Stephens 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 2017:9,337More data
Estimate 2016:9,408 
Estimate 2015:9,383 
Estimate 2014:9,338 
Estimate 2013:9,361 
Estimate 2012:9,601 
Estimate 2011:9,526 
Census 2010:9,630More data
Census 2000:9,674More data
Population of the County Seat (Breckenridge)
Census 2010:5,780 
Census 2000:5,868 
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.
Breckenridge city:5,441More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:896.7More data
Water Area:24.8More data
Total Area:921.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:10.74More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:60.63More data
Percent Rural:39.37More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:24.0%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:71.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.7%More data
65 and Older:19.3%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:40.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$37,189More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$347,238,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$41,977More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:30.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:77.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,492More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,869 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,953 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,958 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$38,430 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.751600More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,534,298,381More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$567,758,281More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,267,271More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$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:64.725More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:19.348More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:168.682More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:14.390More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:267.145More data
City Streets:56.884More data
Certified County Roads:349.897More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:406.781More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:673.926More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:155.622More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:38.696More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:337.463More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:28.780More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:560.561More data
City Streets:113.768More data
Certified County Roads:699.794More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:813.562More data
County Total:1,374.123More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Stephens County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Stephens County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Stephens County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Stephens County»

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

Airports in Stephens County.
Hospitals in Stephens County.
Prisons in Stephens County.