Liberty 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 2018:86,323More data
Estimate 2017:83,809 
Estimate 2016:81,513 
Estimate 2015:79,611 
Estimate 2014:78,056 
Estimate 2013:76,854 
Estimate 2012:76,371 
Estimate 2011:75,981 
Census 2010:75,643More data
Census 2000:70,154More data
Population of the County Seat (Liberty)
Census 2010:8,397 
Census 2000:8,033 
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.
Ames city:1,154 
Cleveland city (pt.):8,193 
Daisetta city:1,102 
Dayton city:8,336 
Dayton Lakes city:102 
Devers city:514 
Hardin city:913 
Kenefick town:667 
Liberty city:9,349 
Mont Belvieu city (pt.):0 
North Cleveland city:286 
Old River-Winfree city (pt.):127 
Plum Grove city:692 
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,158.4More data
Water Area:17.9More data
Total Area:1,176.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:65.30More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:36.77More data
Percent Rural:63.23More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:26.8%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:9.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:12.8%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:35.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$35,840More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$2,998,337,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$50,420More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:77.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:9.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$46,375More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$43,473 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,324 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,077 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$41,971 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:7.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:7.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.578800More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,554,904,022More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$6,096,686,799More data
Total Actual Levy:$35,287,623More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$4,069,822More data
CY 2017:$3,520,712 
CY 2016:$3,463,325 
CY 2015:$3,675,239 
CY 2014:$3,875,452 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.274More data
US Highways:43.969More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:115.682More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:202.223More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:8.868More data
On-System Subtotal:371.016More data
City Streets:244.236More data
Certified County Roads:742.327More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.144More data
Off-System Subtotal:988.707More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,359.723More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:1.096More data
US Highways:147.629More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:269.532More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:407.204More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:17.736More data
On-System Subtotal:843.197More data
City Streets:488.472More data
Certified County Roads:1,484.654More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:3.189More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,976.315More data
County Total:2,819.512More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Liberty County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Liberty County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Liberty County»

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

Airports in Liberty County.
Hospitals in Liberty County.
Prisons in Liberty County.