Swisher 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 2022:6,881More data
Estimate 2021:6,996 
Census 2020:6,971More data
Census 2010:7,854More data
Census 2000:8,378More data
Population of the County Seat (Tulia)
Census 2020:4,473 
Census 2010:4,967 
Census 2000:5,117 
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.
Happy town (pt.):550More data
Kress city:590More data
Tulia city:4,389More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:890.2More data
Water Area:10.5More data
Total Area:900.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:7.83More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:62.43More data
Percent Rural:37.57More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:46.2%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:86.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:43.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.9%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.9%More data
65 and Older:17.4%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:36.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$72,623More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$508,943,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$45,509More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:20.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:72.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$39,513More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,172 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,412 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$36,306 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$34,891 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.715000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$868,638,473More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$439,527,332More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,142,620More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$225,730More data
CY 2021:$221,282 
CY 2020:$193,683 
CY 2019:$168,870 
CY 2018:$204,365 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:31.418More data
US Highways:19.041More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:33.268More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:203.541More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:62.762More data
On-System Subtotal:350.030More data
City Streets:59.873More data
Certified County Roads:939.661More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:999.534More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,349.564More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:125.672More data
US Highways:74.452More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:69.628More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:409.102More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:125.524More data
On-System Subtotal:804.378More data
City Streets:119.746More data
Certified County Roads:1,879.322More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,999.068More data
County Total:2,803.446More 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):     «Swisher County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Swisher County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Swisher County»

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

Airports in Swisher County.
Hospitals in Swisher County.
Prisons in Swisher County.