Kaufman 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 2022:172,366More data
Estimate 2021:158,216 
Census 2020:145,303More data
Census 2010:103,350More data
Census 2000:71,313More data
Population of the County Seat (Kaufman)
Census 2020:6,797 
Census 2010:6,703 
Census 2000:6,490 
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.
Combine city (pt.):1,585More data
Cottonwood city:226More data
Crandall city:4,641More data
Dallas city (pt.):0More data
Forney city:32,108More data
Grays Prairie village:369More data
Heath city (pt.):197More data
Kaufman city:8,388More data
Kemp city:1,262More data
Mabank town (pt.):3,818More data
Mesquite city (pt.):186More data
Oak Grove town:710More data
Oak Ridge town:1,109More data
Post Oak Bend City town:835More data
Rosser village:348More data
Scurry town:782More data
Seagoville city (pt.):25More data
Seven Points city (pt.):43More data
Talty town:2,886More data
Terrell city:20,050More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:780.8More data
Water Area:26.8More data
Total Area:807.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:186.10More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:51.18More data
Percent Rural:48.82More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:25.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:77.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:17.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:53.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:16.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.4%More data
65 and Older:11.2%More data
85 and Older:0.9%More data
Median Age:34.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$49,494More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$7,808,582,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$73,660More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:8.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:22.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$49,533More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,072 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,692 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,759 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,282 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.461171More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$18,389,929,197More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$14,733,489,288More data
Total Actual Levy:$67,946,580More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:26.939More data
US Highways:62.087More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:78.793More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:276.756More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:54.722More data
On-System Subtotal:499.297More data
City Streets:392.088More data
Certified County Roads:859.784More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,251.872More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,751.169More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:109.569More data
US Highways:248.348More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:192.970More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:566.019More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:108.464More data
On-System Subtotal:1,225.370More data
City Streets:788.104More data
Certified County Roads:1,735.216More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,523.320More data
County Total:3,748.690More 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):     «Kaufman County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Kaufman County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Kaufman County»

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

Airports in Kaufman County.
Hospitals in Kaufman County.
Prisons in Kaufman County.