Panola County Profile

Compiled by
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 2021:22,675More data
Census 2020:22,491More data
Census 2010:23,796More data
Census 2000:22,756More data
Population of the County Seat (Carthage)
Census 2020:6,569 
Census 2010:6,779 
Census 2000:6,664 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN PANOLA 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.
Beckville city:736More data
Carthage city:6,533More data
Gary City town:338More data
Tatum city (pt.):187More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:811.4More data
Water Area:10.0More data
Total Area:821.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:27.72More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:27.28More data
Percent Rural:72.72More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:9.5%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:15.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%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:72.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:15.4%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.1%More data
65 and Older:20.3%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:41.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$47,191More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$1,094,229,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$51,936More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$50,185More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$48,341 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$49,486 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$47,910 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$45,194 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.608100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,168,766,131More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,043,740,292More data
Total Actual Levy:$24,588,963More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:65.007More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:48.502More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:204.066More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.149More data
On-System Subtotal:317.724More data
City Streets:66.364More data
Certified County Roads:604.057More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:670.421More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:988.145More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:242.212More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:124.099More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:408.132More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.149More data
On-System Subtotal:774.592More data
City Streets:132.728More data
Certified County Roads:1,208.114More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,340.842More data
County Total:2,115.434More 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):     «Panola County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.