Limestone 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 2019:23,437More data
Estimate 2018:23,343 
Estimate 2017:23,391 
Estimate 2016:23,472 
Estimate 2015:23,442 
Estimate 2014:23,529 
Estimate 2013:23,440 
Estimate 2012:23,686 
Estimate 2011:23,591 
Census 2010:23,384More data
Census 2000:22,051More data
Population of the County Seat (Groesbeck)
Census 2010:4,328 
Census 2000:4,291 
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.
Coolidge town:953More data
Groesbeck city:4,253More data
Kosse town:466More data
Mart city (pt.):2More data
Mexia city:7,344More data
Tehuacana town:279More data
Thornton town:524More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:905.3More data
Water Area:27.9More data
Total Area:933.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:25.83More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:46.38More data
Percent Rural:53.62More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.7%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:78.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:17.4%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:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:16.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.4%More data
65 and Older:19.5%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:40.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$35,771More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$841,290,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$43,226More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:22.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:33.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:14.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,681More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,118 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,816 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,165 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,289 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.789200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,041,561,950More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,854,459,615More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,656,669More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$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:27.453More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:96.154More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:251.137More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.919More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:378.663More data
City Streets:119.005More data
Certified County Roads:879.298More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:998.303More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,376.966More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:57.652More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:202.326More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:502.274More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.838More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:770.090More data
City Streets:238.010More data
Certified County Roads:1,757.910More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,995.920More data
County Total:2,766.010More 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):     «Limestone County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Limestone County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Limestone County»

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

Airports in Limestone County.
Hospitals in Limestone County.
Prisons in Limestone County.