Rains 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 2017:11,762More data
Estimate 2016:11,307 
Estimate 2015:11,129 
Estimate 2014:11,005 
Estimate 2013:11,026 
Estimate 2012:10,933 
Estimate 2011:11,000 
Census 2010:10,914More data
Census 2000:9,139More data
Population of the County Seat (Emory)
Census 2010:1,239 
Census 2000:1,021 
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.
Alba town (pt.):2More data
East Tawakoni city:937More data
Emory city:1,295More data
Point city:879More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:229.5More data
Water Area:29.4More data
Total Area:258.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:47.57More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:6.77More data
Percent Rural:93.23More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:9.1%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:85.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.3%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.5%More data
65 and Older:24.4%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:47.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$32,379More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$380,846,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$43,403More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:81.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:9.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$30,762More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$29,880 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$29,400 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$28,407 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$27,459 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.635000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,110,789,831More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$675,669,559More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,290,502More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$549,096More data
CY 2016:$531,286 
CY 2015:$498,125 
CY 2014:$481,441 
CY 2013:$444,137 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:20.814More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:27.589More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:85.650More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:134.053More data
City Streets:26.433More data
Certified County Roads:258.557More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:284.990More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:419.043More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:43.228More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:55.178More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:171.300More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:269.706More data
City Streets:52.866More data
Certified County Roads:517.114More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:569.980More data
County Total:839.686More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Rains County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Rains County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Rains County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Rains County»

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

Airports in Rains County.
Hospitals in Rains County.
Prisons in Rains County.