Jeff Davis County Profile

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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 2022:1,903More data
Estimate 2021:1,959 
Census 2020:2,000More data
Census 2010:2,342More data
Census 2000:2,207More data
Population of the County Seat (Fort Davis)
Census 2020:1,024 
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:69More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:2,264.6More data
Water Area:0.1More data
Total Area:2,264.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:0.88More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:30.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:63.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:0.8%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:7.3%More data
65 and Older:39.1%More data
85 and Older:3.3%More data
Median Age:60.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$59,302More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$115,580,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$56,149More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:57.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:27.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$37,121More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$38,673 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$34,431 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$32,516 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$32,507 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.786130More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$608,705,753More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$295,381,827More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,322,085More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$122,512More data
CY 2021:$103,448 
CY 2020:$93,518 
CY 2019:$83,317 
CY 2018:$79,441 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:7.011More data
US Highways:25.883More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:151.170More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:33.267More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.693More data
Frontage Roads:5.578More data
On-System Subtotal:226.602More data
City Streets:6.791More data
Certified County Roads:45.506More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:3.980More data
Off-System Subtotal:56.277More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:282.879More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:28.044More data
US Highways:51.766More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:307.124More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:66.534More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.386More data
Frontage Roads:11.156More data
On-System Subtotal:472.010More data
City Streets:13.582More data
Certified County Roads:91.012More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:7.960More data
Off-System Subtotal:112.554More data
County Total:584.564More 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):     «Jeff Davis County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.