Sabine 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 2018:10,589More data
Estimate 2017:10,441 
Estimate 2016:10,382 
Estimate 2015:10,445 
Estimate 2014:10,431 
Estimate 2013:10,426 
Estimate 2012:10,525 
Estimate 2011:10,728 
Census 2010:10,834More data
Census 2000:10,469More data
Population of the County Seat (Hemphill)
Census 2010:1,198 
Census 2000:1,106 
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.
Hemphill city:1,239 
Pineland city:808 
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:491.4More data
Water Area:85.3More data
Total Area:576.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:22.05More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:4.9%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:85.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:18.7%More data
65 and Older:30.5%More data
85 and Older:3.4%More data
Median Age:52.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$35,371More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$370,018,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$37,770More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:20.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:31.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:12.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,454More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,241 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,003 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,389 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$33,106 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:7.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:8.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:9.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:9.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:10.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.428826More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,059,981,659More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$621,708,322More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,666,047More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$405,139More data
CY 2017:$319,800 
CY 2016:$293,319 
CY 2015:$327,505 
CY 2014:$287,520 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:15.771More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:83.607More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:137.741More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:237.119More data
City Streets:21.308More data
Certified County Roads:360.770More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:138.334More data
Off-System Subtotal:520.412More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:757.531More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:32.024More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:175.357More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:275.482More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:482.863More data
City Streets:42.616More data
Certified County Roads:721.540More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:276.668More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,040.824More data
County Total:1,523.687More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Sabine County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Sabine County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Sabine County»

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

Airports in Sabine County.
Hospitals in Sabine County.
Prisons in Sabine County.