Freestone 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 2019:19,717More data
Estimate 2018:19,789 
Estimate 2017:19,649 
Estimate 2016:19,669 
Estimate 2015:19,746 
Estimate 2014:19,677 
Estimate 2013:19,597 
Estimate 2012:19,484 
Estimate 2011:19,602 
Census 2010:19,816More data
Census 2000:17,867More data
Population of the County Seat (Fairfield)
Census 2010:2,951 
Census 2000:3,094 
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.
Fairfield city:2,892More data
Kirvin town:131More data
Oakwood town (pt.):37More data
Streetman town (pt.):246More data
Teague city:3,515More data
Wortham town:996More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:877.7More data
Water Area:14.3More data
Total Area:892.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:22.58More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:33.52More data
Percent Rural:66.48More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:15.8%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:79.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:66.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.8%More data
65 and Older:19.9%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:41.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$37,066More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$734,199,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$49,317More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:13.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,387More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,869 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$43,601 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$47,148 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,334 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.359470More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,668,238,011More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,351,942,878More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,454,529More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:32.052More data
US Highways:50.298More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:60.904More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:196.303More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.446More data
Frontage Roads:35.682More data
On-System Subtotal:376.685More data
City Streets:89.103More data
Certified County Roads:650.763More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:739.866More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,116.551More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:128.208More data
US Highways:106.338More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:122.238More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:392.606More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.892More data
Frontage Roads:71.364More data
On-System Subtotal:823.646More data
City Streets:178.206More data
Certified County Roads:1,301.526More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,479.732More data
County Total:2,303.378More 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):     «Freestone County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Freestone County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Freestone County»

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

Airports in Freestone County.
Hospitals in Freestone County.
Prisons in Freestone County.