Panola 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 2019:23,194More data
Estimate 2018:23,142 
Estimate 2017:23,211 
Estimate 2016:23,419 
Estimate 2015:23,667 
Estimate 2014:23,750 
Estimate 2013:23,790 
Estimate 2012:24,001 
Estimate 2011:24,007 
Census 2010:23,796More data
Census 2000:22,756More data
Population of the County Seat (Carthage)
Census 2010:6,779 
Census 2000:6,664 
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.
Beckville city:823More data
Carthage city:6,431More data
Gary City town:300More data
Tatum city (pt.):268More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:811.4More data
Water Area:10.0More data
Total Area:821.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:29.33More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:27.28More data
Percent Rural:72.72More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:8.9%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%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:72.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.6%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.3%More data
65 and Older:19.2%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:40.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$43,508More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,007,115,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$51,192More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$47,910More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$45,194 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$42,945 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$43,779 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$46,601 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.624700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,278,566,440More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,309,398,030More data
Total Actual Levy:$20,672,103More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$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:64.922More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:48.503More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:204.070More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:317.495More data
City Streets:66.425More data
Certified County Roads:604.536More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:670.961More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:988.456More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:241.906More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:123.712More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:408.140More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:773.758More data
City Streets:132.850More data
Certified County Roads:1,209.072More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,341.922More data
County Total:2,115.680More 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):     «Panola County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Panola County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Panola County»

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

Airports in Panola County.
Hospitals in Panola County.
Prisons in Panola County.