Somervell 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 2016:8,775More data
Estimate 2015:8,729 
Estimate 2014:8,657 
Estimate 2013:8,614 
Estimate 2012:8,591 
Estimate 2011:8,452 
Census 2010:8,490More data
Census 2000:6,809More data
Population of the County Seat (Glen Rose)
Census 2010:2,444 
Census 2000:2,122 
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.
Glen Rose city:2,594More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:186.5More data
Water Area:5.5More data
Total Area:192.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:45.53More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.2%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:76.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.0%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:19.0%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:41.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$41,000More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$359,772,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$56,944More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:19.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$59,142More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$59,497 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$58,970 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$53,455 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$56,878 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.461590More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,215,692,986More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,683,014,773More data
Total Actual Levy:$12,384,528More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:20.164More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:12.322More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:57.971More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.409More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:91.866More data
City Streets:23.909More data
Certified County Roads:149.077More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:172.986More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:264.852More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:54.748More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:24.644More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:115.942More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.818More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:198.152More data
City Streets:47.818More data
Certified County Roads:298.154More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:345.972More data
County Total:544.124More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Somervell County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Somervell County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Somervell County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Somervell County»

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

Airports in Somervell County.
Hospitals in Somervell County.
Prisons in Somervell County.