Leon County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:15,959More data
Census 2020:15,719More data
Census 2010:16,801More data
Census 2000:15,335More data
Population of the County Seat (Centerville)
Census 2020:905 
Census 2010:892 
Census 2000:903 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN LEON 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.
Buffalo city:1,789More data
Centerville city:921More data
Jewett city:797More data
Leona city:157More data
Marquez city:182More data
Normangee town (pt.):445More data
Oakwood town (pt.):366More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,073.2More data
Water Area:7.5More data
Total Area:1,080.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:14.65More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:16.1%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:7.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:74.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:6.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.0%More data
65 and Older:24.4%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:44.8More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$42,878More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$750,062,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$52,878More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$60,479More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$54,278 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$55,633 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$53,551 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$47,477 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:7.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:6.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.443095More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,909,173,658More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,263,229,688More data
Total Actual Levy:$10,028,258More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$1,200,366More data
CY 2020:$1,309,444 
CY 2019:$1,537,157 
CY 2018:$1,236,087 
CY 2017:$1,401,504 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN LEON COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:28.511More data
US Highways:41.657More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:74.153More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:207.520More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:37.917More data
On-System Subtotal:389.758More data
City Streets:63.364More data
Certified County Roads:604.365More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:667.729More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,057.487More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:114.044More data
US Highways:86.094More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:148.306More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:415.040More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:75.834More data
On-System Subtotal:839.318More data
City Streets:126.728More data
Certified County Roads:1,208.730More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,335.458More data
County Total:2,174.776More 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):     «Leon County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Leon County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Leon County»

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

Airports in Leon County.
Hospitals in Leon County.
Prisons in Leon County.