Liberty 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 2019:88,219More data
Estimate 2018:85,802 
Estimate 2017:83,597 
Estimate 2016:81,354 
Estimate 2015:79,537 
Estimate 2014:78,045 
Estimate 2013:76,849 
Estimate 2012:76,370 
Estimate 2011:75,990 
Census 2010:75,643More data
Census 2000:70,154More data
Population of the County Seat (Liberty)
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:1,154More data
Cleveland city (pt.):8,193More data
Daisetta city:1,102More data
Dayton city:8,336More data
Dayton Lakes city:102More data
Devers city:514More data
Hardin city:913More data
Kenefick town:667More data
Liberty city:9,349More data
Mont Belvieu city (pt.):0More data
North Cleveland city:286More data
Old River-Winfree city (pt.):127More data
Plum Grove city:692More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,158.4More data
Water Area:17.9More data
Total Area:1,176.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:65.30More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:36.77More data
Percent Rural:63.23More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:26.8%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:10.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:9.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:12.8%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:35.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$37,237More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$3,214,378,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$52,577More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:77.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:9.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$46,375More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$43,473 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,324 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,077 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$41,971 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:5.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:7.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.578800More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,554,904,022More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$6,096,686,799More data
Total Actual Levy:$35,287,623More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$4,684,263More data
CY 2018:$4,069,822 
CY 2017:$3,520,712 
CY 2016:$3,463,325 
CY 2015:$3,675,239 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.274More data
US Highways:43.971More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:115.682More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:202.213More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:8.871More data
On-System Subtotal:371.011More data
City Streets:244.228More data
Certified County Roads:742.385More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:2.144More data
Off-System Subtotal:988.757More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,359.768More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:1.096More data
US Highways:177.081More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:269.532More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:407.184More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:17.742More data
On-System Subtotal:872.635More data
City Streets:488.456More data
Certified County Roads:1,484.770More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:3.189More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,976.415More data
County Total:2,849.050More 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):     «Liberty County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.