Zavala 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 2019:11,840More data
Estimate 2018:11,969 
Estimate 2017:11,957 
Estimate 2016:12,121 
Estimate 2015:12,310 
Estimate 2014:12,243 
Estimate 2013:12,195 
Estimate 2012:12,014 
Estimate 2011:11,875 
Census 2010:11,677More data
Census 2000:11,600More data
Population of the County Seat (Crystal City)
Census 2010:7,138 
Census 2000:7,190 
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.
Crystal City city:7,158More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,297.4More data
Water Area:4.3More data
Total Area:1,301.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:9.00More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:61.97More data
Percent Rural:38.03More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:94.0%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:96.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:0.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:5.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.6%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:29.3%More data
65 and Older:14.3%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:31.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$29,202More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$349,931,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$30,076More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:32.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:44.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:62.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:8.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$36,398More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,585 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$30,599 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$28,283 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$26,681 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:8.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:9.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:11.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:13.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:11.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.720000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,531,093,184More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,049,976,574More data
Total Actual Levy:$7,559,831More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:75.488More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:1.693More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:187.875More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:265.056More data
City Streets:37.583More data
Certified County Roads:173.877More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:211.460More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:476.516More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:155.914More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:4.630More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:380.686More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:541.230More data
City Streets:77.980More data
Certified County Roads:347.754More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:425.734More data
County Total:966.964More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Zavala County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Zavala County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Zavala County»

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

Airports in Zavala County.
Hospitals in Zavala County.
Prisons in Zavala County.