Kaufman County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:185,690More data
Estimate 2022:172,611 
Estimate 2021:158,313 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.145,310More 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.):1,692More data
Cottonwood city:236More data
Crandall city:4,995More data
Dallas city (pt.):0More data
Forney city:35,470More data
Grays Prairie village:392More data
Heath city (pt.):37More data
Kaufman city:9,201More data
Kemp city:1,348More data
Mabank town (pt.):4,649More data
Mesquite city (pt.):194More data
Oak Grove town:819More data
Oak Ridge town:1,293More data
Rosser village:370More data
Scurry town:829More data
Seagoville city (pt.):29More data
Seven Points city (pt.):47More data
Talty town:3,048More data
Terrell city:21,480More 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
2020:186.11More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:58.08More data
Percent Rural:41.92More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:27.0%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:75.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:19.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:50.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:18.6%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:28.4%More data
65 and Older:10.7%More data
85 and Older:0.8%More data
Median Age:33.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$52,659More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$9,076,697,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$92,814More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:8.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:11.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.8% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$53,833More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$51,937 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$49,533 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,072 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,692 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:4.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.416262More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$25,265,329,671More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$19,125,706,830More data
Total Actual Levy:$79,613,050More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:26.939More data
US Highways:62.087More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:78.789More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:276.756More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:57.333More data
On-System Subtotal:501.904More data
City Streets:391.263More data
Certified County Roads:864.064More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,255.327More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,757.231More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:109.569More data
US Highways:248.348More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:194.334More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:568.548More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:113.686More data
On-System Subtotal:1,234.485More data
City Streets:786.454More data
Certified County Roads:1,743.776More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,530.230More data
County Total:3,764.715More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
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.