Callahan 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 Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:14,374More data
Estimate 2022:14,247 
Estimate 2021:14,098 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.13,708More data
Census 2010:13,544More data
Census 2000:12,905More data
Population of the County Seat (Baird)
Census 2020:1,479 
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:1,526More data
Clyde city:3,985More data
Cross Plains town:935More data
Putnam town:68More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:899.4More data
Water Area:1.9More data
Total Area:901.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:15.24More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:11.9%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:82.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.7%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:21.4%More data
65 and Older:21.7%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:43.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$50,812More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$722,045,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$63,836More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:92.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:22.9% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$52,963More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$50,142 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$46,750 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,481 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$41,919 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.640729More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$2,640,453,617More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,443,680,804More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,424,124More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:30.544More data
US Highways:30.651More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:51.288More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:168.655More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:58.619More data
On-System Subtotal:339.757More data
City Streets:72.014More data
Certified County Roads:483.668More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:555.682More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:895.439More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:122.176More data
US Highways:61.302More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:105.861More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:337.822More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:117.238More data
On-System Subtotal:744.399More data
City Streets:144.028More data
Certified County Roads:967.336More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,111.364More data
County Total:1,855.763More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Callahan County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.