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»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:43,378More data
Census 2020:42,545More 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 - 2021 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:3,433More data
Hico city (pt.):0More data
Stephenville city:21,199More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
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, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:53.68More data
Percent Rural:46.32More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.9%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.2%More data
65 and Older:14.7%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:32.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$43,900More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$1,897,532,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$61,453More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:33.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,193More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$39,436 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$37,314 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,913 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$34,547 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.435500More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$6,735,614,050More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,145,987,330More data
Total Actual Levy:$18,055,774More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$3,399,865More data
CY 2020:$2,898,605 
CY 2019:$2,799,103 
CY 2018:$2,582,426 
CY 2017:$2,364,315 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN ERATH COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:5.885More data
US Highways:90.994More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:67.748More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:214.688More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.736More data
On-System Subtotal:391.051More data
City Streets:121.088More data
Certified County Roads:833.419More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:954.507More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,345.558More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:23.540More data
US Highways:224.917More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:140.452More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:432.474More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:23.472More data
On-System Subtotal:844.855More data
City Streets:246.668More data
Certified County Roads:1,666.838More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,913.506More data
County Total:2,758.361More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.