Montague 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 2019:19,818More data
Estimate 2018:19,584 
Estimate 2017:19,399 
Estimate 2016:19,390 
Estimate 2015:19,252 
Estimate 2014:19,365 
Estimate 2013:19,387 
Estimate 2012:19,477 
Estimate 2011:19,759 
Census 2010:19,719More data
Census 2000:19,117More data
Population of the County Seat (Montague)
Census 2010:304 
Census 2000:Unknown 
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.
Bowie city:5,114More data
Nocona city:3,002More data
St. Jo city:1,030More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:930.9More data
Water Area:7.4More data
Total Area:938.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:21.18More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:41.06More data
Percent Rural:58.94More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:11.0%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:0.8%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:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:85.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.6%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.7%More data
65 and Older:22.0%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:43.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$42,074More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$824,484,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$50,542More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,779More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$39,641 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$37,319 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,698 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$40,695 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.550000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,505,784,309More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,857,478,772More data
Total Actual Levy:$10,216,133More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:74.908More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.190More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:231.172More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:27.299More data
On-System Subtotal:385.569More data
City Streets:93.379More data
Certified County Roads:777.229More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:870.608More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,256.177More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:221.040More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:111.164More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:462.768More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:54.598More data
On-System Subtotal:849.570More data
City Streets:186.758More data
Certified County Roads:1,554.458More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,741.216More data
County Total:2,590.786More 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):     «Montague County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Montague County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Montague County»

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

Airports in Montague County.
Hospitals in Montague County.
Prisons in Montague County.