Hill County Profile

Compiled by
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 2021:36,471More data
Census 2020:35,874More data
Census 2010:35,089More data
Census 2000:32,321More data
Population of the County Seat (Hillsboro)
Census 2020:8,221 
Census 2010:8,456 
Census 2000:8,232 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN HILL COUNTY - 2021 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.
Abbott city:357More data
Aquilla city:104More data
Blum town:388More data
Bynum town:172More data
Carl's Corner town:209More data
Covington city:270More data
Hillsboro city:8,305More data
Hubbard city:1,402More data
Itasca city:1,625More data
Malone town:240More data
Mertens town:149More data
Mount Calm city:290More data
Penelope town:182More data
Whitney town:2,033More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:958.9More data
Water Area:26.9More data
Total Area:985.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:37.41More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:23.73More data
Percent Rural:76.27More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.5%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:68.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.9%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.1%More data
65 and Older:20.5%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:41.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$49,968More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$1,822,365,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$52,495More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$47,273More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,020 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$42,712 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,027 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$39,437 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.497242More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,168,445,124More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,111,330,667More data
Total Actual Levy:$15,461,195More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$3,115,861More data
CY 2020:$2,377,273 
CY 2019:$2,609,548 
CY 2018:$2,213,389 
CY 2017:$1,817,053 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:37.802More data
US Highways:8.086More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:132.170More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.134More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.776More data
Frontage Roads:29.870More data
On-System Subtotal:498.838More data
City Streets:160.274More data
Certified County Roads:1,074.868More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:21.804More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,256.946More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,755.784More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:187.230More data
US Highways:16.298More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:317.769More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:578.371More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.552More data
Frontage Roads:59.740More data
On-System Subtotal:1,162.960More data
City Streets:320.548More data
Certified County Roads:2,149.736More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:43.608More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,513.892More data
County Total:3,676.852More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Hill County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.