Callahan 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 2019:13,943More data
Estimate 2018:13,990 
Estimate 2017:13,968 
Estimate 2016:13,789 
Estimate 2015:13,589 
Estimate 2014:13,505 
Estimate 2013:13,502 
Estimate 2012:13,488 
Estimate 2011:13,511 
Census 2010:13,544More data
Census 2000:12,905More data
Population of the County Seat (Baird)
Census 2010:1,496 
Census 2000:1,623 
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.
Baird city:1,486More data
Clyde city:3,823More data
Cross Plains town:986More data
Putnam town:93More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:899.4More data
Water Area:1.9More data
Total Area:901.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:15.06More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:27.82More data
Percent Rural:72.18More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:9.9%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:85.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.5%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:20.5%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:43.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$39,392More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$551,248,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$50,330More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:19.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,182More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,205 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,600 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$37,452 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,977 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.582046More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,860,824,981More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$810,262,276More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,814,159More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:30.544More data
US Highways:30.651More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:51.308More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:168.624More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:58.621More data
On-System Subtotal:339.748More data
City Streets:71.539More data
Certified County Roads:481.740More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:553.279More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:893.027More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:122.176More data
US Highways:61.302More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:105.229More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:337.864More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:117.242More data
On-System Subtotal:743.813More data
City Streets:143.078More data
Certified County Roads:963.480More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,106.558More data
County Total:1,850.371More 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):     «Callahan County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Callahan County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Callahan County»

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

Airports in Callahan County.
Hospitals in Callahan County.
Prisons in Callahan County.