Parker County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

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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 2015:126,042More data
Estimate 2014:122,565 
Estimate 2013:120,169 
Estimate 2012:119,790 
Estimate 2011:118,526 
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:3,412More data
Annetta North town:573More data
Annetta South town:558More data
Annetta town:1,442More data
Azle city (pt.):1,859More data
Cool city:167More data
Cresson city (pt.):437More data
Fort Worth city (pt.):7More data
Hudson Oaks city:2,160More data
Millsap town:427More data
Mineral Wells city (pt.):181More data
Reno city (pt.):2,715More data
Sanctuary town:347More data
Springtown city (pt.):2,811More data
Weatherford city:28,742More data
Willow Park city:4,922More 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 - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:11.4%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:84.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.5%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.4%More data
65 and Older:14.8%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:40.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2014 (BEA):$48,118More data
Total Personal Income - 2014 (BEA):$5,926,385,000More data
Median Household Income - 2014 (Census Bureau):$67,655More data
Poverty - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:14.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:89.1% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:25.6% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$40,908More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$39,309 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$39,220 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$35,062 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$33,053 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:6.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.395682More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$13,943,940,930More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$10,750,093,893More data
Total Actual Levy:$42,536,187More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$7,496,849More data
CY 2014:$7,265,242 
CY 2013:$6,943,522 
CY 2012:$6,886,228 
CY 2011:$5,872,831 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2013
Note: Due to a lack of instructions on what expenditures to include in the "Texas County Lateral Road and Bridge Expenditures Yearly Report," some counties include expenditures from all funds (accounts) and some include only expenditures from certain funds. Therefore, the data in this section should be used with caution.
County Roads, Construction:$10,463,675More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$3,083,490More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$0More data
County Bridges, Construction:$93,411More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$20,552More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$58,261More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$150,061More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$13,869,450More data
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2015
Total Centerline Miles:355.5More data
Total Lane Miles:891.4More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
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.