Population 26,059,203

Homefacts State Report

Texas is home to more than 26 million residents, making it the 2nd most populous of the 50 United States. Texas ranks 3rd in total area (268,597.00 square miles) and 3rd in population density (97.01 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 34 years, with 73.8% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 79,730 criminal and sex offenders in Texas (approximately 30.60 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Texas is 4.2% .

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8,993 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Texas

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Texas by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Texas crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

79,730 Registered Sex Offenders found in Texas

A search for our database shows there are 79,730 registered Sex Offenders in Texas. Texas has a ratio of 30.60 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 1,104 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Texas. As well as 29,442 offenders whose location is unknown in Texas due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Texas Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Texas

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Texas real estate

Search for real estate in Texas by selecting one of the top for sale or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Texas real estate, home values, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$215,000 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$88,000 compared to December 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

167,082 Building Permits

Texas building permits average per year since 2001 is 145,975. In 2006, there was a high number of building permits with 208,600 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 80,437. 59.88% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

247,802 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full Texas unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Texas has ranged from 3.5% in December 2000 to 8.6% in July 2009. The current unemployment rate for Texas is 4.2% for January 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz
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