Swisher 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 2019:7,397More data
Estimate 2018:7,413 
Estimate 2017:7,446 
Estimate 2016:7,428 
Estimate 2015:7,477 
Estimate 2014:7,554 
Estimate 2013:7,720 
Estimate 2012:7,845 
Estimate 2011:7,804 
Census 2010:7,854More data
Census 2000:8,378More data
Population of the County Seat (Tulia)
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.):597More data
Kress city:681More data
Tulia city:4,655More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:890.2More data
Water Area:10.5More data
Total Area:900.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:8.82More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:62.43More data
Percent Rural:37.57More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:44.6%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:45.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.6%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.1%More data
65 and Older:17.7%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:36.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$41,977More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$313,232,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$43,084More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:73.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:12.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$36,306More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$34,891 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,922 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$32,794 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$31,935 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.820000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$732,798,417More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$322,447,483More data
Total Actual Levy:$2,642,365More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$168,870More data
CY 2018:$204,365 
CY 2017:$175,296 
CY 2016:$159,354 
CY 2015:$154,855 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:31.401More data
US Highways:18.699More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:33.266More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:203.399More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:62.808More data
On-System Subtotal:349.573More data
City Streets:59.868More data
Certified County Roads:939.672More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:999.540More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,349.113More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:125.604More data
US Highways:73.086More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:70.696More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:409.372More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:125.616More data
On-System Subtotal:804.374More data
City Streets:119.736More data
Certified County Roads:1,879.344More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,999.080More data
County Total:2,803.454More 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):     «Swisher County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.