Willacy County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:20,037More data
Estimate 2022:20,254 
Estimate 2021:20,292 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.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 
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:2,207More data
Raymondville city:10,135More data
San Perlita city:540More data
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, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:64.40More data
Percent Rural:35.60More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:88.2%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:2.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:8.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:2.0%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:23.8%More data
65 and Older:14.6%More data
85 and Older:1.6%More data
Median Age:33.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$34,925More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$703,487,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$41,648More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:29.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:36.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:67.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:10.5% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$44,155More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$44,267 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,243 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,729 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$37,959 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:7.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:8.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:10.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:12.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:8.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.663270More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$2,597,187,358More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$977,333,453More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,482,360More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:18.263More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:52.572More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:148.202More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.748More data
On-System Subtotal:243.785More data
City Streets:62.898More data
Certified County Roads:461.226More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:5.308More data
Off-System Subtotal:529.432More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:773.217More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:73.052More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.324More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:296.404More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:48.943More data
On-System Subtotal:524.723More data
City Streets:125.796More data
Certified County Roads:922.452More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:10.616More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,058.864More data
County Total:1,583.587More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
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.