Live Oak 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 2019:12,207More data
Estimate 2018:12,148 
Estimate 2017:12,146 
Estimate 2016:12,023 
Estimate 2015:12,173 
Estimate 2014:12,057 
Estimate 2013:11,817 
Estimate 2012:11,655 
Estimate 2011:11,507 
Census 2010:11,531More data
Census 2000:12,309More data
Population of the County Seat (George West)
Census 2010:2,445 
Census 2000:2,524 
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.
George West city:2,562More data
Three Rivers city:1,949More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,039.7More data
Water Area:39.2More data
Total Area:1,078.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:11.09More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:40.5%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.8%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:1.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:53.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.9%More data
65 and Older:20.6%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:41.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$35,636More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$433,544,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$48,814More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:79.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:13.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$55,304More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$53,684 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$50,372 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$50,002 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$43,483 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.520250More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,476,703,539More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,370,308,577More data
Total Actual Levy:$0More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$2,106,394More data
CY 2018:$1,688,050 
CY 2017:$1,651,980 
CY 2016:$1,605,890 
CY 2015:$3,141,970 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:44.266More data
US Highways:75.464More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:22.618More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:201.540More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:72.211More data
On-System Subtotal:416.099More data
City Streets:44.312More data
Certified County Roads:502.830More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:13.467More data
Off-System Subtotal:560.609More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:976.708More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:177.064More data
US Highways:236.187More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:47.293More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:403.080More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:144.422More data
On-System Subtotal:1,008.046More data
City Streets:88.624More data
Certified County Roads:1,005.660More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:26.934More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,121.218More data
County Total:2,129.264More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Live Oak County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Live Oak County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Live Oak County»

Special Districts in Live Oak County.
School Districts in Live Oak County.
History of City Tax Rates in Live Oak County.

Airports in Live Oak County.
Hospitals in Live Oak County.
Prisons in Live Oak County.