Hardin 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 2015:55,865More data
Estimate 2014:55,540 
Estimate 2013:55,340 
Estimate 2012:55,102 
Estimate 2011:55,027 
Census 2010:54,635More data
Census 2000:48,073More data
Population of the County Seat (Kountze)
Census 2010:2,123 
Census 2000:2,115 
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.
Kountze city:2,083More data
Lumberton city:12,421More data
Rose Hill Acres city:445More data
Silsbee city:6,688More data
Sour Lake city:1,773More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:890.6More data
Water Area:7.0More data
Total Area:897.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:61.35More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:48.45More data
Percent Rural:51.55More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:5.6%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:86.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.6%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.7%More data
65 and Older:15.7%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:38.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$42,096More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$2,351,670,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$56,201More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$39,617More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$38,397 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$35,699 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$34,093 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$33,460 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,239More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,856 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$39,101 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$37,863 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$35,306 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:8.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:8.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:9.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.576200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,758,054,670More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,853,489,500More data
Total Actual Levy:$16,441,807More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:41.653More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:59.709More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:137.438More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.918More data
Frontage Roads:9.736More data
On-System Subtotal:249.454More data
City Streets:171.545More data
Certified County Roads:522.009More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:5.916More data
Off-System Subtotal:699.470More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:948.924More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:146.310More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:134.640More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:278.050More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.836More data
Frontage Roads:19.472More data
On-System Subtotal:580.308More data
City Streets:343.090More data
Certified County Roads:1,044.018More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:5.916More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,393.024More data
County Total:1,973.332More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Hardin County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Hardin County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Hardin County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Hardin County»

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

Airports in Hardin County.
Hospitals in Hardin County.
Prisons in Hardin County.