Wood 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 2018:45,129More data
Estimate 2017:44,291 
Estimate 2016:43,760 
Estimate 2015:43,119 
Estimate 2014:42,774 
Estimate 2013:42,351 
Estimate 2012:42,387 
Estimate 2011:42,093 
Census 2010:41,964More data
Census 2000:36,752More data
Population of the County Seat (Quitman)
Census 2010:1,809 
Census 2000:2,030 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WOOD 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.
Alba town (pt.):533 
Hawkins city:1,323 
Mineola city:4,769 
Quitman city:1,850 
Winnsboro city (pt.):2,588 
Yantis town:414 
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:645.2More data
Water Area:50.5More data
Total Area:695.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:65.04More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:25.80More data
Percent Rural:74.20More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:10.3%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%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:82.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.2%More data
65 and Older:26.9%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:48.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$37,426More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$1,658,496,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$49,739More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,726More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,341 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,569 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,447 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,622 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:6.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.579900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,326,786,135More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,940,743,743More data
Total Actual Levy:$17,053,373More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$1,920,818More data
CY 2017:$2,009,473 
CY 2016:$1,812,508 
CY 2015:$1,718,772 
CY 2014:$1,588,546 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN WOOD COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:42.518More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:84.256More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.888More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.891More data
On-System Subtotal:417.553More data
City Streets:103.421More data
Certified County Roads:778.504More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:881.925More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,299.478More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:146.243More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:174.790More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:585.755More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.782More data
On-System Subtotal:908.570More data
City Streets:206.842More data
Certified County Roads:1,557.374More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,764.216More data
County Total:2,672.786More 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):     «Wood County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Wood County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Wood County»

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

Airports in Wood County.
Hospitals in Wood County.
Prisons in Wood County.