Jones 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 2019:20,083More data
Estimate 2018:19,866 
Estimate 2017:19,827 
Estimate 2016:19,971 
Estimate 2015:19,966 
Estimate 2014:19,850 
Estimate 2013:20,044 
Estimate 2012:19,870 
Estimate 2011:20,270 
Census 2010:20,202More data
Census 2000:20,785More data
Population of the County Seat (Anson)
Census 2010:2,430 
Census 2000:2,556 
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.
Abilene city (pt.):5,710More data
Anson city:2,297More data
Hamlin city (pt.):2,021More data
Hawley city:623More data
Lueders city (pt.):333More data
Stamford city (pt.):2,907More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:928.6More data
Water Area:8.5More data
Total Area:937.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:21.76More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:14.85More data
Percent Rural:85.15More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.7%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:82.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:13.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:12.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.2%More data
65 and Older:15.6%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:38.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$30,559More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$605,580,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$43,903More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:22.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:78.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:11.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,185More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,187 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,801 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$37,599 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,760 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.694718More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,311,313,200More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$783,950,750More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,446,247More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:84.879More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:37.390More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:292.125More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:35.943More data
On-System Subtotal:450.337More data
City Streets:148.801More data
Certified County Roads:866.997More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,015.798More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,466.135More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:271.606More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:78.576More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:584.250More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:71.886More data
On-System Subtotal:1,006.318More data
City Streets:297.602More data
Certified County Roads:1,733.994More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,031.596More data
County Total:3,037.914More 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):     «Jones County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Jones County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Jones County»

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

Airports in Jones County.
Hospitals in Jones County.
Prisons in Jones County.