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Anderson County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 59,313 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 55,109 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,131
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,301
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,585
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,786 (it was 4,093 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 1071 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 55 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Anderson County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (22.1%), Construction (21.2%), Manufacturing (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Anderson County, TX (2019)
    • 34,27962.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 12,52622.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,66019.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8951.6%Two or more races
    • 3420.6%Asian alone
    • 1970.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 150.03%Some other race alone
    • 80.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 36,082  (60.8%)
Females: 23,231  (39.2%)
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Average household size:
Anderson County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,971 ($31,957 in 1999)
This county:

$44,971
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $642 (lower quartile is $480, upper quartile is $800)
This county:

$642
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,381 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Anderson:

$118,381
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,139 - $195,765
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,151
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $444

Institutionalized population: 13,460

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 76
  • Burglaries: 201
  • Thefts: 235
  • Auto thefts: 24

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 62
  • Burglaries: 174
  • Thefts: 212
  • Auto thefts: 53
Anderson County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $520,000
  • 2007: 214 buildings, average cost: $14,500
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2018: 24 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $113,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Anderson, TX residents
Average permit cost in Anderson, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,928 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,179 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Anderson, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Anderson, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Anderson, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
Anderson County:

13.8%
Texas:

13.6%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.9% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for other race residents, 33.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.9 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 41.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 39.3 years old, American Indian residents: 31.5 years old, Asian residents: 33.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.2 years old, Other race residents: 22.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Anderson County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Montalba-Tennessee Colony, Palestine, Elkhart, Frankston, Cayuga.

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Anderson County: Winters Country Club (A), Allen Number One Windmill (B), Crews (C), Herring Ranch (D), Kristoff School (E), Marie (F), Tokeen (G), Rowena Volunteer Fire Department (H), Wingate Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Anderson County include: Valley View Church (A), Saint Boniface Church (B), Brookshier Church (C), Harmony Church (D), Hopewell Church (E), Old Norton Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Boniface Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Mount Victory Cemetery (3), Castleberry Cemetery (4), Crews Cemetery (5), Pumphrey Cemetery (6), Norton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Country Club Lake (A), Lake Winters (B), Ballinger City Lake (C), Mitchell Lake (D), Odom Currie Wylie Estate Lake Number 1 (E), Odom Currie Wylie Estate Lake Number 2 (F), Billups Lake (G), Kuhn Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wagon Tire Creek (A), Valley Creek (B), Turkey Creek (C), Bears Foot Creek (D), Salt Branch (E), Rocky Creek (F), Red Bank Creek (G), Rattlesnake Creek (H), Quarry Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Andrews County , Bacon County, Georgia , Ector County , Houston County , Martin County , Runnels County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Anderson, TX
County total employment by year in Anderson, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Anderson, TX

Current college students: 1,438
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,490 (37.9% naturalized citizens)

Anderson County:

5.9%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8152010 or later
  • 8222000 to 2009
  • 8011990 to 1999
  • 6431980 to 1989
  • 2511970 to 1979
  • 71Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.0%

Anderson County marital status for males Anderson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,106
  • One, attached: 81
  • Two: 77
  • 3 or 4: 518
  • 5 to 9: 402
  • 10 to 19: 487
  • 20 to 49: 101
  • 50 or more: 245
  • Mobile homes: 4,743
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 128

Housing units in Anderson County with a mortgage: 4,844 (19 second mortgage, 66 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,201

Here:

36.4% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Anderson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,56986
Catholic4,4762
Mainline Protestant2,47715
Black Protestant1,1798
Other3653
None29,392-
Anderson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Anderson County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Anderson County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Anderson County:

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.6%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Anderson County:

Average size of farms: 210 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,293
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $128.75
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,485
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,800
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.04
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.55%
Vegetables: 472 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 666 acres

Tornado activity:

Anderson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 2014288.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 17 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/14/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anderson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 337% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Anderson County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 328.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from Anderson County center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1624: January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: 1624, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Anderson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,098 (84.1%)
  • Carpooled: 2,088 (9.7%)
  • Bus: 129 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 223 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 102 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 823 (3.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (57%)
  • Nigeria (10%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Anderson County


  • American (15%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Anderson County, Texas in 2000:

  • 10,750 people in state prisons
  • 3,288 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 487 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Anderson County, Texas in 2010:

  • 12,987 people in state prisons
  • 680 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 297 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,821.

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.76% relocated from other counties in Texas ($50,391 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($8,715 average AGI)
Anderson County:

1.43%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Smith County, TX  0.67% ($40,972 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.62% ($40,566)
from Harris County, TX  0.47% ($66,267)
from Dallas County, TX  0.42% ($34,104)
from Cherokee County, TX  0.37% ($37,000)
from Houston County, TX  0.22% ($34,111)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.22% ($53,229)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.80% relocated to other counties in Texas ($41,498 average AGI)
1.08% relocated to other states ($6,639 average AGI)
Anderson County:

1.08%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Smith County, TX  0.75% ($38,622 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.63% ($46,890)
to Dallas County, TX  0.39% ($30,127)
to Harris County, TX  0.38% ($33,262)
to Cherokee County, TX  0.31% ($38,520)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.28% ($33,773)
to Houston County, TX  0.23% ($39,351)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Anderson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Anderson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Anderson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Anderson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,968 (6,512 aged, 1,456 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,756 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Anderson County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (916)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (718)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (518)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (496)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (491)
  • Pulmonary embolism without mention of acute cor pulmonale (343)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (320)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (216)
  • Congestive heart failure (207)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (207)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,768
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 221
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,188

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,234
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,090
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 186.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.9
  • Suffocation - 62.0
  • Other - 18.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,313
  • Male householders: 8,253 (2,039 living alone), Female householders: 8,930 (2,623 living alone)
  • 8,705 spouses (8,687 opposite-sex spouses), 1,085 unmarried partners, (1,080 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,532 children (11,960 natural, 524 adopted, 1,069 stepchildren), 1,961 grandchildren, 461 brothers or sisters, 513 parents, 42 foster children, 1,022 other relatives, 1,043 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 13,467

Size of family households: 5,627 2-persons, 2,650 3-persons, 2,027 4-persons, 1,116 5-persons, 298 6-persons, 139 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,663 1-person, 625 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

6,065 married couples with children.
3,477 single-parent households (913 men, 2,564 women).

