Jackson 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 2019:14,760More data
Estimate 2018:14,834 
Estimate 2017:14,806 
Estimate 2016:14,873 
Estimate 2015:14,808 
Estimate 2014:14,723 
Estimate 2013:14,610 
Estimate 2012:14,271 
Estimate 2011:14,048 
Census 2010:14,075More data
Census 2000:14,391More data
Population of the County Seat (Edna)
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:5,780More data
Ganado city:2,055More data
La Ward city:224More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:829.4More data
Water Area:27.4More data
Total Area:856.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:16.97More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:38.18More data
Percent Rural:61.82More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:33.7%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:57.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.4%More data
65 and Older:18.1%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:38.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$41,770More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$621,281,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$54,088More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$44,782More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,750 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$41,394 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$41,490 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$40,721 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.446400More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,244,963,595More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,057,970,659More data
Total Actual Levy:$9,228,484More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,671,926More data
CY 2018:$1,488,968 
CY 2017:$1,205,712 
CY 2016:$965,171 
CY 2015:$912,701 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:23.414More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:79.437More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:170.059More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:20.902More data
On-System Subtotal:293.812More data
City Streets:66.622More data
Certified County Roads:487.000More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:553.622More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:847.434More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:93.656More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:161.864More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:340.118More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:41.804More data
On-System Subtotal:637.442More data
City Streets:133.244More data
Certified County Roads:974.290More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,107.534More data
County Total:1,744.976More 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):     «Jackson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.