Palo Pinto County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:28,686More data
Census 2020:28,409More data
Census 2010:28,111More data
Census 2000:27,026More data
Population of the County Seat (Palo Pinto)
Census 2020:276 
Census 2010:333 
Census 2000:Unknown 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN PALO PINTO COUNTY - 2021 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.
Gordon city:474More data
Graford city:685More data
Mineral Wells city (pt.):14,741More data
Mingus city:230More data
Strawn city:549More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:952.6More data
Water Area:33.0More data
Total Area:985.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:29.82More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:49.78More data
Percent Rural:50.22More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:21.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:73.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.3%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.2%More data
65 and Older:20.2%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:41.3More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$45,095More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$1,322,179,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$59,450More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$45,202More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,971 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$46,122 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$45,001 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,969 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:7.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.392145More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,929,430,139More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,783,469,477More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,836,687More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$1,966,987More data
CY 2020:$1,732,186 
CY 2019:$1,531,851 
CY 2018:$1,382,635 
CY 2017:$1,356,151 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN PALO PINTO COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:20.568More data
US Highways:68.274More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:93.670More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:148.446More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:11.674More data
Frontage Roads:41.376More data
On-System Subtotal:384.008More data
City Streets:164.417More data
Certified County Roads:415.385More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:579.802More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:963.810More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:82.272More data
US Highways:154.869More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:196.642More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:297.043More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:23.348More data
Frontage Roads:82.752More data
On-System Subtotal:836.926More data
City Streets:333.176More data
Certified County Roads:830.770More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,163.946More data
County Total:2,000.872More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Palo Pinto County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Palo Pinto County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Palo Pinto County»

Special Districts in Palo Pinto County.
School Districts in Palo Pinto County.
History of City Tax Rates in Palo Pinto County.

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