Wheeler County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2013:5,751More data
Estimate 2012:5,622 
Estimate 2011:5,475 
Census 2010:5,410More data
Census 2000:5,284More data
Population of the County Seat (Wheeler)
Census 2010:1,592 
Census 2000:1,378 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WHEELER COUNTY - 2013 (Census Bureau)
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.
Mobeetie city:108More data
Shamrock city:2,028More data
Wheeler city:1,681More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:914.5More data
Water Area:1.0More data
Total Area:915.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:5.92More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:26.6%More data
Race - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2013 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:68.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.3%More data
Age - 2013 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.8%More data
65 and Older:17.1%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:38.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2012 (BEA):$53,038More data
Total Personal Income - 2012 (BEA):$298,394,000More data
Median Household Income - 2012 (Census Bureau):$47,012More data
Poverty - 2012 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:81.4% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.5% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$39,431More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$36,045 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$32,060 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$32,201 
Average Wage Per Job - 2008:$36,166 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2013:3.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2012:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2010:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2009:5.6 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2012»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2013
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.257100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,259,535,890More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,783,370,380More data
Total Actual Levy:$7,154,784More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2013:$N/AMore data
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
CY 2010:$N/A 
CY 2009:$N/A 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2012
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$133,859More 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:$2,424,767More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$2,558,626More data
COUNTY ROAD MILES (TXDOT)
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2013
Total Centerline Miles:298.6More data
Total Lane Miles:673.0More data

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

Airports in Wheeler County.
Hospitals in Wheeler County.
Prisons in Wheeler County.