Fayette 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 2019:25,346More data
Estimate 2018:25,278 
Estimate 2017:25,119 
Estimate 2016:25,018 
Estimate 2015:24,945 
Estimate 2014:24,782 
Estimate 2013:24,721 
Estimate 2012:24,661 
Estimate 2011:24,749 
Census 2010:24,554More data
Census 2000:21,804More data
Population of the County Seat (La Grange)
Census 2010:4,641 
Census 2000:4,478 
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.
Carmine city:252More data
Fayetteville city:257More data
Flatonia town:1,431More data
La Grange city:4,677More data
Round Top town:90More data
Schulenburg city:2,913More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:949.9More data
Water Area:9.9More data
Total Area:959.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:25.85More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:32.86More data
Percent Rural:67.14More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:21.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.2%More data
65 and Older:25.4%More data
85 and Older:3.5%More data
Median Age:47.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$53,564More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,357,792,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$55,776More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,065More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,955 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$37,336 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,611 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,518 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.444000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$6,910,143,625More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,125,061,740More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,859,247More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$2,171,422More data
CY 2018:$2,043,146 
CY 2017:$1,822,185 
CY 2016:$1,646,391 
CY 2015:$1,856,068 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:22.757More data
US Highways:63.212More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:99.505More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:225.542More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:28.116More data
On-System Subtotal:439.132More data
City Streets:92.343More data
Certified County Roads:869.314More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:961.657More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,400.789More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:91.028More data
US Highways:154.369More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:278.510More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:452.288More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:56.232More data
On-System Subtotal:1,032.427More data
City Streets:184.686More data
Certified County Roads:1,738.154More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,922.840More data
County Total:2,955.267More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Fayette County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Fayette County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Fayette County»

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

Airports in Fayette County.
Hospitals in Fayette County.
Prisons in Fayette County.