Parmer 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 2017:9,842More data
Estimate 2016:9,818 
Estimate 2015:9,800 
Estimate 2014:9,934 
Estimate 2013:9,961 
Estimate 2012:10,156 
Estimate 2011:10,260 
Census 2010:10,269More data
Census 2000:10,016More data
Population of the County Seat (Farwell)
Census 2010:1,363 
Census 2000:1,364 
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.
Bovina city:1,807More data
Farwell city:1,318More data
Friona city:3,910More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:880.8More data
Water Area:4.4More data
Total Area:885.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:11.66More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:39.98More data
Percent Rural:60.02More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:63.5%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:34.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.1%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:29.0%More data
65 and Older:13.7%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:34.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$47,274More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$465,271,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$48,189More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:68.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,145More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,602 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,434 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,678 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$37,286 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:2.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:2.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:2.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:3.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.578100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,674,223,104More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$784,785,180More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,530,204More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$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:49.162More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:59.271More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:144.200More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.194More data
On-System Subtotal:253.827More data
City Streets:49.441More data
Certified County Roads:1,063.591More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,113.032More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,366.859More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:198.214More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:123.730More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.892More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:2.388More data
On-System Subtotal:614.224More data
City Streets:98.882More data
Certified County Roads:2,127.182More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,226.064More data
County Total:2,840.288More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Parmer County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Parmer County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Parmer County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Parmer County»

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

Airports in Parmer County.
Hospitals in Parmer County.
Prisons in Parmer County.