Hardin County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:57,811More data
Estimate 2021:57,044 
Census 2020:56,234More data
Census 2010:54,635More data
Census 2000:48,073More data
Population of the County Seat (Kountze)
Census 2020:1,981 
Census 2010:2,123 
Census 2000:2,115 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN HARDIN 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.
Kountze city:2,155More data
Lumberton city:14,045More data
Rose Hill Acres city:331More data
Silsbee city:6,864More data
Sour Lake city:1,821More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:890.6More data
Water Area:7.0More data
Total Area:897.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:63.14More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:48.45More data
Percent Rural:51.55More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:6.8%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:84.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.8%More data
65 and Older:17.3%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:39.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$52,544More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$2,993,594,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$67,183More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$47,693More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,055 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,753 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,903 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,036 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.640601More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,659,498,530More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,024,926,325More data
Total Actual Levy:$25,783,718More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:41.651More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:59.850More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:136.895More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.928More data
Frontage Roads:9.804More data
On-System Subtotal:249.128More data
City Streets:182.645More data
Certified County Roads:525.767More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:5.909More data
Off-System Subtotal:714.321More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:963.449More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:150.760More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:136.480More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:277.172More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.856More data
Frontage Roads:19.608More data
On-System Subtotal:585.876More data
City Streets:365.290More data
Certified County Roads:1,051.534More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:11.818More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,428.642More data
County Total:2,014.518More 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):     «Hardin County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Hardin County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Hardin County»

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

Airports in Hardin County.
Hospitals in Hardin County.
Prisons in Hardin County.