Brooks County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:6,906More data
Estimate 2021:6,994 
Census 2020:7,086More data
Census 2010:7,223More data
Census 2000:7,976More data
Population of the County Seat (Falfurrias)
Census 2020:4,609 
Census 2010:4,981 
Census 2000:5,297 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BROOKS 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.
Falfurrias city:4,461More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:943.4More data
Water Area:0.3More data
Total Area:943.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:7.51More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:68.24More data
Percent Rural:31.76More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:91.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:6.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:0.6%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.4%More data
65 and Older:18.3%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:35.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$43,437More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$303,796,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$33,460More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:28.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:45.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:68.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$47,548More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,830 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$43,244 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,551 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,995 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:6.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:9.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:10.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:6.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.943599More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,273,425,490More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$524,920,555More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,951,738More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:33.558More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:39.464More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:48.394More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:9.474More data
On-System Subtotal:130.890More data
City Streets:36.234More data
Certified County Roads:110.585More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:146.819More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:277.709More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:138.906More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:100.948More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:96.788More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:17.599More data
On-System Subtotal:354.241More data
City Streets:72.468More data
Certified County Roads:221.170More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:293.638More data
County Total:647.879More 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):     «Brooks County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Brooks County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Brooks County»

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

Airports in Brooks County.
Hospitals in Brooks County.
Prisons in Brooks County.