Somervell 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 2022:9,757More data
Estimate 2021:9,472 
Census 2020:9,204More data
Census 2010:8,490More data
Census 2000:6,809More data
Population of the County Seat (Glen Rose)
Census 2020:2,659 
Census 2010:2,444 
Census 2000:2,122 
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.
Glen Rose city:2,817More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:186.4More data
Water Area:5.5More data
Total Area:191.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:49.38More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:17.9%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:77.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.6%More data
65 and Older:19.8%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:42.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$54,826More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$519,147,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$68,280More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:28.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$66,118More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$66,457 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$65,884 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$59,912 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$56,783 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.498000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,326,441,473More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,525,348,558More data
Total Actual Levy:$12,576,236More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:20.204More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:12.154More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:57.637More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.410More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:91.405More data
City Streets:25.917More data
Certified County Roads:152.185More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:178.102More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:269.507More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:57.097More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:24.308More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:115.274More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.820More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:199.499More data
City Streets:51.834More data
Certified County Roads:304.370More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:356.204More data
County Total:555.703More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Somervell County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Somervell County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Somervell County»

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

Airports in Somervell County.
Hospitals in Somervell County.
Prisons in Somervell County.