Smith 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)»
Estimate 2021:237,186More data
Census 2020:233,479More data
Census 2010:209,714More data
Census 2000:174,706More data
Population of the County Seat (Tyler)
Census 2020:105,995 
Census 2010:96,900 
Census 2000:83,650 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN SMITH 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.
Arp city:926More data
Bullard town (pt.):3,657More data
Hideaway city:3,251More data
Lindale city:6,313More data
New Chapel Hill city:626More data
Noonday city:616More data
Overton city (pt.):161More data
Troup city (pt.):1,987More data
Tyler city:107,192More data
Whitehouse city:8,734More data
Winona town:643More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:921.5More data
Water Area:28.3More data
Total Area:949.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:253.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:68.39More data
Percent Rural:31.61More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.7%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:77.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:17.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:58.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:17.2%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.3%More data
65 and Older:17.1%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:37.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$57,076More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$13,458,913,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$60,735More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:27.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$51,805More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$49,365 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$46,803 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$45,429 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$44,329 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.335000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$23,923,298,266More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$20,441,477,446More data
Total Actual Levy:$68,478,949More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$24,555,337More data
CY 2020:$20,924,064 
CY 2019:$19,990,458 
CY 2018:$18,824,293 
CY 2017:$17,437,867 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN SMITH COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:36.130More data
US Highways:60.862More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:172.375More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:298.922More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.811More data
Frontage Roads:21.863More data
On-System Subtotal:593.963More data
City Streets:682.520More data
Certified County Roads:1,152.751More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:36.795More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,872.066More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,466.029More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:144.520More data
US Highways:243.773More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:548.543More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:628.206More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.781More data
Frontage Roads:42.202More data
On-System Subtotal:1,615.025More data
City Streets:1,409.660More data
Certified County Roads:2,307.324More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:69.138More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,786.122More data
County Total:5,401.147More 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):     «Smith County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Smith County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Smith County»

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

Airports in Smith County.
Hospitals in Smith County.
Prisons in Smith County.