Kaufman 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 2019:136,154More data
Estimate 2018:128,279 
Estimate 2017:122,628 
Estimate 2016:117,904 
Estimate 2015:114,055 
Estimate 2014:110,872 
Estimate 2013:108,248 
Estimate 2012:106,553 
Estimate 2011:105,199 
Census 2010:103,350More data
Census 2000:71,313More data
Population of the County Seat (Kaufman)
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.):1,557More data
Cottonwood city:202More data
Crandall city:4,017More data
Dallas city (pt.):0More data
Forney city:27,236More data
Grays Prairie village:372More data
Heath city (pt.):0More data
Kaufman city:7,788More data
Kemp city:1,236More data
Mabank town (pt.):3,075More data
Mesquite city (pt.):136More data
Oak Grove town:669More data
Oak Ridge town:742More data
Post Oak Bend City town:587More data
Rosser village:400More data
Scurry town:781More data
Seagoville city (pt.):26More data
Seven Points city (pt.):52More data
Talty town:2,760More data
Terrell city:18,869More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:780.9More data
Water Area:26.7More data
Total Area:807.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:132.35More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:51.18More data
Percent Rural:48.82More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:82.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:12.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:62.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:12.0%More data
Age - 2019 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.9%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:35.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2019 (BEA):$43,972More data
Total Personal Income - 2019 (BEA):$5,987,018,000More data
Median Household Income - 2019 (Census Bureau):$75,009More data
Poverty - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:20.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,692More data
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,759 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,282 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$39,892 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,982 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2019
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.537112More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$13,759,956,483More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$10,874,444,731More data
Total Actual Levy:$58,407,947More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2020:$N/AMore data
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2019
IH Highways:26.939More data
US Highways:62.021More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:76.555More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:277.837More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:49.925More data
On-System Subtotal:493.277More data
City Streets:332.025More data
Certified County Roads:780.456More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,112.481More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,605.758More data
Lane Miles - 2019
IH Highways:113.510More data
US Highways:248.084More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:180.672More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:565.800More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:99.850More data
On-System Subtotal:1,207.916More data
City Streets:665.446More data
Certified County Roads:1,575.380More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,240.826More data
County Total:3,448.742More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2019»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Kaufman County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.