Young 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 Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:18,124More data
Estimate 2022:18,012 
Estimate 2021:17,943 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.17,867More data
Census 2010:18,550More data
Census 2000:17,943More data
Population of the County Seat (Graham)
Census 2020:8,732 
Census 2010:8,903 
Census 2000:8,716 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN YOUNG COUNTY - 2023 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.
Graham city:8,819More data
Newcastle city:535More data
Olney city:3,017More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:914.5More data
Water Area:16.4More data
Total Area:930.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:19.54More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:48.05More data
Percent Rural:51.95More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:20.5%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:75.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.4%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:23.6%More data
65 and Older:20.6%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:40.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$63,031More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$1,132,161,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$58,297More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:22.5% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$58,147More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$54,100 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$49,475 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,104 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$43,489 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.587609More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$3,063,938,630More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,430,933,264More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,408,293More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$1,700,948More data
CY 2022:$1,732,904 
CY 2021:$1,498,600 
CY 2020:$1,311,058 
CY 2019:$1,212,878 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:36.679More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.048More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:200.304More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:343.031More data
City Streets:102.450More data
Certified County Roads:562.830More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:665.280More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,008.311More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:78.881More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:223.783More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:400.838More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:703.502More data
City Streets:204.900More data
Certified County Roads:1,125.660More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,330.560More data
County Total:2,034.062More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Young County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Young County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Young County»

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

Airports in Young County.
Hospitals in Young County.
Prisons in Young County.