Nolan County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:14,473More data
Estimate 2021:14,600 
Census 2020:14,736More data
Census 2010:15,216More data
Census 2000:15,802More data
Population of the County Seat (Sweetwater)
Census 2020:10,622 
Census 2010:10,906 
Census 2000:11,415 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN NOLAN COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (Census Bureau)
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.):253More data
Roscoe city:1,238More data
Sweetwater city:10,408More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:912.0More data
Water Area:2.0More data
Total Area:914.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:16.16More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:67.34More data
Percent Rural:32.66More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:39.8%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.5%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:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:53.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:4.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.8%More data
65 and Older:18.5%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:38.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$52,629More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$768,228,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$44,342More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:82.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$49,816More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,507 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,936 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,186 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,665 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.537637More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,331,718,098More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,244,321,284More data
Total Actual Levy:$12,062,112More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:31.902More data
US Highways:11.653More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.784More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:120.015More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:64.508More data
On-System Subtotal:290.862More data
City Streets:135.640More data
Certified County Roads:477.301More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:612.941More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:903.803More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:127.608More data
US Highways:45.230More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:144.860More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:242.440More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:129.016More data
On-System Subtotal:689.154More data
City Streets:271.280More data
Certified County Roads:954.602More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,225.882More data
County Total:1,915.036More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Nolan County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.