Waller County Profile

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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 2022:61,894More data
Estimate 2021:59,474 
Census 2020:56,763More data
Census 2010:43,205More data
Census 2000:32,663More data
Population of the County Seat (Hempstead)
Census 2020:5,430 
Census 2010:5,770 
Census 2000:4,691 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WALLER 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.
Brookshire city:5,533More data
Hempstead city:6,179More data
Katy city (pt.):5,393More data
Pattison city:612More data
Pine Island town:1,161More data
Prairie View city:8,420More data
Waller city (pt.):2,149More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:513.3More data
Water Area:4.6More data
Total Area:517.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:110.58More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:38.36More data
Percent Rural:61.64More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:32.4%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:71.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:23.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:41.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:22.3%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.1%More data
65 and Older:12.1%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:30.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$49,404More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$2,953,411,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$65,437More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:25.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$51,428More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,927 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$46,350 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$46,469 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$43,936 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:7.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.604632More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$12,454,282,583More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$7,478,701,992More data
Total Actual Levy:$45,218,625More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:11.111More data
US Highways:25.982More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:23.704More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:162.958More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:14.134More data
On-System Subtotal:237.889More data
City Streets:204.301More data
Certified County Roads:530.301More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:734.602More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:972.491More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:66.456More data
US Highways:87.937More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:87.894More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:336.164More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:28.268More data
On-System Subtotal:606.719More data
City Streets:408.602More data
Certified County Roads:1,063.682More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,472.284More data
County Total:2,079.003More 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):     «Waller County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Waller County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Waller County»

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

Airports in Waller County.
Hospitals in Waller County.
Prisons in Waller County.