Grimes 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 2019:28,880More data
Estimate 2018:28,291 
Estimate 2017:27,955 
Estimate 2016:27,494 
Estimate 2015:27,299 
Estimate 2014:26,997 
Estimate 2013:26,792 
Estimate 2012:26,679 
Estimate 2011:26,655 
Census 2010:26,604More data
Census 2000:23,552More data
Population of the County Seat (Anderson)
Census 2010:222 
Census 2000:257 
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:242More data
Bedias city:470More data
Iola city:424More data
Navasota city (pt.):7,998More data
Plantersville city:594More data
Todd Mission city:114More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:787.5More data
Water Area:14.1More data
Total Area:801.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:33.78More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:31.10More data
Percent Rural:68.90More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:24.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:81.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.5%More data
65 and Older:17.4%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:40.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$35,450More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,005,370,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$49,498More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:79.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:14.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$49,614More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$47,187 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$44,830 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$46,798 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$48,515 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.530261More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,594,111,565More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,949,141,095More data
Total Actual Levy:$15,638,145More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,517,835More data
CY 2018:$1,782,433 
CY 2017:$1,904,317 
CY 2016:$1,289,960 
CY 2015:$1,535,743 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:102.140More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:183.827More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:5.889More data
On-System Subtotal:291.856More data
City Streets:67.153More data
Certified County Roads:599.569More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:666.722More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:958.578More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:235.098More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:367.654More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:11.778More data
On-System Subtotal:614.530More data
City Streets:134.306More data
Certified County Roads:1,199.138More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,333.444More data
County Total:1,947.974More 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):     «Grimes County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.