Rains 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 2021:12,509More data
Census 2020:12,164More data
Census 2010:10,914More data
Census 2000:9,139More data
Population of the County Seat (Emory)
Census 2020:1,251 
Census 2010:1,239 
Census 2000:1,021 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN RAINS 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.
Alba town (pt.):0More data
East Tawakoni city:850More data
Emory city:1,291More data
Point city:765More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:229.5More data
Water Area:29.4More data
Total Area:258.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:53.01More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:6.77More data
Percent Rural:93.23More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:10.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:83.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.6%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.8%More data
65 and Older:25.2%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:48.0More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$38,200More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$479,485,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$59,195More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$37,368More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$35,774 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$34,052 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$32,814 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$30,768 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:3.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.589400More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,665,846,879More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,037,681,759More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,116,096More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$867,299More data
CY 2020:$739,074 
CY 2019:$637,691 
CY 2018:$605,800 
CY 2017:$549,096 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN RAINS COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:20.755More 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:133.503More data
City Streets:28.844More data
Certified County Roads:260.979More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:289.823More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:423.326More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:43.018More 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:268.514More data
City Streets:57.688More data
Certified County Roads:521.958More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:579.646More data
County Total:848.160More 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):     «Rains County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.