Waller 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 2017:51,307More data
Estimate 2016:50,058 
Estimate 2015:48,639 
Estimate 2014:46,798 
Estimate 2013:45,413 
Estimate 2012:44,353 
Estimate 2011:44,088 
Census 2010:43,205More data
Census 2000:32,663More data
Population of the County Seat (Hempstead)
Census 2010:5,770 
Census 2000:4,691 
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.
Brookshire city:5,265More data
Hempstead city:7,659More data
Katy city (pt.):1,642More data
Pattison city:586More data
Pine Island town:1,094More data
Prairie View city:6,399More data
Waller city (pt.):2,758More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:513.4More data
Water Area:4.4More data
Total Area:517.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:84.15More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:38.36More data
Percent Rural:61.64More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:30.1%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:70.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:25.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:42.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:24.5%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.3%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.3%More data
Median Age:29.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$37,508More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,924,416,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$55,224More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:78.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:18.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$43,933More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$42,930 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,519 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$44,702 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$43,402 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.617330More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,711,391,370More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,350,812,387More data
Total Actual Levy:$26,853,718More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:11.095More data
US Highways:25.540More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:23.748More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:163.394More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:12.743More data
On-System Subtotal:236.520More data
City Streets:180.123More data
Certified County Roads:502.104More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:682.227More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:918.747More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:55.408More data
US Highways:86.148More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:87.866More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:331.652More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:25.486More data
On-System Subtotal:586.560More data
City Streets:360.246More data
Certified County Roads:1,004.208More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,364.454More data
County Total:1,951.014More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Waller County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Waller County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Waller County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Waller County»

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

Airports in Waller County.
Hospitals in Waller County.
Prisons in Waller County.