Swisher 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 2017:7,515More data
Estimate 2016:7,440 
Estimate 2015:7,481 
Estimate 2014:7,552 
Estimate 2013:7,717 
Estimate 2012:7,842 
Estimate 2011:7,800 
Census 2010:7,854More data
Census 2000:8,378More data
Population of the County Seat (Tulia)
Census 2010:4,967 
Census 2000:5,117 
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.
Happy town (pt.):600More data
Kress city:693More data
Tulia city:4,728More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:890.2More data
Water Area:10.5More data
Total Area:900.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:8.82More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:62.43More data
Percent Rural:37.57More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:44.1%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:46.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.4%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.5%More data
65 and Older:17.9%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:36.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$44,632More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$335,407,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$41,264More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:80.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$34,873More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,922 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$32,794 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$31,935 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$31,012 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:8.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.812500More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$729,431,033More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$317,552,893More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,578,356More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$175,296More data
CY 2016:$159,354 
CY 2015:$154,855 
CY 2014:$184,309 
CY 2013:$149,166 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:31.404More data
US Highways:18.755More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:33.133More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:203.861More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:62.332More data
On-System Subtotal:349.485More data
City Streets:59.871More data
Certified County Roads:939.647More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:999.518More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,349.003More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:125.616More data
US Highways:73.442More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:70.512More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:410.320More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:124.664More data
On-System Subtotal:804.554More data
City Streets:119.742More data
Certified County Roads:1,879.294More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,999.036More data
County Total:2,803.590More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Swisher County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Swisher County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Swisher County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Swisher County»

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

Airports in Swisher County.
Hospitals in Swisher County.
Prisons in Swisher County.