Rains 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 2019:12,514More data
Estimate 2018:12,147 
Estimate 2017:11,730 
Estimate 2016:11,304 
Estimate 2015:11,136 
Estimate 2014:11,013 
Estimate 2013:11,033 
Estimate 2012:10,939 
Estimate 2011:11,003 
Census 2010:10,914More data
Census 2000:9,139More data
Population of the County Seat (Emory)
Census 2010:1,239 
Census 2000:1,021 
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.
Alba town (pt.):2More data
East Tawakoni city:985More data
Emory city:1,353More data
Point city:926More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:229.5More data
Water Area:29.4More data
Total Area:258.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:47.57More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:6.77More data
Percent Rural:93.23More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:9.2%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%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:85.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:2.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.0%More data
65 and Older:24.5%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:47.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$33,602More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$408,566,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$47,572More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:11.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$32,814More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$30,768 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$29,880 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$29,400 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$28,407 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.640000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,149,547,003More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$713,445,488More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,566,051More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$637,691More data
CY 2018:$605,800 
CY 2017:$549,096 
CY 2016:$531,286 
CY 2015:$498,125 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:20.720More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:27.407More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:85.341More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:133.468More data
City Streets:26.433More data
Certified County Roads:261.947More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:288.380More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:421.848More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:42.948More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:54.814More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:170.682More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:268.444More data
City Streets:52.866More data
Certified County Roads:517.398More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:570.264More data
County Total:838.708More 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):     «Rains County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Rains County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Rains County»

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

Airports in Rains County.
Hospitals in Rains County.
Prisons in Rains County.