Chambers 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»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:51,288More data
Estimate 2021:48,721 
Census 2020:46,571More data
Census 2010:35,096More data
Census 2000:26,031More data
Population of the County Seat (Anahuac)
Census 2020:1,980 
Census 2010:2,243 
Census 2000:2,210 
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.
Anahuac city:1,956More data
Baytown city (pt.):4,845More data
Beach City city:3,230More data
Cove city:612More data
Mont Belvieu city (pt.):8,943More data
Morgan's Point city (pt.):0More data
Old River-Winfree city (pt.):1,221More data
Seabrook city (pt.):0More data
Shoreacres city (pt.):0More data
Texas City city (pt.):0More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:597.1More data
Water Area:274.1More data
Total Area:871.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:78.00More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:54.28More data
Percent Rural:45.72More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.4%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:8.0%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:27.8%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:34.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$60,591More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$2,960,776,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$89,767More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.9% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$72,001More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$61,802 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$66,603 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$68,196 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$63,980 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:8.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:9.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.513196More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$20,901,872,394More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$11,033,088,130More data
Total Actual Levy:$56,601,926More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:34.202More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:65.615More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:153.226More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:68.314More data
On-System Subtotal:321.357More data
City Streets:134.567More data
Certified County Roads:299.722More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:17.373More data
Off-System Subtotal:451.662More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:773.019More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:196.061More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:180.644More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:310.642More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:135.282More data
On-System Subtotal:822.629More data
City Streets:273.514More data
Certified County Roads:601.338More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:34.746More data
Off-System Subtotal:909.598More data
County Total:1,732.227More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Chambers County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Chambers County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Chambers County»

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

Airports in Chambers County.
Hospitals in Chambers County.
Prisons in Chambers County.