Marion 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 2019:9,854More data
Estimate 2018:9,915 
Estimate 2017:10,057 
Estimate 2016:10,125 
Estimate 2015:10,136 
Estimate 2014:10,149 
Estimate 2013:10,277 
Estimate 2012:10,374 
Estimate 2011:10,475 
Census 2010:10,546More data
Census 2000:10,941More data
Population of the County Seat (Jefferson)
Census 2010:2,106 
Census 2000:2,024 
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.
Jefferson city:1,915More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:380.9More data
Water Area:39.4More data
Total Area:420.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:27.69More 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:4.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:74.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:21.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:20.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:18.1%More data
65 and Older:26.4%More data
85 and Older:2.6%More data
Median Age:50.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$38,063More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$377,893,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$38,011More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:34.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:14.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$33,565More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,047 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$31,860 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$29,595 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$29,493 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.554933More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,078,333,870More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$703,899,080More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,906,169More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$402,513More data
CY 2018:$531,960 
CY 2017:$333,963 
CY 2016:$296,385 
CY 2015:$342,748 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:11.953More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:53.676More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:84.544More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:150.173More data
City Streets:31.032More data
Certified County Roads:349.901More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:22.123More data
Off-System Subtotal:403.056More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:553.229More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:47.812More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:111.503More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:170.396More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:329.711More data
City Streets:62.064More data
Certified County Roads:702.838More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:44.246More data
Off-System Subtotal:809.148More data
County Total:1,138.859More 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):     «Marion County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Marion County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Marion County»

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

Airports in Marion County.
Hospitals in Marion County.
Prisons in Marion County.