Martin 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 2019:5,771More data
Estimate 2018:5,681 
Estimate 2017:5,531 
Estimate 2016:5,616 
Estimate 2015:5,646 
Estimate 2014:5,462 
Estimate 2013:5,272 
Estimate 2012:4,980 
Estimate 2011:4,884 
Census 2010:4,799More data
Census 2000:4,746More data
Population of the County Seat (Stanton)
Census 2010:2,492 
Census 2000:2,556 
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.
Ackerly city (pt.):76More data
Midland city (pt.):0More data
Stanton city:3,000More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:915.0More data
Water Area:0.7More data
Total Area:915.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:5.24More 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:47.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:49.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.8%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:31.1%More data
65 and Older:11.3%More data
85 and Older:1.3%More data
Median Age:32.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$56,021More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$322,287,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$56,484More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:77.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:20.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$54,456More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$52,285 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$48,822 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$48,062 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$48,492 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.380100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,017,872,260More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,736,814,480More data
Total Actual Levy:$18,026,254More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:13.473More data
US Highways:1.375More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:102.516More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:123.091More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:27.369More data
On-System Subtotal:267.824More data
City Streets:32.889More data
Certified County Roads:458.905More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:491.794More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:759.618More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:53.892More data
US Highways:5.500More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:217.464More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:246.182More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:54.738More data
On-System Subtotal:577.776More data
City Streets:65.778More data
Certified County Roads:917.810More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:983.588More data
County Total:1,561.364More 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):     «Martin County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Martin County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Martin County»

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

Airports in Martin County.
Hospitals in Martin County.
Prisons in Martin County.