Young County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2019:18,010More data
Estimate 2018:17,986 
Estimate 2017:17,922 
Estimate 2016:18,098 
Estimate 2015:18,163 
Estimate 2014:18,274 
Estimate 2013:18,354 
Estimate 2012:18,278 
Estimate 2011:18,355 
Census 2010:18,550More data
Census 2000:17,943More data
Population of the County Seat (Graham)
Census 2010:8,903 
Census 2000:8,716 
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:8,694More data
Newcastle city:569More data
Olney city:3,111More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:914.5More data
Water Area:16.4More data
Total Area:930.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:20.28More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:66.43More data
Percent Rural:33.57More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:19.1%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.9%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:77.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.0%More data
65 and Older:20.3%More data
85 and Older:2.6%More data
Median Age:41.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$50,231More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$906,413,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$49,301More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:19.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,430More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,283 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$39,887 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,959 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$40,737 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.758613More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,995,597,201More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,104,278,131More data
Total Actual Levy:$8,377,197More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$1,212,878More data
CY 2018:$1,114,099 
CY 2017:$993,797 
CY 2016:$994,476 
CY 2015:$1,065,897 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:36.680More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:106.047More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:200.303More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:343.030More data
City Streets:101.282More data
Certified County Roads:562.200More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:663.482More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,006.512More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:78.883More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:225.604More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:400.836More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:705.323More data
City Streets:202.564More data
Certified County Roads:1,124.400More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,326.964More data
County Total:2,032.287More 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):     «Young County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.