Terry 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 2015:12,739More data
Estimate 2014:12,773 
Estimate 2013:12,679 
Estimate 2012:12,598 
Estimate 2011:12,647 
Census 2010:12,651More data
Census 2000:12,761More data
Population of the County Seat (Brownfield)
Census 2010:9,657 
Census 2000:9,488 
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.
Brownfield city:9,736More data
Meadow town:593More data
Wellman city:203More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:888.8More data
Water Area:2.1More data
Total Area:890.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:14.23More data
Ethnicity - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:53.2%More data
Race - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.2%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:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:41.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.3%More data
Age - 2014 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.9%More data
65 and Older:14.6%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:34.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2014 (BEA):$33,826More data
Total Personal Income - 2014 (BEA):$430,915,000More data
Median Household Income - 2014 (Census Bureau):$38,752More data
Poverty - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:68.8% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:12.8% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$38,289More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$38,657 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$36,798 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$36,538 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$33,257 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.1 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Terry County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Terry County Narrative Profile»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2014
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.626327More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,583,300,492More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,367,169,597More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,562,952More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$643,532More data
CY 2014:$692,958 
CY 2013:$597,468 
CY 2012:$611,475 
CY 2011:$544,424 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2013
Note: Due to a lack of instructions on what expenditures to include in the "Texas County Lateral Road and Bridge Expenditures Yearly Report," some counties include expenditures from all funds (accounts) and some include only expenditures from certain funds. Therefore, the data in this section should be used with caution.
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$27,277More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$0More data
County Bridges, Construction:$0More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$0More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$0More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$0More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$27,277More data
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2015
Total Centerline Miles:279.6More data
Total Lane Miles:636.5More data

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

Airports in Terry County.
Hospitals in Terry County.
Prisons in Terry County.