Menard 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 2019:2,138More data
Estimate 2018:2,120 
Estimate 2017:2,110 
Estimate 2016:2,091 
Estimate 2015:2,134 
Estimate 2014:2,128 
Estimate 2013:2,137 
Estimate 2012:2,204 
Estimate 2011:2,214 
Census 2010:2,242More data
Census 2000:2,360More data
Population of the County Seat (Menard)
Census 2010:1,471 
Census 2000:1,653 
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.
Menard city:1,404More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:902.0More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:902.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:2.49More 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:36.7%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:60.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.7%More data
65 and Older:31.7%More data
85 and Older:5.1%More data
Median Age:53.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$35,311More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$75,530,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$35,881More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:21.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:40.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$28,493More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$27,216 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$26,381 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$26,200 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$26,164 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.756060More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,091,932,220More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$207,755,740More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,570,591More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$70,180More data
CY 2018:$60,530 
CY 2017:$67,308 
CY 2016:$58,785 
CY 2015:$56,496 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:63.067More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:16.916More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:89.795More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:169.778More data
City Streets:23.321More data
Certified County Roads:130.537More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:153.858More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:323.636More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:134.478More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:34.145More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:179.590More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:348.213More data
City Streets:46.642More data
Certified County Roads:254.046More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:300.688More data
County Total:648.901More 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):     «Menard County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Menard County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Menard County»

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

Airports in Menard County.
Hospitals in Menard County.
Prisons in Menard County.