Willacy 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 2021:20,316More data
Census 2020:20,164More data
Census 2010:22,134More data
Census 2000:20,082More data
Population of the County Seat (Raymondville)
Census 2020:10,236 
Census 2010:11,284 
Census 2000:9,733 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN WILLACY 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.
Lyford city:2,210More data
Raymondville city:10,510More data
San Perlita city:531More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:590.6More data
Water Area:194.2More data
Total Area:784.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:34.14More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:65.42More data
Percent Rural:34.58More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:88.1%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:8.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.2%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.5%More data
65 and Older:14.0%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:33.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$31,710More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$671,018,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$40,190More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:24.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:34.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:70.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:9.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,243More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,729 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$37,959 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$35,510 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,966 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:10.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:12.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:8.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:9.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:11.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.691650More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,479,429,844More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$921,176,883More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,371,320More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN WILLACY COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:13.348More data
US Highways:4.949More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.568More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:148.313More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:19.727More data
On-System Subtotal:238.905More data
City Streets:60.893More data
Certified County Roads:464.236More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:1.726More data
Off-System Subtotal:526.855More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:765.760More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:53.392More data
US Highways:19.796More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.316More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:296.626More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:38.902More data
On-System Subtotal:515.032More data
City Streets:121.786More data
Certified County Roads:928.472More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:3.452More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,053.710More data
County Total:1,568.742More 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):     «Willacy County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Willacy County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Willacy County»

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

Airports in Willacy County.
Hospitals in Willacy County.
Prisons in Willacy County.