Lynn 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 2019:5,951More data
Estimate 2018:5,848 
Estimate 2017:5,832 
Estimate 2016:5,775 
Estimate 2015:5,746 
Estimate 2014:5,798 
Estimate 2013:5,728 
Estimate 2012:5,796 
Estimate 2011:5,886 
Census 2010:5,915More data
Census 2000:6,550More data
Population of the County Seat (Tahoka)
Census 2010:2,673 
Census 2000:2,910 
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.
New Home city:363More data
O'Donnell city (pt.):718More data
Tahoka city:2,649More data
Wilson city:490More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:891.9More data
Water Area:1.6More data
Total Area:893.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:6.63More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:43.28More data
Percent Rural:56.72More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:47.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:49.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.2%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.8%More data
65 and Older:16.9%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:37.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$33,119More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$194,638,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$43,436More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:76.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$47,796More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,943 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,827 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,594 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$35,337 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.770000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$966,330,260More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$439,450,160More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,383,766More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$169,965More data
CY 2018:$222,735 
CY 2017:$106,019 
CY 2016:$97,982 
CY 2015:$106,417 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:64.666More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:3.467More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:241.525More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:8.244More data
On-System Subtotal:317.902More data
City Streets:51.756More data
Certified County Roads:901.458More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:953.214More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,271.116More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:203.038More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:8.820More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:485.058More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:16.488More data
On-System Subtotal:713.404More data
City Streets:103.512More data
Certified County Roads:1,802.916More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,906.428More data
County Total:2,619.832More 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):     «Lynn County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Lynn County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Lynn County»

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

Airports in Lynn County.
Hospitals in Lynn County.
Prisons in Lynn County.