Milam 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 2019:24,823More data
Estimate 2018:25,045 
Estimate 2017:24,939 
Estimate 2016:24,680 
Estimate 2015:24,362 
Estimate 2014:24,143 
Estimate 2013:24,090 
Estimate 2012:24,114 
Estimate 2011:24,607 
Census 2010:24,757More data
Census 2000:24,238More data
Population of the County Seat (Cameron)
Census 2010:5,552 
Census 2000:5,634 
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.
Buckholts town:522More data
Cameron city:5,464More data
Milano city:421More data
Rockdale city:5,503More data
Thorndale city (pt.):1,300More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,016.7More data
Water Area:4.6More data
Total Area:1,021.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:24.35More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:43.82More data
Percent Rural:56.18More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:26.8%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:62.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:8.6%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.6%More data
65 and Older:20.3%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:41.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$36,135More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$908,101,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$46,720More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:13.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,591More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,948 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$43,988 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$46,899 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$45,158 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:5.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.730000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,510,334,244More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,529,222,490More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,163,324More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,237,044More data
CY 2018:$965,035 
CY 2017:$992,297 
CY 2016:$1,097,313 
CY 2015:$1,143,244 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:98.656More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:6.061More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:229.252More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:333.969More data
City Streets:131.720More data
Certified County Roads:792.663More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:924.383More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,258.352More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:236.816More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:12.122More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:458.504More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:707.442More data
City Streets:263.440More data
Certified County Roads:1,585.326More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,848.766More data
County Total:2,556.208More 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):     «Milam County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Milam County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Milam County»

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

Airports in Milam County.
Hospitals in Milam County.
Prisons in Milam County.