Val Verde 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 2017:49,205More data
Estimate 2016:48,953 
Estimate 2015:48,906 
Estimate 2014:48,808 
Estimate 2013:49,010 
Estimate 2012:48,923 
Estimate 2011:48,950 
Census 2010:48,879More data
Census 2000:44,856More data
Population of the County Seat (Del Rio)
Census 2010:35,591 
Census 2000:33,867 
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.
Del Rio city:36,006More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:3,144.8More data
Water Area:87.9More data
Total Area:3,232.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:15.54More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:89.84More data
Percent Rural:10.16More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:82.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:14.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.3%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.7%More data
65 and Older:14.2%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:31.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$34,732More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,709,010,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$41,441More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:30.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:66.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,389More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,003 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,048 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,508 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$34,360 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:7.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.523700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,398,023,958More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,374,805,504More data
Total Actual Levy:$12,433,067More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$2,177,222More data
CY 2016:$2,168,587 
CY 2015:$2,014,702 
CY 2014:$2,059,290 
CY 2013:$1,994,060 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:160.083More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:73.859More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:83.017More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.649More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:324.608More data
City Streets:198.569More data
Certified County Roads:320.721More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.668More data
Federal Roads:25.358More data
Off-System Subtotal:545.316More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:869.924More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:405.035More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:152.378More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:166.034More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:15.298More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:738.745More data
City Streets:401.604More data
Certified County Roads:641.442More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:2.672More data
Federal Roads:50.716More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,096.434More data
County Total:1,835.179More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Val Verde County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Val Verde County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Val Verde County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Val Verde County»

Special Districts in Val Verde County.
School Districts in Val Verde County.
History of City Tax Rates in Val Verde County.

Airports in Val Verde County.
Hospitals in Val Verde County.
Prisons in Val Verde County.