Somervell 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 2019:9,128More data
Estimate 2018:9,030 
Estimate 2017:8,855 
Estimate 2016:8,671 
Estimate 2015:8,618 
Estimate 2014:8,559 
Estimate 2013:8,566 
Estimate 2012:8,554 
Estimate 2011:8,426 
Census 2010:8,490More data
Census 2000:6,809More data
Population of the County Seat (Glen Rose)
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:2,699More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:186.5More data
Water Area:5.5More data
Total Area:192.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:45.52More 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:18.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.6%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:77.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.4%More data
65 and Older:18.9%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:42.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$45,756More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$412,536,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$63,929More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:14.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:23.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$59,912More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$56,783 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$59,142 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$59,497 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$58,970 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.489232More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,826,470,943More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,340,246,729More data
Total Actual Levy:$11,449,236More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:20.162More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:12.156More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:57.638More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.410More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:91.366More data
City Streets:23.909More data
Certified County Roads:151.417More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:175.326More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:266.692More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:54.727More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:24.312More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:115.276More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.820More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:197.135More data
City Streets:47.818More data
Certified County Roads:302.834More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:350.652More data
County Total:547.787More 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):     «Somervell County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.