Lamb County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

Click the More data link to open a table showing the data item for that row for all 254 Texas counties.

Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:12,898More data
Census 2020:13,045More data
Census 2010:13,977More data
Census 2000:14,709More data
Population of the County Seat (Littlefield)
Census 2020:5,943 
Census 2010:6,372 
Census 2000:6,507 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN LAMB COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
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.
Amherst city:664More data
Earth city:901More data
Littlefield city:5,871More data
Olton city:1,967More data
Springlake town:140More data
Sudan city:939More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,016.2More data
Water Area:1.5More data
Total Area:1,017.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:12.84More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:42.31More data
Percent Rural:57.69More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:57.5%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:37.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:3.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.5%More data
65 and Older:17.3%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:37.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$50,667More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$643,982,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$48,123More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:75.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:12.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$45,871More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$44,710 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$43,457 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$40,780 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,362 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.794300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,587,562,808More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,103,519,314More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,765,254More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN LAMB COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:98.926More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:6.193More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:253.901More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:359.020More data
City Streets:114.398More data
Certified County Roads:1,196.483More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,310.881More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,669.901More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:273.880More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:15.580More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:511.730More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:801.190More data
City Streets:228.796More data
Certified County Roads:2,392.966More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,621.762More data
County Total:3,422.952More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lamb County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Lamb County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Lamb County»

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

Airports in Lamb County.
Hospitals in Lamb County.
Prisons in Lamb County.