Archer County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:8,835More data
Estimate 2021:8,684 
Census 2020:8,554More data
Census 2010:9,054More data
Census 2000:8,854More data
Population of the County Seat (Archer City)
Census 2020:1,601 
Census 2010:1,834 
Census 2000:1,848 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN ARCHER COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (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.
Archer City city:1,606More data
Holliday city:1,605More data
Lakeside City town:1,217More data
Megargel town:176More data
Scotland city:419More data
Windthorst town (pt.):335More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:903.3More data
Water Area:22.3More data
Total Area:925.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:9.47More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:11.01More data
Percent Rural:88.99More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:8.8%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:87.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.0%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.4%More data
65 and Older:20.5%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:43.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$60,101More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$521,734,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$69,286More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:90.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:22.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$40,895More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$39,001 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,006 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,231 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,198 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.627830More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,060,829,323More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$802,145,375More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,036,109More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$538,410More data
CY 2021:$469,313 
CY 2020:$372,724 
CY 2019:$414,988 
CY 2018:$351,981 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:45.996More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:84.891More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:132.167More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.786More data
On-System Subtotal:263.840More data
City Streets:70.655More data
Certified County Roads:416.319More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:486.974More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:750.814More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:135.714More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:169.782More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:264.812More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.572More data
On-System Subtotal:571.880More data
City Streets:141.310More data
Certified County Roads:832.638More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:973.948More data
County Total:1,545.828More 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):     «Archer County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.