Aransas County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:24,944More data
Estimate 2021:24,519 
Census 2020:23,831More data
Census 2010:23,158More data
Census 2000:22,497More data
Population of the County Seat (Rockport)
Census 2020:10,070 
Census 2010:8,766 
Census 2000:7,385 
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.
Aransas Pass city (pt.):1,084More data
Corpus Christi city (pt.):0More data
Fulton town:1,555More data
Rockport city:10,713More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:252.1More data
Water Area:275.9More data
Total Area:528.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:94.54More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:72.74More data
Percent Rural:27.26More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:29.5%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.4%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:18.5%More data
65 and Older:27.4%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:49.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$59,878More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$1,467,599,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$55,435More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:24.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$43,045More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,181 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$39,316 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,613 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,187 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:6.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.458936More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,382,908,749More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,117,279,311More data
Total Actual Levy:$18,910,970More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$2,338,044More data
CY 2021:$2,048,194 
CY 2020:$1,775,960 
CY 2019:$1,643,466 
CY 2018:$1,676,106 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:53.308More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:19.728More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.169More data
Frontage Roads:4.416More data
On-System Subtotal:81.621More data
City Streets:126.567More data
Certified County Roads:165.799More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:8.106More data
Off-System Subtotal:300.472More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:382.093More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:143.425More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:42.340More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:8.338More data
Frontage Roads:8.832More data
On-System Subtotal:202.935More data
City Streets:254.604More data
Certified County Roads:331.598More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:16.212More data
Off-System Subtotal:602.414More data
County Total:805.349More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Aransas County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Aransas County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Aransas County»

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

Airports in Aransas County.
Hospitals in Aransas County.
Prisons in Aransas County.