Armstrong 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 2019:1,887More data
Estimate 2018:1,879 
Estimate 2017:1,867 
Estimate 2016:1,843 
Estimate 2015:1,901 
Estimate 2014:1,913 
Estimate 2013:1,940 
Estimate 2012:1,953 
Estimate 2011:1,936 
Census 2010:1,901More data
Census 2000:2,148More data
Population of the County Seat (Claude)
Census 2010:1,196 
Census 2000:1,313 
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.
Claude city:1,210More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:909.1More data
Water Area:4.7More data
Total Area:913.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:2.09More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:8.1%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:96.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:88.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.1%More data
65 and Older:23.9%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:44.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$47,995More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$90,807,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$57,210More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,485More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,461 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,738 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,800 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$32,377 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:2.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.641631More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$793,708,310More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$186,447,300More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,194,580More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$53,340More data
CY 2018:$44,960 
CY 2017:$2,801 
CY 2016:$0 
CY 2015:$0 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:32.361More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:31.922More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:88.561More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.014More data
On-System Subtotal:153.858More data
City Streets:21.552More data
Certified County Roads:423.688More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:445.240More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:599.098More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:129.444More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:69.934More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:177.122More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:2.028More data
On-System Subtotal:378.528More data
City Streets:43.104More data
Certified County Roads:847.376More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:890.480More data
County Total:1,269.008More 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):     «Armstrong County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Armstrong County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Armstrong County»

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

Airports in Armstrong County.
Hospitals in Armstrong County.
Prisons in Armstrong County.