Erath County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:44,195More data
Estimate 2022:43,837 
Estimate 2021:43,381 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.42,545More data
Census 2010:37,890More data
Census 2000:33,001More data
Population of the County Seat (Stephenville)
Census 2020:20,897 
Census 2010:17,123 
Census 2000:14,921 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN ERATH COUNTY - 2023 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.
Dublin city:3,422More data
Hico city (pt.):0More data
Stephenville city:21,946More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,083.2More data
Water Area:6.6More data
Total Area:1,089.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:39.28More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:49.01More data
Percent Rural:50.99More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:22.2%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.9%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:20.4%More data
65 and Older:15.0%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:32.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$50,567More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$2,219,635,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$60,093More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:32.4% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$46,072More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$43,430 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,193 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$39,436 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$37,314 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.341900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$8,821,223,320More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$5,077,498,996More data
Total Actual Levy:$17,444,336More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$4,304,196More data
CY 2022:$3,893,099 
CY 2021:$3,399,865 
CY 2020:$2,898,605 
CY 2019:$2,799,103 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:5.885More data
US Highways:91.078More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:67.731More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:214.695More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.736More data
On-System Subtotal:391.125More data
City Streets:122.204More data
Certified County Roads:835.631More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:957.835More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,348.960More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:23.540More data
US Highways:230.231More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:140.420More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:432.488More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:23.472More data
On-System Subtotal:850.151More data
City Streets:248.900More data
Certified County Roads:1,671.262More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,920.162More data
County Total:2,770.313More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Erath County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Erath County History 🗗»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Erath County 🗗»

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

Airports in Erath County.
Hospitals in Erath County.
Prisons in Erath County.