Lamb 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 2019:12,893More data
Estimate 2018:13,103 
Estimate 2017:13,165 
Estimate 2016:13,195 
Estimate 2015:13,259 
Estimate 2014:13,484 
Estimate 2013:13,663 
Estimate 2012:13,863 
Estimate 2011:14,059 
Census 2010:13,977More data
Census 2000:14,709More data
Population of the County Seat (Littlefield)
Census 2010:6,372 
Census 2000:6,507 
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:678More data
Earth city:991More data
Littlefield city:5,962More data
Olton city:2,104More data
Springlake town:104More data
Sudan city:910More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,016.2More data
Water Area:1.5More data
Total Area:1,017.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:13.75More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:42.31More data
Percent Rural:57.69More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:55.9%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:39.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.8%More data
65 and Older:16.8%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:36.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$38,247More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$503,257,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$42,700More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:20.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:27.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:74.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$40,780More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,362 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$37,008 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,653 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,467 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:8.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.794300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,278,693,116More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,004,679,368More data
Total Actual Levy:$7,980,168More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$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:98.916More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:6.193More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:253.900More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:359.009More data
City Streets:114.398More data
Certified County Roads:1,196.411More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,310.809More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,669.818More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:273.862More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:15.580More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:509.734More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:799.176More data
City Streets:228.796More data
Certified County Roads:2,392.822More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,621.618More data
County Total:3,420.794More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lamb County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.