Jeff Davis 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 2019:2,274More data
Estimate 2018:2,243 
Estimate 2017:2,260 
Estimate 2016:2,231 
Estimate 2015:2,199 
Estimate 2014:2,217 
Estimate 2013:2,231 
Estimate 2012:2,296 
Estimate 2011:2,282 
Census 2010:2,342More data
Census 2000:2,207More data
Population of the County Seat (Fort Davis)
Census 2010:1,201 
Census 2000:1,050 
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.
Valentine town:133More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:2,264.6More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:2,264.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.03More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:32.6%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:62.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:7.7%More data
65 and Older:34.9%More data
85 and Older:4.0%More data
Median Age:58.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$42,947More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$96,717,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$51,343More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:34.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:35.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$32,516More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$32,507 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$31,401 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$31,328 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$30,234 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.701514More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$604,231,364More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$283,781,184More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,990,765More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$83,317More data
CY 2018:$79,441 
CY 2017:$86,335 
CY 2016:$268,826 
CY 2015:$69,987 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:6.997More data
US Highways:25.884More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:150.996More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:33.055More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.693More data
Frontage Roads:5.764More data
On-System Subtotal:226.389More data
City Streets:6.791More data
Certified County Roads:45.320More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:3.980More data
Off-System Subtotal:56.091More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:282.480More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:27.988More data
US Highways:51.768More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:302.910More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:66.110More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.386More data
Frontage Roads:11.528More data
On-System Subtotal:467.690More data
City Streets:13.582More data
Certified County Roads:90.640More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:7.960More data
Off-System Subtotal:112.182More data
County Total:579.872More 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):     «Jeff Davis County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Jeff Davis County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Jeff Davis County»

Special Districts in Jeff Davis County.
School Districts in Jeff Davis County.
History of City Tax Rates in Jeff Davis County.

Airports in Jeff Davis County.
Hospitals in Jeff Davis County.
Prisons in Jeff Davis County.