Aransas County

Aransas County, Texas

Aransas County, Texas

Aransas County, Texas. Photography by Larry D. Moore.

Aransas County (P-18) is on the Gulf Coast northeast of Corpus Christi. The county, divided into three parts by Copano, St. Charles, and Aransas bays, is bounded on the north and northwest by Refugio County, on the south by San Patricio and Nueces counties, and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico. The county seat and largest city is Rockport. Several highways cross the county, including State highways 35 and 361, and Farm roads 136, 881, 1781, 2040, 2165, 2725, and 3036. The county is also served by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

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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Aransas County is classified as a County

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Aransas County by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Aransas County
Pop. Year Source
23,510 2019 United States Census Bureau

Civilian Labor Counts

Aransas County
People Year Source
9,083 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Per Capita Income (USD) Year Source
$48,389 2019 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Property Values

Aransas County
USD ($) Year Source
3,023,164,864 2019 State Property Tax Board

Retail Sales

Aransas County
USD ($) Year Source
279,264,091 2019 State Comptroller of Public Accounts

Wages

Aransas County
USD ($) Year Source
55,948,997 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Unemployment Percentage Year Source
9.1 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Rainfall (inches) Year Source
34.6 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Min. (January Average, °F) Max. (July Average, °F) Year Source
47.9 91.5 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Land Area

Aransas County
Area (square miles) Year Source
252.1 2019 United States Census Bureau

Total Area

Aransas County
Area (square miles) Year Source
528.0 2019 United States Census Bureau