Van Zandt County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:62,859More data
Estimate 2021:61,200 
Census 2020:59,541More data
Census 2010:52,579More data
Census 2000:48,140More data
Population of the County Seat (Canton)
Census 2020:4,229 
Census 2010:3,581 
Census 2000:3,292 
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.
Canton city:4,561More data
Edgewood town:1,689More data
Edom city:356More data
Fruitvale city:500More data
Grand Saline city:3,219More data
Van city:2,816More data
Wills Point city:3,933More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:842.6More data
Water Area:17.1More data
Total Area:859.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:70.67More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:24.98More data
Percent Rural:75.02More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:13.7%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:80.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.9%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:22.8%More data
65 and Older:20.3%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:42.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$45,045More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$2,760,114,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$59,929More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.7% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$41,090More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$39,375 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$37,992 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$36,491 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,278 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.623471More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$7,296,699,781More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,068,386,149More data
Total Actual Levy:$25,365,208More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:30.136More data
US Highways:28.472More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:114.744More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:297.219More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:48.569More data
On-System Subtotal:519.140More data
City Streets:125.768More data
Certified County Roads:1,060.408More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,186.176More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,705.316More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:120.544More data
US Highways:112.428More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:247.804More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:594.936More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:97.138More data
On-System Subtotal:1,172.850More data
City Streets:251.536More data
Certified County Roads:2,120.816More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,372.352More data
County Total:3,545.202More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Van Zandt County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Van Zandt County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Van Zandt County»

Special Districts in Van Zandt County.
School Districts in Van Zandt County.
History of City Tax Rates in Van Zandt County.

Airports in Van Zandt County.
Hospitals in Van Zandt County.
Prisons in Van Zandt County.