Hill County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2019:36,649More data
Estimate 2018:36,165 
Estimate 2017:35,703 
Estimate 2016:35,102 
Estimate 2015:34,828 
Estimate 2014:34,767 
Estimate 2013:34,851 
Estimate 2012:35,157 
Estimate 2011:35,200 
Census 2010:35,089More data
Census 2000:32,321More data
Population of the County Seat (Hillsboro)
Census 2010:8,456 
Census 2000:8,232 
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.
Abbott city:369More data
Aquilla city:113More data
Blum town:467More data
Bynum town:207More data
Carl's Corner town:190More data
Covington city:279More data
Hillsboro city:8,476More data
Hubbard city:1,406More data
Itasca city:1,733More data
Malone town:283More data
Mertens town:128More data
Mount Calm city:339More data
Penelope town:207More data
Whitney town:2,162More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:958.9More data
Water Area:26.9More data
Total Area:985.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:36.59More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:23.73More data
Percent Rural:76.27More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:21.0%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%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:70.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.4%More data
65 and Older:20.8%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:41.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$39,205More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,425,242,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$48,670More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,027More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$39,437 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,663 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,542 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,048 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.539882More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,001,321,352More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,600,980,440More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,032,585More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$2,609,548More data
CY 2018:$2,213,389 
CY 2017:$1,817,053 
CY 2016:$2,505,448 
CY 2015:$1,585,767 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:37.740More data
US Highways:8.071More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:126.566More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.129More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.776More data
Frontage Roads:30.765More data
On-System Subtotal:494.047More data
City Streets:160.546More data
Certified County Roads:1,074.389More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:21.804More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,256.739More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,750.786More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:159.044More data
US Highways:16.268More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:279.177More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:578.361More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.552More data
Frontage Roads:60.923More data
On-System Subtotal:1,097.325More data
City Streets:321.092More data
Certified County Roads:2,148.778More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:43.608More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,513.478More data
County Total:3,610.803More 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):     «Hill County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Hill County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Hill County»

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

Airports in Hill County.
Hospitals in Hill County.
Prisons in Hill County.