Falls 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 2019:17,297More data
Estimate 2018:17,231 
Estimate 2017:17,340 
Estimate 2016:17,276 
Estimate 2015:17,216 
Estimate 2014:17,210 
Estimate 2013:17,242 
Estimate 2012:17,570 
Estimate 2011:17,848 
Census 2010:17,866More data
Census 2000:18,576More data
Population of the County Seat (Marlin)
Census 2010:5,967 
Census 2000:6,628 
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.
Bruceville-Eddy city (pt.):4More data
Golinda city (pt.):424More data
Lott city:736More data
Marlin city:5,638More data
Rosebud city:1,361More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:765.5More data
Water Area:8.4More data
Total Area:773.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:23.34More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:32.64More data
Percent Rural:67.36More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:23.7%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:71.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:24.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:50.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:23.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.8%More data
65 and Older:18.2%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:39.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$34,619More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$600,118,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$37,428More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:77.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:12.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,276More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,685 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,008 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$34,589 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,817 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.948000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,802,426,847More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$709,502,798More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,726,086More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$473,257More data
CY 2018:$445,095 
CY 2017:$365,832 
CY 2016:$362,225 
CY 2015:$355,334 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:1.952More data
US Highways:25.762More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:105.579More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:207.047More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:3.925More data
On-System Subtotal:344.265More data
City Streets:90.369More data
Certified County Roads:755.743More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:846.112More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,190.377More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:7.808More data
US Highways:51.524More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:264.641More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:414.094More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:7.850More data
On-System Subtotal:745.917More data
City Streets:180.541More data
Certified County Roads:1,511.486More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,692.027More data
County Total:2,437.944More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Falls County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Falls County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Falls County»

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

Airports in Falls County.
Hospitals in Falls County.
Prisons in Falls County.