Motley 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 2019:1,200More data
Estimate 2018:1,232 
Estimate 2017:1,226 
Estimate 2016:1,170 
Estimate 2015:1,146 
Estimate 2014:1,149 
Estimate 2013:1,192 
Estimate 2012:1,197 
Estimate 2011:1,200 
Census 2010:1,210More data
Census 2000:1,426More data
Population of the County Seat (Matador)
Census 2010:607 
Census 2000:740 
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.
Matador town:611More data
Roaring Springs town:231More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:989.6More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:989.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:1.22More 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:17.7%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:2.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:78.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.9%More data
65 and Older:30.3%More data
85 and Older:3.7%More data
Median Age:48.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$28,938More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$35,710,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$41,009More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:30.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$28,729More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$26,713 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$26,477 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$26,566 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$25,310 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.664210More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$350,819,689More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$118,659,959More data
Total Actual Levy:$788,151More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$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:31.525More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:36.771More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:96.795More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:165.091More data
City Streets:23.360More data
Certified County Roads:238.171More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:261.531More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:426.622More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:63.050More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:73.542More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:194.172More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:330.764More data
City Streets:46.720More data
Certified County Roads:476.342More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:523.062More data
County Total:853.826More 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):     «Motley County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Motley County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Motley County»

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

Airports in Motley County.
Hospitals in Motley County.
Prisons in Motley County.