Moore County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

Click the More data link to open a table showing the data item for that row for all 254 Texas counties.

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 2019:20,940More data
Estimate 2018:21,083 
Estimate 2017:21,604 
Estimate 2016:21,641 
Estimate 2015:21,725 
Estimate 2014:21,986 
Estimate 2013:22,146 
Estimate 2012:22,430 
Estimate 2011:22,070 
Census 2010:21,904More data
Census 2000:20,121More data
Population of the County Seat (Dumas)
Census 2010:14,691 
Census 2000:13,747 
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.
Cactus city:3,245More data
Dumas city:13,827More data
Fritch city (pt.):8More data
Sunray city:1,812More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:899.7More data
Water Area:9.9More data
Total Area:909.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:24.35More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:83.19More data
Percent Rural:16.81More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:57.0%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:6.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:31.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:32.0%More data
65 and Older:10.9%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:31.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$41,275More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$886,792,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$53,785More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:66.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:14.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$46,724More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$45,318 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$44,246 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,719 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$42,107 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.527517More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,701,995,431More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,205,676,048More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,618,998More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$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:41.349More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:31.390More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:126.369More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:3.109More data
On-System Subtotal:202.217More data
City Streets:94.495More data
Certified County Roads:336.134More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:8.017More data
Off-System Subtotal:438.646More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:640.863More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:150.508More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:65.920More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:256.738More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:7.392More data
On-System Subtotal:480.558More data
City Streets:192.096More data
Certified County Roads:672.268More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:12.278More data
Off-System Subtotal:876.642More data
County Total:1,357.200More 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):     «Moore County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Moore County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Moore County»

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

Airports in Moore County.
Hospitals in Moore County.
Prisons in Moore County.