Young 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 2017:17,979More data
Estimate 2016:18,079 
Estimate 2015:18,146 
Estimate 2014:18,266 
Estimate 2013:18,358 
Estimate 2012:18,277 
Estimate 2011:18,346 
Census 2010:18,550More data
Census 2000:17,943More data
Population of the County Seat (Graham)
Census 2010:8,903 
Census 2000:8,716 
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.
Graham city:8,685More data
Newcastle city:565More data
Olney city:3,102More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:914.5More data
Water Area:16.4More data
Total Area:930.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:20.28More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:66.43More data
Percent Rural:33.57More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:18.9%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:77.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.1%More data
65 and Older:20.0%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:41.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$45,405More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$816,339,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$44,909More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:81.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:18.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,321More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$39,887 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,959 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$40,737 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$39,799 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.751300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,000,046,316More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,073,209,718More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,063,025More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$993,797More data
CY 2016:$994,476 
CY 2015:$1,065,897 
CY 2014:$1,205,917 
CY 2013:$1,232,207 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:36.825More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.140More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:200.486More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:343.451More data
City Streets:101.295More data
Certified County Roads:562.249More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:663.544More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,006.995More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:79.270More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:227.904More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:401.202More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:708.376More data
City Streets:202.590More data
Certified County Roads:1,124.498More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,327.088More data
County Total:2,035.464More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Young County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Young County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Young County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Young County»

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

Airports in Young County.
Hospitals in Young County.
Prisons in Young County.