Real 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 2019:3,452More data
Estimate 2018:3,477 
Estimate 2017:3,417 
Estimate 2016:3,399 
Estimate 2015:3,297 
Estimate 2014:3,347 
Estimate 2013:3,318 
Estimate 2012:3,352 
Estimate 2011:3,431 
Census 2010:3,309More data
Census 2000:3,047More data
Population of the County Seat (Leakey)
Census 2010:425 
Census 2000:387 
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:731More data
Leakey city:438More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:699.2More data
Water Area:0.9More data
Total Area:700.1More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:4.73More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:28.2%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:68.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.8%More data
Age - 2019 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:16.4%More data
65 and Older:30.5%More data
85 and Older:2.6%More data
Median Age:52.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$34,687More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$120,642,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$39,506More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:35.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:20.6% 
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 - 2019:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.2 
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
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$161,956More data
CY 2018:$143,100 
CY 2017:$134,416 
CY 2016:$125,416 
CY 2015:$116,886 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:34.749More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:25.356More 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:147.518More data
City Streets:12.291More data
Certified County Roads:165.953More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:178.244More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:325.762More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:69.498More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:50.712More 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:295.036More data
City Streets:24.582More data
Certified County Roads:331.906More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:356.488More data
County Total:651.524More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Real County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.