Sutton 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 Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:3,221More data
Estimate 2022:3,232 
Estimate 2021:3,291 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.3,372More data
Census 2010:4,128More data
Census 2000:4,077More data
Population of the County Seat (Sonora)
Census 2020:2,502 
Census 2010:3,027 
Census 2000:2,924 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN SUTTON COUNTY - 2023 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.
Sonora city:2,391More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,453.9More data
Water Area:0.5More data
Total Area:1,454.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:2.32More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:65.9%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:32.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:0.7%More data
Age - 2023 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:23.8%More data
65 and Older:21.3%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:41.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$69,018More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$222,032,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$68,838More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:80.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.3% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$67,580More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$63,118 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$63,402 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$60,928 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$66,193 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:5.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:8.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:9.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.665752More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$1,761,564,622More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$721,503,067More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,800,359More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:53.845More data
US Highways:31.459More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:4.897More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:126.191More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.263More data
On-System Subtotal:240.655More data
City Streets:24.063More data
Certified County Roads:178.674More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:202.737More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:443.392More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:215.380More data
US Highways:63.458More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:10.585More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:253.375More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:48.526More data
On-System Subtotal:591.324More data
City Streets:48.126More data
Certified County Roads:357.348More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:405.474More data
County Total:996.798More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture Report 2022»     «2022 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Sutton County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Sutton County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Sutton County»

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

Airports in Sutton County.
Hospitals in Sutton County.
Prisons in Sutton County.