Aransas 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 2018:23,792More data
Estimate 2017:25,447 
Estimate 2016:25,191 
Estimate 2015:24,815 
Estimate 2014:24,570 
Estimate 2013:23,890 
Estimate 2012:23,457 
Estimate 2011:23,214 
Census 2010:23,158More data
Census 2000:22,497More data
Population of the County Seat (Rockport)
Census 2010:8,766 
Census 2000:7,385 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN ARANSAS COUNTY - 2018 (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.
Aransas Pass city (pt.):733 
Corpus Christi city (pt.):0 
Fulton town:1,535 
Rockport city:10,759 
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:252.1More data
Water Area:275.9More data
Total Area:528.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:91.87More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:72.74More data
Percent Rural:27.26More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.4%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:67.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.5%More data
65 and Older:29.6%More data
85 and Older:3.0%More data
Median Age:51.8More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$48,389More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,151,262,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$46,970More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:32.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:19.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,613More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,187 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,910 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,196 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,591 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.466022More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,023,164,864More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,828,595,246More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,196,810More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$1,676,106More data
CY 2017:$1,519,192 
CY 2016:$1,476,828 
CY 2015:$1,476,110 
CY 2014:$1,333,977 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN ARANSAS COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:53.287More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:19.853More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.169More data
Frontage Roads:4.416More data
On-System Subtotal:81.725More data
City Streets:123.486More data
Certified County Roads:169.681More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:8.106More data
Off-System Subtotal:301.273More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:382.998More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:143.361More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:42.590More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:8.338More data
Frontage Roads:8.832More data
On-System Subtotal:203.121More data
City Streets:248.442More data
Certified County Roads:339.362More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:16.212More data
Off-System Subtotal:604.016More data
County Total:807.137More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Aransas County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Aransas County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Aransas County»

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

Airports in Aransas County.
Hospitals in Aransas County.
Prisons in Aransas County.