Upton 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 2017:3,663More data
Estimate 2016:3,697 
Estimate 2015:3,650 
Estimate 2014:3,479 
Estimate 2013:3,384 
Estimate 2012:3,261 
Estimate 2011:3,282 
Census 2010:3,355More data
Census 2000:3,404More data
Population of the County Seat (Rankin)
Census 2010:778 
Census 2000:800 
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.
McCamey city:2,063More data
Rankin city:844More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,241.3More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:1,241.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:2.70More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:53.5%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:42.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.7%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:29.3%More data
65 and Older:13.8%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:34.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$39,222More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$143,669,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$56,448More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:75.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:9.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$67,467More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$60,366 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$61,375 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$67,799 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$57,823 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:4.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.417523More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,584,862,395More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,244,032,579More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,544,582More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$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:39.876More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:67.976More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:82.016More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:189.868More data
City Streets:42.646More data
Certified County Roads:132.187More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:174.833More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:364.701More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:89.358More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:135.952More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:166.114More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:391.424More data
City Streets:85.292More data
Certified County Roads:264.374More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:349.666More data
County Total:741.090More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Upton County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Upton County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Upton County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Upton County»

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

Airports in Upton County.
Hospitals in Upton County.
Prisons in Upton County.