Liberty County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:101,992More data
Estimate 2021:97,382 
Census 2020:91,628More data
Census 2010:75,643More data
Census 2000:70,154More data
Population of the County Seat (Liberty)
Census 2020:8,279 
Census 2010:8,397 
Census 2000:8,033 
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.
Ames city:1,064More data
Cleveland city (pt.):8,450More data
Daisetta city:1,039More data
Dayton city:9,375More data
Dayton Lakes city:52More data
Devers city:412More data
Hardin city:828More data
Kenefick town:705More data
Liberty city:8,636More data
Mont Belvieu city (pt.):3More data
North Cleveland city:255More data
Old River-Winfree city (pt.):91More data
Plum Grove city:1,422More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,158.4More data
Water Area:18.0More data
Total Area:1,176.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:79.10More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:36.77More data
Percent Rural:63.23More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:37.1%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:52.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:8.2%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:29.5%More data
65 and Older:12.2%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:33.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$42,813More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$4,179,417,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$57,174More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:78.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:9.9% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$51,610More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$48,930 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,694 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$48,195 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$46,375 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:9.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:10.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.554300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$10,695,038,375More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$8,541,734,894More data
Total Actual Levy:$47,346,837More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2022:$5,242,650More data
CY 2021:$4,751,262 
CY 2020:$4,389,965 
CY 2019:$4,684,263 
CY 2018:$4,069,822 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.274More data
US Highways:43.989More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:115.675More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:202.254More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:8.887More data
On-System Subtotal:371.079More data
City Streets:257.839More data
Certified County Roads:973.326More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.099More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,232.264More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,603.343More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:1.240More data
US Highways:177.153More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:267.880More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:407.266More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:17.774More data
On-System Subtotal:871.313More data
City Streets:515.678More data
Certified County Roads:1,946.652More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.198More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,464.528More data
County Total:3,335.841More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Liberty County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Liberty County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Liberty County»

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

Airports in Liberty County.
Hospitals in Liberty County.
Prisons in Liberty County.