Winkler 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 2018:7,720More data
Estimate 2017:7,574 
Estimate 2016:7,876 
Estimate 2015:8,013 
Estimate 2014:7,826 
Estimate 2013:7,638 
Estimate 2012:7,373 
Estimate 2011:7,166 
Census 2010:7,110More data
Census 2000:7,173More data
Population of the County Seat (Kermit)
Census 2010:5,708 
Census 2000:5,714 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WINKLER 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.
Kermit city:6,246 
Monahans city (pt.):0 
Wink city:988 
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:841.1More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:841.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:8.45More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:81.87More data
Percent Rural:18.13More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:60.8%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:34.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:29.6%More data
65 and Older:12.3%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:33.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$57,584More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$444,545,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$51,965More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:69.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:10.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$66,480More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$59,182 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$54,027 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$56,608 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$58,706 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.590000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,686,326,364More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,613,729,583More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,519,636More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$5,360,469More data
CY 2017:$1,812,954 
CY 2016:$1,122,752 
CY 2015:$1,530,876 
CY 2014:$1,301,034 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN WINKLER COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:94.847More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:40.081More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:134.928More data
City Streets:60.993More data
Certified County Roads:138.391More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:199.384More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:334.312More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:211.984More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:80.162More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:292.146More data
City Streets:121.986More data
Certified County Roads:276.782More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:398.768More data
County Total:690.914More 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):     «Winkler County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Winkler County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Winkler County»

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

Airports in Winkler County.
Hospitals in Winkler County.
Prisons in Winkler County.