More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:11.8%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:84.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.3%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.5%More data
65 and Older:15.5%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:39.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$48,692More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$6,302,753,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$67,735More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:89.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:27.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$41,447More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,581 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$43,529 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$41,177 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$39,488 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.395682More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$13,753,149,252More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$10,590,658,990More data
Total Actual Levy:$41,922,201More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$7,575,317More data
CY 2015:$7,496,849 
CY 2014:$7,265,242 
CY 2013:$6,943,522 
CY 2012:$6,886,228 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:34.213More data
US Highways:27.799More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:41.882More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:195.797More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.743More data
Frontage Roads:55.080More data
On-System Subtotal:355.514More data
City Streets:379.753More data
Certified County Roads:1,207.019More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,586.772More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,942.286More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:155.002More data
US Highways:111.496More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:104.870More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:408.423More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.486More data
Frontage Roads:110.160More data
On-System Subtotal:891.437More data
City Streets:764.504More data
Certified County Roads:2,414.038More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,178.542More data
County Total:4,069.979More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Parker County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Parker County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Parker County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Parker County»

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

Airports in Parker County.
Hospitals in Parker County.
Prisons in Parker County.