Real 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)»
Census 2020:2,758More data
Census 2010:3,309More data
Census 2000:3,047More data
Population of the County Seat (Leakey)
Census 2010:425 
Census 2000:387 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN REAL COUNTY - 2020 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.
Camp Wood city:720More data
Leakey city:431More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:699.2More data
Water Area:0.9More data
Total Area:700.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:3.94More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:25.1%More data
Race - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:80.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:11.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:0.8%More data
Age - 2020 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.2%More data
65 and Older:32.4%More data
85 and Older:2.9%More data
Median Age:53.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2019 (BEA):$36,070More data
Total Personal Income - 2019 (BEA):$124,513,000More data
Median Household Income - 2019 (Census Bureau):$40,834More data
Poverty - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:32.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$27,178More data
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$26,667 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$25,800 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$25,464 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$26,100 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2019
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.500000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,252,117,831More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$507,481,775More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,537,409More data
Preliminary County Rates & Levies for 2020: County Rates & Levies
Preliminary City Rates & Levies for 2020: City Rates & Levies
Preliminary School District Rates & Levies for 2020: School District Rates & Levies
Preliminary Special District Rates & Levies for 2020: Special District Rates & Levies
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2020:$185,392More data
CY 2019:$161,956 
CY 2018:$143,100 
CY 2017:$134,416 
CY 2016:$125,416 
Centerline Miles - 2019
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:34.749More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:25.358More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:87.413More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:147.520More data
City Streets:12.214More data
Certified County Roads:150.287More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:162.501More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:310.021More data
Lane Miles - 2019
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:69.498More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:50.716More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:174.826More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:295.040More data
City Streets:24.428More data
Certified County Roads:300.574More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:325.002More data
County Total:620.042More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2019»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2019»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Real County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Real County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Real County»

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

Airports in Real County.
Hospitals in Real County.
Prisons in Real County.