Childress 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 2019:7,306More data
Estimate 2018:7,315 
Estimate 2017:7,269 
Estimate 2016:7,204 
Estimate 2015:7,169 
Estimate 2014:7,196 
Estimate 2013:7,055 
Estimate 2012:7,100 
Estimate 2011:7,027 
Census 2010:7,041More data
Census 2000:7,688More data
Population of the County Seat (Childress)
Census 2010:6,105 
Census 2000:6,778 
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.
Childress city:6,048More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:696.5More data
Water Area:17.2More data
Total Area:713.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:10.11More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:66.85More data
Percent Rural:33.15More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:31.5%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:85.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:55.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.5%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.8%More data
65 and Older:15.4%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:33.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$30,084More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$219,339,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$42,291More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,109More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,986 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,314 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,464 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$32,486 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.590000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$770,587,929More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$484,144,896More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,856,455More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$490,918More data
CY 2018:$412,463 
CY 2017:$395,073 
CY 2016:$388,171 
CY 2015:$380,877 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:69.179More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:16.566More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:123.542More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:209.287More data
City Streets:59.138More data
Certified County Roads:424.725More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:483.863More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:693.150More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:199.188More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:33.132More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:247.084More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:479.404More data
City Streets:118.276More data
Certified County Roads:849.450More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:967.726More data
County Total:1,447.130More 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):     «Childress County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Childress County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Childress County»

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

Airports in Childress County.
Hospitals in Childress County.
Prisons in Childress County.