Pecos County Profile

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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 2021:15,118More data
Census 2020:15,193More data
Census 2010:15,507More data
Census 2000:16,809More data
Population of the County Seat (Fort Stockton)
Census 2020:8,466 
Census 2010:8,283 
Census 2000:7,846 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN PECOS 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.
Fort Stockton city:8,423More data
Iraan city:1,037More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:4,763.8More data
Water Area:1.0More data
Total Area:4,764.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:3.19More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:60.22More data
Percent Rural:39.78More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:70.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:23.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:4.3%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.9%More data
65 and Older:13.4%More data
85 and Older:1.3%More data
Median Age:36.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$40,391More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$634,872,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$52,792More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:72.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:11.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$51,920More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$51,136 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$50,303 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$47,626 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$45,501 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:7.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.777000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,690,250,131More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,108,616,972More data
Total Actual Levy:$31,923,954More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN PECOS COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:100.307More data
US Highways:197.642More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:65.610More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:205.684More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:149.407More data
On-System Subtotal:718.650More data
City Streets:94.014More data
Certified County Roads:519.828More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:613.842More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,332.492More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:401.228More data
US Highways:419.300More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:150.607More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:414.139More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:298.814More data
On-System Subtotal:1,684.088More data
City Streets:188.028More data
Certified County Roads:1,039.656More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,227.684More data
County Total:2,911.772More 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):     «Pecos County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Pecos County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Pecos County»

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

Airports in Pecos County.
Hospitals in Pecos County.
Prisons in Pecos County.