Floyd County

Floyd County, Texas

Floyd County, Texas

Floyd County Courthouse in Floydada, Texas. Photograph by Larry D. Moore.

Floyd County is on U.S. Highway 70 northeast of Lubbock in the High Plains region of the Panhandle. The county is bordered on the north by Swisher and Briscoe counties, on the east by Motley County, on the south by Crosby County, and on the west by Hale County. The center of the county lies at 34°05' north latitude and 101°20' west longitude. Floydada is the county seat and largest town. In addition to U.S. Highway 70 the county's transportation needs are served by U.S. Highway 62, State Highway 207, and the Fort Worth and Denver, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe, and the Quanah, Acme and Pacific railroads.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

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Place type

Floyd County is classified as a County

Altitude Range

2440 ft – 3345 ft

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Floyd County by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Floyd County
Pop. Year Source
5,712 2019 United States Census Bureau

Civilian Labor Counts

Floyd County
People Year Source
2,388 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Per Capita Income (USD) Year Source
$37,367 2019 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Property Values

Floyd County
USD ($) Year Source
1,510,846,214 2019 State Property Tax Board

Retail Sales

Floyd County
USD ($) Year Source
41,715,668 2019 State Comptroller of Public Accounts

Wages

Floyd County
USD ($) Year Source
16,622,359 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Unemployment Percentage Year Source
6.6 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Rainfall (inches) Year Source
21.6 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Min. (January Average, °F) Max. (July Average, °F) Year Source
25.1 92.4 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Land Area

Floyd County
Area (square miles) Year Source
992.1 2019 United States Census Bureau

Total Area

Floyd County
Area (square miles) Year Source
992.5 2019 United States Census Bureau