Willacy 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 2017:21,584More data
Estimate 2016:21,760 
Estimate 2015:21,882 
Estimate 2014:21,943 
Estimate 2013:22,027 
Estimate 2012:22,198 
Estimate 2011:22,166 
Census 2010:22,134More data
Census 2000:20,082More data
Population of the County Seat (Raymondville)
Census 2010:11,284 
Census 2000:9,733 
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.
Lyford city:2,555More data
Raymondville city:11,003More data
San Perlita city:557More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:590.6More data
Water Area:193.7More data
Total Area:784.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:37.48More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:65.42More data
Percent Rural:34.58More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:88.3%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:8.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.9%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.8%More data
65 and Older:13.7%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:32.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$30,047More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$648,538,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$30,392More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:35.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:44.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:63.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:8.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,972More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,077 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$33,456 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,638 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,405 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:11.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:12.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:13.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:12.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:15.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.756800More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,734,081,044More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,018,643,041More data
Total Actual Levy:$7,709,090More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$N/AMore data
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:13.333More data
US Highways:4.943More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.498More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:148.407More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:20.914More data
On-System Subtotal:240.095More data
City Streets:60.896More data
Certified County Roads:464.329More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.726More data
Off-System Subtotal:526.951More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:767.046More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:53.332More data
US Highways:19.772More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.192More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:296.814More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:41.828More data
On-System Subtotal:517.938More data
City Streets:121.792More data
Certified County Roads:928.658More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.726More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,052.176More data
County Total:1,570.114More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Willacy County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Willacy County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Willacy County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Willacy County»

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

Airports in Willacy County.
Hospitals in Willacy County.
Prisons in Willacy County.