Gray County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:20,916More data
Estimate 2022:20,980 
Estimate 2021:21,128 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.21,227More data
Census 2010:22,535More data
Census 2000:22,744More data
Population of the County Seat (Pampa)
Census 2020:16,867 
Census 2010:17,994 
Census 2000:17,887 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN GRAY COUNTY - 2023 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.
Lefors town:420More data
McLean town:648More data
Pampa city:16,543More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:926.0More data
Water Area:3.4More data
Total Area:929.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:22.92More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:79.45More data
Percent Rural:20.55More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:31.6%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:60.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:4.8%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:25.0%More data
65 and Older:16.7%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:37.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$46,626More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$979,844,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$50,648More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.0% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$60,132More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$55,991 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$51,763 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$50,606 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$50,227 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.519194More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$2,273,689,607More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,626,572,711More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,445,068More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:25.943More data
US Highways:23.395More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.976More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:137.577More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:39.618More data
On-System Subtotal:333.509More data
City Streets:163.881More data
Certified County Roads:600.889More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:764.770More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,098.279More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:103.772More data
US Highways:66.407More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:236.223More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:276.846More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:78.818More data
On-System Subtotal:762.066More data
City Streets:334.688More data
Certified County Roads:1,201.778More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,536.466More data
County Total:2,298.532More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Gray County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Gray County History 🗗»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Gray County 🗗»

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

Airports in Gray County.
Hospitals in Gray County.
Prisons in Gray County.