2017 Major Employers

Home Health Care
Huntsville ISD
City of Huntsville
Sam Houston State University
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Walker County
Walker County Hospital Corp.
Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.
– Source: Houston-Galveston Area Council

Median value of owner-occupied housing unitsAmount
2012-16 $138,900
– Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Income Amount
Median household income
– Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Walker County Population No. of Residents
2017 Total Population (estimated) 72,245
– Source: U.S. Census Bureau

2017 Population by Ethnicity
White 73.0%
Black or African-American 23.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.8%
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races1.5%
Hispanic or Latino18.0%
– Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Taxes Rate
City of Huntsville 0.3809
Walker County 0.6157
Huntsville ISD 1.1800
Hospital District 0.1346
Walker County ESD 1 0.0600
Walker County ESD 2 0.1000
Retail Sales TaxPercentage
City of Huntsville 1.50%
Walker County 0.50%
State 6.25%
– Source: City of Huntsville and Walker County Appraisal District