85.2% of residents of Anderson speak English at home.
13.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $280,345,000 ($4,996 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,249,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,900,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $74,049,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $162,000
Federal grants: $65,563,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,405,000 ($59,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,266,000 ($273,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $715,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,181,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,944,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,428
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,131
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +314
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +752
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Anderson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.44 millions of gallons per day (49% from ground, 51% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Anderson County, Texas
  • Year house built in Anderson County, Texas
  • 1,1392014 or later
  • 5612010 to 2013
  • 3,4542000 to 2009
  • 3,4181990 to 1999
  • 3,5721980 to 1989
  • 2,8751970 to 1979
  • 1,9751960 to 1969
  • 1,7491950 to 1959
  • 7741940 to 1949
  • 1,2941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Anderson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Texas
  • 161 room
  • 1092 rooms
  • 2613 rooms
  • 1,3234 rooms
  • 3,7445 rooms
  • 2,8476 rooms
  • 1,8367 rooms
  • 9738 rooms
  • 8199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Texas
  • 1251 room
  • 3052 rooms
  • 6783 rooms
  • 1,3014 rooms
  • 1,3665 rooms
  • 9456 rooms
  • 3127 rooms
  • 688 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Anderson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Texas
  • 16no bedroom
  • 3721 bedroom
  • 2,3462 bedrooms
  • 7,1203 bedrooms
  • 1,8034 bedrooms
  • 2165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Texas
  • 133no bedroom
  • 8531 bedroom
  • 2,1142 bedrooms
  • 1,8273 bedrooms
  • 2364 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 354no vehicle
  • 3,3501 vehicle
  • 4,9732 vehicles
  • 2,1823 vehicles
  • 7984 vehicles
  • 2575+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 648no vehicle
  • 2,6321 vehicle
  • 1,6052 vehicles
  • 2423 vehicles
  • 924 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

84.8% of Anderson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Texas.

Anderson County:

84.8%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 45,285
  • Other state: 9,916
  • Northeast: 727
  • Midwest: 2,201
  • South: 4,216
  • West: 2,783
Year householders moved into unit in Anderson County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Anderson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 20.6%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.1%Electricity
  • 21.2%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 277
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 134
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 80
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Anderson County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,654,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,353,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,105,000
    Police Protection: $3,814,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,261,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,784,000
    General - Other: $1,720,000
    Financial Administration: $1,564,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,127,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $698,000
    General Public Buildings: $634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $599,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,630,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,153,000
    General Revenue - Other: $138,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $933,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $83,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Corrections - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,467,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,075,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $980,000
    General Local Government Support: $452,000
    Highways: $253,000
    Public Welfare: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,100,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $738,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,003,000

Anderson County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,654,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,353,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,105,000
    Police Protection: $3,814,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,261,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,784,000
    General - Other: $1,720,000
    Financial Administration: $1,564,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,127,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $698,000
    General Public Buildings: $634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $599,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,630,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,153,000
    General Revenue - Other: $138,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $933,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $83,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Corrections - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,467,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,075,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $980,000
    General Local Government Support: $452,000
    Highways: $253,000
    Public Welfare: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,100,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $738,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,003,000

Anderson County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,654,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,353,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,105,000
    Police Protection: $3,814,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,261,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,784,000
    General - Other: $1,720,000
    Financial Administration: $1,564,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,127,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $698,000
    General Public Buildings: $634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $599,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,630,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,153,000
    General Revenue - Other: $138,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $933,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $83,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Corrections - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,467,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,075,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $980,000
    General Local Government Support: $452,000
    Highways: $253,000
    Public Welfare: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,100,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $738,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,003,000

Anderson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,873,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,654,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,353,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,105,000
    Police Protection: $3,814,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,261,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,784,000
    General - Other: $1,720,000
    Financial Administration: $1,564,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,127,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $698,000
    General Public Buildings: $634,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $599,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,440,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,630,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,153,000
    General Revenue - Other: $138,000
    Sale of Property: $89,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $933,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $83,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Corrections - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,467,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,075,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $980,000
    General Local Government Support: $452,000
    Highways: $253,000
    Public Welfare: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,100,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $738,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,003,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,250
  • Number of aged recipients: 202
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,048
  • Number of recipients under 18: 223
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 695
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 332
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 502
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 486
Most common first names in Anderson County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28071.3 years
Mary28079.6 years
John25273.8 years
William23575.4 years
Robert16372.0 years
Willie15078.0 years
George12876.9 years
Charles11570.1 years
Annie10183.3 years
Joe8972.2 years
Most common last names in Anderson County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20875.0 years
Davis13075.8 years
Johnson12873.4 years
Jones11975.5 years
Williams10774.9 years
Brown9676.2 years
Wilson8076.5 years
Taylor8074.0 years
Miller7275.8 years
Jackson7071.9 years
Businesses in Anderson County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike4
CVS1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
FedEx3Ryan's Grill1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In2
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill2Subway3
H&R Block2Super 81
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS6
Jack In The Box1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

Anderson County on our top lists:

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