Waller 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 2018:53,126More data
Estimate 2017:51,285 
Estimate 2016:50,069 
Estimate 2015:48,663 
Estimate 2014:46,794 
Estimate 2013:45,431 
Estimate 2012:44,353 
Estimate 2011:44,109 
Census 2010:43,205More data
Census 2000:32,663More data
Population of the County Seat (Hempstead)
Census 2010:5,770 
Census 2000:4,691 
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.
Brookshire city:5,489 
Hempstead city:8,084 
Katy city (pt.):1,806 
Pattison city:607 
Pine Island town:1,130 
Prairie View city:6,428 
Waller city (pt.):2,834 
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:513.4More data
Water Area:4.4More data
Total Area:517.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:84.15More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:38.36More data
Percent Rural:61.64More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:30.8%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:71.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:24.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:43.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:23.6%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.3%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:29.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$37,508More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,924,416,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$55,224More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:78.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:19.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$46,469More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$43,936 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$42,930 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,519 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$44,702 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.686856More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$8,049,855,781More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,718,615,346More data
Total Actual Levy:$32,548,432More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:11.085More data
US Highways:25.950More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:23.703More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:162.902More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:13.813More data
On-System Subtotal:237.453More data
City Streets:179.302More data
Certified County Roads:519.409More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:698.711More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:936.164More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:56.594More data
US Highways:87.806More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:87.772More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:330.708More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:27.626More data
On-System Subtotal:590.506More data
City Streets:358.604More data
Certified County Roads:1,040.875More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,399.479More data
County Total:1,989.985More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Waller County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Waller County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Waller County»

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

Airports in Waller County.
Hospitals in Waller County.
Prisons in Waller County.