Briscoe 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 2019:1,546More data
Estimate 2018:1,512 
Estimate 2017:1,514 
Estimate 2016:1,483 
Estimate 2015:1,514 
Estimate 2014:1,552 
Estimate 2013:1,562 
Estimate 2012:1,576 
Estimate 2011:1,659 
Census 2010:1,637More data
Census 2000:1,790More data
Population of the County Seat (Silverton)
Census 2010:731 
Census 2000:771 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BRISCOE COUNTY - 2019 (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.
Quitaque city:389More data
Silverton city:686More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:900.0More data
Water Area:1.6More data
Total Area:901.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.82More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:25.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:68.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:18.7%More data
65 and Older:26.2%More data
85 and Older:3.1%More data
Median Age:46.2More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$35,243More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$53,429,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$44,409More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:22.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$32,256More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$31,284 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$30,475 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$32,002 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$28,600 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.570000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$583,968,229More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$191,334,128More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,090,605More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN BRISCOE COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:90.361More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:71.269More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:161.630More data
City Streets:23.493More data
Certified County Roads:380.734More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:404.227More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:565.857More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:183.122More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:142.538More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:325.660More data
City Streets:46.986More data
Certified County Roads:761.468More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:808.454More data
County Total:1,134.114More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL 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):     «Briscoe County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Briscoe County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Briscoe County»

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

Airports in Briscoe County.
Hospitals in Briscoe County.
Prisons in Briscoe County.