Palo Pinto County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2019:29,189More data
Estimate 2018:28,874 
Estimate 2017:28,544 
Estimate 2016:28,125 
Estimate 2015:27,966 
Estimate 2014:28,041 
Estimate 2013:27,886 
Estimate 2012:27,867 
Estimate 2011:28,062 
Census 2010:28,111More data
Census 2000:27,026More data
Population of the County Seat (Palo Pinto)
Census 2010:333 
Census 2000:Unknown 
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:484More data
Graford city:611More data
Mineral Wells city (pt.):14,866More data
Mingus city:250More data
Strawn city:660More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:951.8More data
Water Area:33.7More data
Total Area:985.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:29.53More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:49.78More data
Percent Rural:50.22More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.2%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:74.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.3%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.2%More data
65 and Older:19.5%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:41.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$39,125More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,129,721,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$46,067More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$45,001More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,969 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,363 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$41,488 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$42,171 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.400000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,466,912,294More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,031,946,991More data
Total Actual Levy:$12,127,788More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,531,851More data
CY 2018:$1,382,635 
CY 2017:$1,356,151 
CY 2016:$1,345,871 
CY 2015:$1,465,784 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:20.569More data
US Highways:68.276More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:93.669More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:148.445More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:9.144More data
Frontage Roads:41.377More data
On-System Subtotal:381.480More data
City Streets:163.320More data
Certified County Roads:418.987More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:582.307More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:963.787More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:82.276More data
US Highways:154.875More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:187.716More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:297.478More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:18.288More data
Frontage Roads:82.754More data
On-System Subtotal:823.387More data
City Streets:330.982More data
Certified County Roads:837.974More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,168.956More data
County Total:1,992.343More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
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 (Beta)»
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.

Airports in Palo Pinto County.
Hospitals in Palo Pinto County.
Prisons in Palo Pinto County.