Van Zandt County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2017:55,182More data
Estimate 2016:54,377 
Estimate 2015:53,410 
Estimate 2014:52,750 
Estimate 2013:52,317 
Estimate 2012:52,192 
Estimate 2011:52,491 
Census 2010:52,579More data
Census 2000:48,140More data
Population of the County Seat (Canton)
Census 2010:3,581 
Census 2000:3,292 
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.
Canton city:3,878More data
Edgewood town:1,486More data
Edom city:391More data
Fruitvale city:425More data
Grand Saline city:3,122More data
Van city:2,728More data
Wills Point city:3,624More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:842.6More data
Water Area:17.1More data
Total Area:859.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:62.40More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:24.98More data
Percent Rural:75.02More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:10.9%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:83.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.7%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.2%More data
65 and Older:20.1%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:42.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$36,649More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$2,022,347,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$50,308More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,766More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,318 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$33,325 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$32,451 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$31,407 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.515847More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,535,440,466More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,677,793,224More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,813,316More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:30.135More data
US Highways:28.514More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:115.056More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:297.865More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:47.722More data
On-System Subtotal:519.292More data
City Streets:124.338More data
Certified County Roads:1,057.396More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,181.734More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,701.026More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:120.540More data
US Highways:112.688More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:236.692More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:596.562More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:95.444More data
On-System Subtotal:1,161.926More data
City Streets:248.676More data
Certified County Roads:2,114.165More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,362.841More data
County Total:3,524.767More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Van Zandt County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Van Zandt County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Van Zandt County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Van Zandt County»

Special Districts in Van Zandt County.
School Districts in Van Zandt County.
History of City Tax Rates in Van Zandt County.

Airports in Van Zandt County.
Hospitals in Van Zandt County.
Prisons in Van Zandt County.