Parmer 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 2019:9,605More data
Estimate 2018:9,719 
Estimate 2017:9,710 
Estimate 2016:9,762 
Estimate 2015:9,794 
Estimate 2014:9,952 
Estimate 2013:9,986 
Estimate 2012:10,184 
Estimate 2011:10,276 
Census 2010:10,269More data
Census 2000:10,016More data
Population of the County Seat (Farwell)
Census 2010:1,363 
Census 2000:1,364 
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.
Bovina city:1,777More data
Farwell city:1,291More data
Friona city:3,808More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:880.8More data
Water Area:4.4More data
Total Area:885.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:11.66More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:39.98More data
Percent Rural:60.02More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:64.3%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:33.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.6%More data
65 and Older:13.7%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:34.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$44,981More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$443,690,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$50,539More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:70.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,659More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,145 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,602 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,434 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$36,678 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:2.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:2.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:2.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.549200More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,620,263,705More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$826,773,982More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,540,645More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$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:49.150More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:59.087More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:144.221More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.196More data
On-System Subtotal:253.654More data
City Streets:49.441More data
Certified County Roads:1,063.556More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,112.997More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,366.651More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:198.088More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:123.174More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.930More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:2.392More data
On-System Subtotal:613.584More data
City Streets:98.882More data
Certified County Roads:2,127.112More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,225.994More data
County Total:2,839.578More 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):     «Parmer County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Parmer County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Parmer County»

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

Airports in Parmer County.
Hospitals in Parmer County.
Prisons in Parmer County.