Wilbarger County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:12,731More data
Census 2020:12,887More data
Census 2010:13,535More data
Census 2000:14,676More data
Population of the County Seat (Vernon)
Census 2020:10,078 
Census 2010:11,002 
Census 2000:11,660 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WILBARGER COUNTY - 2021 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.
Vernon city:10,045More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:971.0More data
Water Area:7.0More data
Total Area:978.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:13.27More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:78.11More data
Percent Rural:21.89More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:31.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:83.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:54.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:7.4%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.8%More data
65 and Older:18.9%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:39.6More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$49,537More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$621,794,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$51,774More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:78.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:14.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,402More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,636 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,348 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,216 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,487 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.566190More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,487,503,217More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,038,734,992More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,869,001More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$885,764More data
CY 2020:$805,639 
CY 2019:$749,761 
CY 2018:$686,310 
CY 2017:$613,870 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN WILBARGER COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:98.284More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:12.664More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:183.328More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:16.681More data
On-System Subtotal:310.957More data
City Streets:93.073More data
Certified County Roads:579.052More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:672.125More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:983.082More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:288.857More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:37.620More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:366.656More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:33.207More data
On-System Subtotal:726.340More data
City Streets:186.146More data
Certified County Roads:1,158.104More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,344.250More data
County Total:2,070.590More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Wilbarger County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.