Bailey 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 2019:7,000More data
Estimate 2018:7,015 
Estimate 2017:7,066 
Estimate 2016:7,196 
Estimate 2015:7,223 
Estimate 2014:6,966 
Estimate 2013:7,124 
Estimate 2012:7,139 
Estimate 2011:7,175 
Census 2010:7,165More data
Census 2000:6,594More data
Population of the County Seat (Muleshoe)
Census 2010:5,158 
Census 2000:4,530 
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.
Muleshoe city:5,019More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:827.0More data
Water Area:0.7More data
Total Area:827.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:8.66More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:71.25More data
Percent Rural:28.75More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:63.9%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:3.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:33.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:31.4%More data
65 and Older:14.6%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:33.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$42,507More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$298,694,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$45,051More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:74.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$39,757More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,915 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,024 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,696 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,145 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.931200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$475,152,988More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$345,612,009More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,213,386More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$252,782More data
CY 2018:$292,564 
CY 2017:$246,757 
CY 2016:$239,064 
CY 2015:$387,869 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:26.216More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:33.800More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:165.070More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:225.086More data
City Streets:37.861More data
Certified County Roads:785.732More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.088More data
Off-System Subtotal:825.681More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,050.767More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:93.176More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:67.600More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:330.140More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:490.916More data
City Streets:75.722More data
Certified County Roads:1,571.464More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.088More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,649.274More data
County Total:2,140.190More 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):     «Bailey County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Bailey County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Bailey County»

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

Airports in Bailey County.
Hospitals in Bailey County.
Prisons in Bailey County.