Winkler 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 2015:8,005More data
Estimate 2014:7,798 
Estimate 2013:7,601 
Estimate 2012:7,336 
Estimate 2011:7,139 
Census 2010:7,110More data
Census 2000:7,173More data
Population of the County Seat (Kermit)
Census 2010:5,708 
Census 2000:5,714 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WINKLER COUNTY - 2015 (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.
Kermit city:6,434More data
Monahans city (pt.):0More data
Wink city:1,060More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:841.1More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:841.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:8.45More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:81.87More data
Percent Rural:18.13More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:58.2%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:38.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.0%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:30.3%More data
65 and Older:11.0%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:32.0More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2014 (BEA):$40,441More data
Total Personal Income - 2014 (BEA):$316,288,000More data
Median Household Income - 2014 (Census Bureau):$55,493More data
Poverty - 2014 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$56,440More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$54,614 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$48,920 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$44,903 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$44,825 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$56,608More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$58,706 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$57,821 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$55,909 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$50,206 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.800000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,260,732,197More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,199,882,959More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,595,888More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$1,530,876More data
CY 2014:$1,301,034 
CY 2013:$1,092,009 
CY 2012:$1,024,963 
CY 2011:$723,449 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN WINKLER COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:95.045More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:40.146More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:135.191More data
City Streets:60.994More data
Certified County Roads:138.394More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:199.388More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:334.579More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:212.782More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:80.292More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:293.074More data
City Streets:121.988More data
Certified County Roads:276.788More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:398.776More data
County Total:691.850More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Winkler County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Winkler County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Winkler County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Winkler County»

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

Airports in Winkler County.
Hospitals in Winkler County.
Prisons in Winkler County.