Gaines County Profile

Compiled by
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 2021:21,895More data
Census 2020:21,598More data
Census 2010:17,526More data
Census 2000:14,467More data
Population of the County Seat (Seminole)
Census 2020:6,988 
Census 2010:6,430 
Census 2000:5,910 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN GAINES 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.
Denver City town (pt.):0More data
Seagraves city:2,185More data
Seminole city:7,026More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,502.4More data
Water Area:0.5More data
Total Area:1,502.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:14.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:36.96More data
Percent Rural:63.04More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:43.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:53.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.6%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:36.5%More data
65 and Older:8.7%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:28.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$47,826More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$1,051,986,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$63,528More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:61.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:10.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$55,135More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$55,150 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$55,226 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$52,567 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$49,682 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.605924More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,026,079,043More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,245,503,233More data
Total Actual Levy:$19,651,083More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN GAINES COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:83.145More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:55.198More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:133.354More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:271.697More data
City Streets:76.199More data
Certified County Roads:1,056.061More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,132.260More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,403.957More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:281.534More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:112.576More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:268.104More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:662.214More data
City Streets:152.398More data
Certified County Roads:2,112.122More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,264.520More data
County Total:2,926.734More 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):     «Gaines County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Gaines County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Gaines County»

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

Airports in Gaines County.
Hospitals in Gaines County.
Prisons in Gaines County.