Zavala 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 2015:12,235More data
Estimate 2014:12,170 
Estimate 2013:12,128 
Estimate 2012:11,943 
Estimate 2011:11,822 
Census 2010:11,677More data
Census 2000:11,600More data
Population of the County Seat (Crystal City)
Census 2010:7,138 
Census 2000:7,190 
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.
Crystal City city:7,496More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,297.4More data
Water Area:4.3More data
Total Area:1,301.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:9.00More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:61.97More data
Percent Rural:38.03More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:93.0%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:96.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:6.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.4%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:30.5%More data
65 and Older:13.0%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:30.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$26,855More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$328,571,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$27,711More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:32.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:42.2%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:$26,197More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$25,316 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$24,358 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$23,433 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$22,702 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$28,283More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$26,681 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$25,314 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$25,234 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$24,281 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:11.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:12.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:14.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:13.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:14.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.630000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,821,374,203More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,338,679,039More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,433,678More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:75.647More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:1.704More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:188.283More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:265.634More data
City Streets:37.582More data
Certified County Roads:173.908More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:211.490More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:477.124More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:156.254More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:4.668More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:381.488More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:542.410More data
City Streets:77.978More data
Certified County Roads:347.816More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:425.794More data
County Total:968.204More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Zavala County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Zavala County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Zavala County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Zavala County»

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

Airports in Zavala County.
Hospitals in Zavala County.
Prisons in Zavala County.