Archer 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 2019:8,553More data
Estimate 2018:8,700 
Estimate 2017:8,783 
Estimate 2016:8,781 
Estimate 2015:8,763 
Estimate 2014:8,844 
Estimate 2013:8,801 
Estimate 2012:8,816 
Estimate 2011:8,840 
Census 2010:9,054More data
Census 2000:8,854More data
Population of the County Seat (Archer City)
Census 2010:1,834 
Census 2000:1,848 
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.
Archer City city:1,702More data
Holliday city:1,670More data
Lakeside City town:957More data
Megargel town:188More data
Scotland city:474More data
Windthorst town (pt.):362More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:903.3More data
Water Area:22.3More data
Total Area:925.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:10.02More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:11.01More data
Percent Rural:88.99More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:8.2%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:88.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.5%More data
65 and Older:20.0%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:44.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$50,310More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$442,022,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$61,190More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:14.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:91.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,231More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,198 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$34,299 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,683 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,497 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.664240More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,843,359,643More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$656,137,785More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,355,848More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$414,988More data
CY 2018:$351,981 
CY 2017:$294,621 
CY 2016:$263,043 
CY 2015:$331,879 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:45.982More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:84.892More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:132.168More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.786More data
On-System Subtotal:263.828More data
City Streets:70.360More data
Certified County Roads:416.370More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:486.730More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:750.558More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:135.686More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:169.784More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:264.814More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.572More data
On-System Subtotal:571.856More data
City Streets:140.720More data
Certified County Roads:832.740More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:973.460More data
County Total:1,545.316More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Archer County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Archer County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Archer County»

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

Airports in Archer County.
Hospitals in Archer County.
Prisons in Archer County.