Jackson County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:15,142More data
Estimate 2021:15,097 
Census 2020:14,987More data
Census 2010:14,075More data
Census 2000:14,391More data
Population of the County Seat (Edna)
Census 2020:5,987 
Census 2010:5,499 
Census 2000:5,899 
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.
Edna city:6,009More data
Ganado city:1,994More data
La Ward city:192More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:829.4More data
Water Area:27.4More data
Total Area:856.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:18.07More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:38.18More data
Percent Rural:61.82More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:34.1%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:57.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.9%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.6%More data
65 and Older:19.2%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:38.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$51,971More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$785,860,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$60,666More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:80.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$49,705More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,883 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$47,038 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$44,782 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,750 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.426900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,415,287,669More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,299,489,740More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,813,238More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$1,587,953More data
CY 2021:$1,338,986 
CY 2020:$1,186,088 
CY 2019:$1,671,926 
CY 2018:$1,488,968 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:23.447More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:79.445More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:170.065More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:20.926More data
On-System Subtotal:293.883More data
City Streets:67.197More data
Certified County Roads:487.121More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:554.318More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:848.201More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:93.788More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:161.734More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:340.130More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:41.852More data
On-System Subtotal:637.504More data
City Streets:134.394More data
Certified County Roads:974.656More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,109.050More data
County Total:1,746.554More 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):     «Jackson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Jackson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Jackson County»

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

Airports in Jackson County.
Hospitals in Jackson County.
Prisons in Jackson County.