Freestone County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:19,950More data
Estimate 2021:19,784 
Census 2020:19,445More data
Census 2010:19,816More data
Census 2000:17,867More data
Population of the County Seat (Fairfield)
Census 2020:2,850 
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:2,901More data
Kirvin town:108More data
Oakwood town (pt.):29More data
Streetman town (pt.):259More data
Teague city:3,455More data
Wortham town:1,007More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:877.7More data
Water Area:14.3More data
Total Area:892.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:22.15More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:33.52More data
Percent Rural:66.48More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:17.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:79.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:14.8%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.6%More data
65 and Older:20.2%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:42.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$44,014More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$870,336,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$48,397More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$45,050More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$43,339 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$42,993 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,387 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,869 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.393750More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,830,868,959More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,402,243,620More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,458,834More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:32.116More data
US Highways:50.395More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:60.817More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:195.965More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.446More data
Frontage Roads:35.757More data
On-System Subtotal:376.496More data
City Streets:89.308More data
Certified County Roads:650.510More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:739.818More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,116.314More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:128.464More data
US Highways:106.538More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:122.064More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:391.930More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.892More data
Frontage Roads:71.514More data
On-System Subtotal:823.402More data
City Streets:178.616More data
Certified County Roads:1,301.020More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,479.636More data
County Total:2,303.038More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Freestone County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.