Terry 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 2019:12,337More data
Estimate 2018:12,344 
Estimate 2017:12,429 
Estimate 2016:12,770 
Estimate 2015:12,759 
Estimate 2014:12,795 
Estimate 2013:12,713 
Estimate 2012:12,632 
Estimate 2011:12,661 
Census 2010:12,651More data
Census 2000:12,761More data
Population of the County Seat (Brownfield)
Census 2010:9,657 
Census 2000:9,488 
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.
Brownfield city:9,314More data
Meadow town:582More data
Wellman city:199More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:888.8More data
Water Area:2.1More data
Total Area:890.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:14.23More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:75.33More data
Percent Rural:24.67More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:55.9%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:38.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:4.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.5%More data
65 and Older:15.1%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:34.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$32,062More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$393,943,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$41,268More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:22.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:32.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:68.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:12.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$46,249More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$45,127 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,748 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,375 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,553 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.702815More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,277,696,805More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$956,544,927More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,722,741More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,188,305More data
CY 2018:$1,588,132 
CY 2017:$1,016,288 
CY 2016:$607,542 
CY 2015:$643,532 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:81.525More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:20.954More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:172.528More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:275.007More data
City Streets:89.976More data
Certified County Roads:966.374More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,056.350More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,331.357More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:240.978More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:41.908More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:345.056More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:627.942More data
City Streets:181.588More data
Certified County Roads:1,932.748More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,114.336More data
County Total:2,742.278More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Terry County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Terry County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Terry County»

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

Airports in Terry County.
Hospitals in Terry County.
Prisons in Terry County.