Taylor County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:145,163More data
Estimate 2021:143,942 
Census 2020:143,205More data
Census 2010:131,506More data
Census 2000:126,555More data
Population of the County Seat (Abilene)
Census 2020:125,182 
Census 2010:117,063 
Census 2000:115,930 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN TAYLOR COUNTY - 2022 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.
Abilene city (pt.):121,722More data
Buffalo Gap town:589More data
Impact town:21More data
Lawn town:311More data
Merkel town:2,430More data
Trent town:292More data
Tuscola city:838More data
Tye city:1,197More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:915.5More data
Water Area:3.8More data
Total Area:919.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:156.42More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:83.97More data
Percent Rural:16.03More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:26.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:85.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:3.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:61.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.4%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.9%More data
65 and Older:14.7%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:32.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$58,316More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$8,358,224,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$53,820More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:27.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$47,446More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,215 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,118 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,473 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,495 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.607000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$11,531,403,041More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$10,108,575,294More data
Total Actual Levy:$61,359,052More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:32.348More data
US Highways:84.391More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:51.448More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:209.629More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.637More data
Frontage Roads:103.380More data
On-System Subtotal:481.833More data
City Streets:712.305More data
Certified County Roads:683.168More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,395.473More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,877.306More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:129.392More data
US Highways:246.766More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:171.292More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:439.483More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.274More data
Frontage Roads:207.301More data
On-System Subtotal:1,195.508More data
City Streets:1,538.341More data
Certified County Roads:1,366.336More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,904.677More data
County Total:4,100.185More 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):     «Taylor County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Taylor County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Taylor County»

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

Airports in Taylor County.
Hospitals in Taylor County.
Prisons in Taylor County.