Grimes 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 2018:28,360More data
Estimate 2017:27,977 
Estimate 2016:27,505 
Estimate 2015:27,305 
Estimate 2014:27,003 
Estimate 2013:26,796 
Estimate 2012:26,683 
Estimate 2011:26,652 
Census 2010:26,604More data
Census 2000:23,552More data
Population of the County Seat (Anderson)
Census 2010:222 
Census 2000:257 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN GRIMES 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.
Anderson city:234 
Bedias city:471 
Iola city:428 
Navasota city (pt.):7,715 
Plantersville city:606 
Todd Mission city:114 
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:787.5More data
Water Area:14.1More data
Total Area:801.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:33.78More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:31.10More data
Percent Rural:68.90More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:24.6%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:81.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:17.4%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:40.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$35,450More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,005,370,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$48,023More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:79.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:13.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$49,614More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$47,187 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$44,830 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$46,798 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$48,515 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.530261More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,594,111,565More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,949,141,095More data
Total Actual Levy:$15,638,145More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$1,782,433More data
CY 2017:$1,904,317 
CY 2016:$1,289,960 
CY 2015:$1,535,743 
CY 2014:$1,735,460 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN GRIMES COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:102.140More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:183.827More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:5.889More data
On-System Subtotal:291.856More data
City Streets:67.153More data
Certified County Roads:597.019More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:664.172More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:956.028More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:235.098More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:367.654More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.778More data
On-System Subtotal:614.530More data
City Streets:134.306More data
Certified County Roads:1,194.038More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,328.344More data
County Total:1,942.874More 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):     «Grimes County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Grimes County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Grimes County»

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

Airports in Grimes County.
Hospitals in Grimes County.
Prisons in Grimes County.