Nolan 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 2019:14,714More data
Estimate 2018:14,799 
Estimate 2017:14,854 
Estimate 2016:15,044 
Estimate 2015:15,111 
Estimate 2014:15,126 
Estimate 2013:15,068 
Estimate 2012:14,932 
Estimate 2011:15,143 
Census 2010:15,216More data
Census 2000:15,802More data
Population of the County Seat (Sweetwater)
Census 2010:10,906 
Census 2000:11,415 
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.
Blackwell city (pt.):295More data
Roscoe city:1,285More data
Sweetwater city:10,469More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:912.0More data
Water Area:2.0More data
Total Area:913.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:16.68More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:67.34More data
Percent Rural:32.66More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:38.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:54.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.1%More data
65 and Older:18.3%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:37.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$43,087More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$635,579,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$42,522More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:81.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,186More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,665 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,619 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,265 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,246 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.531656More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,044,614,460More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,176,132,125More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,554,087More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:31.902More data
US Highways:11.586More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.783More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:120.014More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:64.505More data
On-System Subtotal:290.790More data
City Streets:134.287More data
Certified County Roads:473.877More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:608.164More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:898.954More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:127.608More data
US Highways:45.066More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:145.981More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:242.438More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:129.010More data
On-System Subtotal:690.103More data
City Streets:268.574More data
Certified County Roads:947.754More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,216.328More data
County Total:1,906.431More 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):     «Nolan County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Nolan County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Nolan County»

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

Airports in Nolan County.
Hospitals in Nolan County.
Prisons in Nolan County.