Sutton 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 2017:3,767More data
Estimate 2016:3,865 
Estimate 2015:3,896 
Estimate 2014:3,959 
Estimate 2013:3,981 
Estimate 2012:3,914 
Estimate 2011:3,988 
Census 2010:4,128More data
Census 2000:4,077More data
Population of the County Seat (Sonora)
Census 2010:3,027 
Census 2000:2,924 
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.
Sonora city:2,766More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,453.9More data
Water Area:0.5More data
Total Area:1,454.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:2.84More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:81.20More data
Percent Rural:18.80More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:62.6%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:96.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:36.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.6%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.4%More data
65 and Older:17.7%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:40.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$58,599More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$220,744,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$57,986More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:76.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$64,317More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$59,040 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$68,304 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$80,971 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$65,784 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.676819More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,604,753,645More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$579,770,881More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,921,022More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:53.733More data
US Highways:31.456More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:4.917More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:126.554More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.213More data
On-System Subtotal:240.873More data
City Streets:23.470More data
Certified County Roads:178.445More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:201.915More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:442.788More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:214.932More data
US Highways:63.488More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:10.004More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:254.083More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:48.426More data
On-System Subtotal:590.933More data
City Streets:46.940More data
Certified County Roads:356.890More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:403.830More data
County Total:994.763More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Sutton County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Sutton County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Sutton County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Sutton County»

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

Airports in Sutton County.
Hospitals in Sutton County.
Prisons in Sutton County.