Kaufman 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 2018:128,622More data
Estimate 2017:122,845 
Estimate 2016:118,030 
Estimate 2015:114,140 
Estimate 2014:110,913 
Estimate 2013:108,284 
Estimate 2012:106,578 
Estimate 2011:105,213 
Census 2010:103,350More data
Census 2000:71,313More data
Population of the County Seat (Kaufman)
Census 2010:6,703 
Census 2000:6,490 
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.
Combine city (pt.):1,423 
Cottonwood city:187 
Crandall city:3,756 
Dallas city (pt.):0 
Forney city:23,727 
Grays Prairie village:351 
Heath city (pt.):0 
Kaufman city:7,467 
Kemp city:1,198 
Mabank town (pt.):2,821 
Mesquite city (pt.):132 
Oak Grove town:652 
Oak Ridge town:669 
Post Oak Bend City town:562 
Rosser village:382 
Scurry town:761 
Seagoville city (pt.):25 
Seven Points city (pt.):79 
Talty town:2,627 
Terrell city:18,126 
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:780.7More data
Water Area:27.0More data
Total Area:807.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:132.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:51.18More data
Percent Rural:48.82More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.4%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:82.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:12.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:62.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:12.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.7%More data
65 and Older:12.0%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:35.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$41,140More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$5,055,427,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$65,942More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:86.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,759More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,282 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$39,892 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,982 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,906 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.588700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$11,275,477,495More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$9,067,584,192More data
Total Actual Levy:$0More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:26.939More data
US Highways:62.019More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:79.093More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:278.330More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:50.177More data
On-System Subtotal:496.558More data
City Streets:328.080More data
Certified County Roads:781.913More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,109.993More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,606.551More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:113.512More data
US Highways:248.076More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:186.402More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:566.786More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:100.354More data
On-System Subtotal:1,215.130More data
City Streets:657.264More data
Certified County Roads:1,578.294More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,235.558More data
County Total:3,450.688More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Kaufman County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Kaufman County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Kaufman County»

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

Airports in Kaufman County.
Hospitals in Kaufman County.
Prisons in Kaufman County.