Wood 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 2019:45,539More data
Estimate 2018:45,157 
Estimate 2017:44,263 
Estimate 2016:43,753 
Estimate 2015:43,117 
Estimate 2014:42,764 
Estimate 2013:42,346 
Estimate 2012:42,383 
Estimate 2011:42,092 
Census 2010:41,964More data
Census 2000:36,752More data
Population of the County Seat (Quitman)
Census 2010:1,809 
Census 2000:2,030 
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.
Alba town (pt.):543More data
Hawkins city:1,321More data
Mineola city:4,766More data
Quitman city:1,849More data
Winnsboro city (pt.):2,603More data
Yantis town:428More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:645.2More data
Water Area:50.5More data
Total Area:695.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:65.04More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:25.80More data
Percent Rural:74.20More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:10.3%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:91.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:5.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:82.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:19.2%More data
65 and Older:26.9%More data
85 and Older:2.7%More data
Median Age:48.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$38,152More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,721,753,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$48,384More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,726More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,341 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,569 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,447 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,622 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:5.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.579900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,326,786,135More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,940,743,743More data
Total Actual Levy:$17,053,373More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$2,134,964More data
CY 2018:$1,920,818 
CY 2017:$2,009,473 
CY 2016:$1,812,508 
CY 2015:$1,718,772 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:42.517More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:84.256More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.888More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.891More data
On-System Subtotal:417.552More data
City Streets:103.421More data
Certified County Roads:778.084More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:881.505More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,299.057More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:146.241More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:174.790More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:585.755More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.782More data
On-System Subtotal:908.568More data
City Streets:206.842More data
Certified County Roads:1,556.534More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,763.376More data
County Total:2,671.944More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Wood County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Wood County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Wood County»

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

Airports in Wood County.
Hospitals in Wood County.
Prisons in Wood County.