Van Zandt County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2018:56,019More data
Estimate 2017:55,202 
Estimate 2016:54,378 
Estimate 2015:53,444 
Estimate 2014:52,799 
Estimate 2013:52,341 
Estimate 2012:52,217 
Estimate 2011:52,495 
Census 2010:52,579More data
Census 2000:48,140More data
Population of the County Seat (Canton)
Census 2010:3,581 
Census 2000:3,292 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN VAN ZANDT 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.
Canton city:3,869 
Edgewood town:1,506 
Edom city:399 
Fruitvale city:433 
Grand Saline city:3,167 
Van city:2,704 
Wills Point city:3,665 
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:842.6More data
Water Area:17.1More data
Total Area:859.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:62.40More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:24.98More data
Percent Rural:75.02More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:11.2%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:83.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.1%More data
65 and Older:20.2%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:42.8More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$38,200More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$2,139,922,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$50,308More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,278More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,724 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,318 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$33,325 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$32,451 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.615847More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,768,112,552More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,833,375,172More data
Total Actual Levy:$17,449,256More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN VAN ZANDT COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:30.137More data
US Highways:28.472More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:114.719More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:297.264More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:48.390More data
On-System Subtotal:518.982More data
City Streets:124.311More data
Certified County Roads:1,057.294More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,181.605More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,700.587More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:120.548More data
US Highways:112.428More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:236.148More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:595.254More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:96.780More data
On-System Subtotal:1,161.158More data
City Streets:248.622More data
Certified County Roads:2,113.961More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,362.583More data
County Total:3,523.741More 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):     «Van Zandt County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Van Zandt County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Van Zandt County»

Special Districts in Van Zandt County.
School Districts in Van Zandt County.
History of City Tax Rates in Van Zandt County.

Airports in Van Zandt County.
Hospitals in Van Zandt County.
Prisons in Van Zandt County.