Dickens County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:1,726More data
Estimate 2021:1,734 
Census 2020:1,769More data
Census 2010:2,444More data
Census 2000:2,762More data
Population of the County Seat (Dickens)
Census 2020:219 
Census 2010:286 
Census 2000:332 
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.
Dickens city:209More data
Spur city:839More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:901.7More data
Water Area:3.5More data
Total Area:905.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:1.96More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:31.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:85.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:3.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:59.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.1%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.2%More data
65 and Older:24.7%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:44.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$50,869More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$88,512,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$42,690More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:20.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:20.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$36,601More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$36,281 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$33,430 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$32,808 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,061 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.850000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$771,782,500More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$240,875,238More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,047,440More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$134,259More data
CY 2021:$74,177 
CY 2020:$71,507 
CY 2019:$67,095 
CY 2018:$57,998 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:31.691More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:43.815More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:126.305More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:201.811More data
City Streets:25.193More data
Certified County Roads:402.255More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:427.448More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:629.259More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:126.764More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:88.694More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:252.610More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:468.068More data
City Streets:50.386More data
Certified County Roads:804.510More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:854.896More data
County Total:1,322.964More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Dickens County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Dickens County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Dickens County»

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

Airports in Dickens County.
Hospitals in Dickens County.
Prisons in Dickens County.