Grimes 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 Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:30,754More data
Estimate 2021:30,106 
Census 2020:29,268More data
Census 2010:26,604More data
Census 2000:23,552More data
Population of the County Seat (Anderson)
Census 2020:193 
Census 2010:222 
Census 2000:257 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN GRIMES COUNTY - 2022 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.
Anderson city:200More data
Bedias city:380More data
Iola city:330More data
Navasota city (pt.):8,417More data
Plantersville city:483More data
Todd Mission city:126More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:787.5More data
Water Area:14.1More data
Total Area:801.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:37.17More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:31.10More data
Percent Rural:68.90More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:25.2%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:82.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:14.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:59.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:13.3%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:19.0%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:40.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$41,914More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$1,269,450,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$52,540More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.6% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$57,241More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$54,867 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$52,393 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$51,571 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$49,614 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.526933More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$7,017,626,856More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,752,217,923More data
Total Actual Levy:$19,771,674More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2022:$1,915,279More data
CY 2021:$1,730,408 
CY 2020:$1,419,634 
CY 2019:$1,517,835 
CY 2018:$1,782,433 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:104.384More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:183.903More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:6.178More data
On-System Subtotal:294.465More data
City Streets:75.042More data
Certified County Roads:596.550More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:671.592More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:966.057More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:247.044More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:367.856More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:12.067More data
On-System Subtotal:626.967More data
City Streets:150.084More data
Certified County Roads:1,193.100More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,343.184More data
County Total:1,970.151More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Grimes County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Grimes County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Grimes County»

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

Airports in Grimes County.
Hospitals in Grimes County.
Prisons in Grimes County.