DeWitt County Profile

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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 2022:19,772More data
Estimate 2021:19,949 
Census 2020:19,824More data
Census 2010:20,097More data
Census 2000:20,013More data
Population of the County Seat (Cuero)
Census 2020:8,128 
Census 2010:6,841 
Census 2000:6,571 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN DEWITT 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.
Cuero city:8,106More data
Nordheim city:334More data
Yoakum city (pt.):2,029More data
Yorktown city:1,789More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:909.0More data
Water Area:1.5More data
Total Area:910.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:21.81More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:50.38More data
Percent Rural:49.62More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:37.0%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:53.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.8%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:22.9%More data
65 and Older:20.0%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:41.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$66,916More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$1,332,842,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$54,279More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.0%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:83.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:12.6% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$52,881More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$47,258 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,846 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$47,891 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$44,910 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.469370More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$6,504,834,197More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,460,063,597More data
Total Actual Levy:$20,923,096More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$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:73.537More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:58.620More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:182.743More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:314.900More data
City Streets:125.009More data
Certified County Roads:680.118More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:805.127More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,120.027More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:190.147More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:117.406More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:365.761More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:673.314More data
City Streets:251.334More data
Certified County Roads:1,360.236More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,611.570More data
County Total:2,284.884More 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):     «DeWitt County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «DeWitt County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «DeWitt County»

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

Airports in DeWitt County.
Hospitals in DeWitt County.
Prisons in DeWitt County.