Real 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 2017:3,429More data
Estimate 2016:3,397 
Estimate 2015:3,297 
Estimate 2014:3,348 
Estimate 2013:3,319 
Estimate 2012:3,353 
Estimate 2011:3,431 
Census 2010:3,309More data
Census 2000:3,047More data
Population of the County Seat (Leakey)
Census 2010:425 
Census 2000:387 
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.
Camp Wood city:726More data
Leakey city:439More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:699.2More data
Water Area:0.9More data
Total Area:700.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:4.73More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.6%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:0.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:68.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.7%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:16.9%More data
65 and Older:28.8%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:52.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$34,198More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$117,264,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$36,146More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:36.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:80.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:23.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$25,798More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$25,464 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$26,100 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$24,693 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$24,350 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:8.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.544700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,157,021,512More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$428,549,154More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,334,307More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$134,416More data
CY 2016:$125,416 
CY 2015:$116,886 
CY 2014:$107,787 
CY 2013:$96,908 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:34.809More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:25.442More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:87.787More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:148.038More data
City Streets:12.291More data
Certified County Roads:165.973More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:178.264More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:326.302More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:69.618More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:50.884More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:175.574More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:296.076More data
City Streets:24.582More data
Certified County Roads:331.946More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:356.528More data
County Total:652.604More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Real County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Real County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Real County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Real County»

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