Wilbarger 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 2019:12,769More data
Estimate 2018:12,777 
Estimate 2017:12,683 
Estimate 2016:12,880 
Estimate 2015:13,055 
Estimate 2014:12,988 
Estimate 2013:13,204 
Estimate 2012:13,289 
Estimate 2011:13,452 
Census 2010:13,535More data
Census 2000:14,676More data
Population of the County Seat (Vernon)
Census 2010:11,002 
Census 2000:11,660 
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.
Vernon city:10,323More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:970.9More data
Water Area:7.0More data
Total Area:978.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:13.94More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:78.11More data
Percent Rural:21.89More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:29.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:57.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:7.4%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.2%More data
65 and Older:18.4%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:39.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$42,041More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$538,962,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$44,735More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:78.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.1% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,216More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,487 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$36,215 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$36,231 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,741 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.524400More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,060,733,010More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,121,222,120More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,868,029More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$749,761More data
CY 2018:$686,310 
CY 2017:$613,870 
CY 2016:$634,058 
CY 2015:$614,232 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:98.213More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:12.664More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:183.316More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:16.325More data
On-System Subtotal:310.518More data
City Streets:93.072More data
Certified County Roads:579.075More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:672.147More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:982.665More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:281.002More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:37.180More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:366.632More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:32.495More data
On-System Subtotal:717.309More data
City Streets:186.144More data
Certified County Roads:1,158.150More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,344.294More data
County Total:2,061.603More 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):     «Wilbarger County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Wilbarger County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Wilbarger County»

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

Airports in Wilbarger County.
Hospitals in Wilbarger County.
Prisons in Wilbarger County.