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Archer County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 9,187 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 8,854 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,467
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,433
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,716
Renter-occupied apartments: 638 (it was 629 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 910 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Archer County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (25.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.3%), Manufacturing (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Archer County, TX (2017)
    • 7,84988.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7738.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1121.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 830.9%Two or more races
    • 630.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 490.6%Asian alone
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 4,565  (49.7%)
Females: 4,622  (50.3%)
Average household size:
Archer County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,514 ($38,514 in 1999)
This county:

$67,514
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $475 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $624)
This county:

$475
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,450 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Archer:

$137,450
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,380 - $211,206
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,371
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $434

Institutionalized population: 43

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 57
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 38
  • Thefts: 32
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $154,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Archer, TX residents
Average permit cost in Archer, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,350 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,443 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Archer, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Archer, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Archer, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
Archer County:

7.2%
Texas:

14.7%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for other race residents, 15.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.7 years old
(Males: 43.5 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 20.0 years old, American Indian residents: 18.5 years old, Asian residents: 57.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.6 years old, Other race residents: 32.6 years old)

Area name: Wichita Falls, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Archer County is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $547 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $768 a month.

Cities in this county include: Archer City, Holliday, Lakeside City, Windthorst, Scotland, Megargel.

Archer 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 Archer County: Chalk Windmill (A), Cowboy Pen Windmill (B), Deep Well Windmill (C), Doc Green Windmill (D), Dog Town Mountain Windmill (E), Don Box Windmill (F), Double Long Canyon Windmill (G), Double Wells Windmill (H), Dugout Windmill (I), E Vat Windmill (J), East Camp Windmill (K), East Deaton Windmill (L), East Purebred Windmill (M), East South Town Windmill (N), East Willow Windmill (O), East Windmill (P), Eight Camp (Q), F A Windmill (R), Fa Windmill (S), Finney Community Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dumont Cemetery (1), Gilkerson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Springer Lake (A), Pen Branch Tank (B), Arnold Ranch Lake (C), Bar S Ranch Lake (D), Parramore Ranch Lake (E), McElroy Lake (F), Moorhouse Lake (G), Ash Creek Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bitter Creek (A), Bird Creek (B), West Fork Dove Creek (C), China Creek (D), Spring Creek (E), Saline Creek (F), Rider Creek (G), Pen Branch (H), Ox Yoke Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ashley County, Arkansas , Blount County, Alabama , La Paz County, Arizona , Collin County , Kent County , King County , Knox County , Motley County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 316
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 314 (30.1% naturalized citizens)

Archer County:

3.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 62010 or later
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 1301990 to 1999
  • 361980 to 1989
  • 361970 to 1979
  • 32Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.2%

Archer County marital status for males Archer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,767
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 71
  • 3 or 4: 28
  • 5 to 9: 33
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • Mobile homes: 387
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Archer County with a mortgage: 1,297 (4 second mortgage, 53 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,552

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Archer County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,36016
Catholic1,0183
Mainline Protestant4894
Other1-
None3,186-
Archer 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 convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Archer County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Archer County:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Archer County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Archer County:

Average size of farms: 1083 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $117,147
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $34.32
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,811
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,030
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.07%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.78%
All wheat for grain: 8971 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 333 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 30 acres

Tornado activity:

Archer County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 6549066.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Archer County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.2 miles away from Archer County center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 359.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Archer County center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 271.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Sisk Road Fire, Incident Period: April 29, 2011 to May 01, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 2905, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 New Archer Fire, Incident Period: February 25, 2008 to March 02, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: February 28, 2008, FEMA Id: 2748, 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 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
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Archer County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Archer

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,544 (77.5%)
  • Carpooled: 136 (6.8%)
  • Railroad: 12 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 29 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 46 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 256 (12.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (74%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Cambodia (5%)
  • Panama (2%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (1%)
  • Korea (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Archer County


  • German (21%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 33 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,524.

7.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.26% relocated from other counties in Texas ($55,593 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wichita County, TX  4.43% ($62,616 average AGI)


6.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.69% relocated to other counties in Texas ($51,522 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($8,638 average AGI)
Archer County:

1.26%
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 Wichita County, TX  3.97% ($51,927 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Archer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Archer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Archer County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Archer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Archer County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Archer County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Archer County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Archer County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Archer County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,493 (1,272 aged, 221 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 440 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Archer County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (67)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (63)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (59)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (24)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,308
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 759

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 44

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,187
  • In family households: 8,012 (1,385 male householders, 1,158 female householders)
    2,256 spouses, 2,817 children (2,666 natural, 74 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 111 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 122 parents, 40 other relatives, 87 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,103 (370 male householders (292 living alone)), 536 female householders (492 living alone)), 194 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 78

Size of family households: 1,323 2-persons, 438 3-persons, 517 4-persons, 209 5-persons, 38 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 784 1-person, 97 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

1,626 married couples with children.
270 single-parent households (93 men, 177 women).

92.9% of residents of Archer speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $61,341,000 ($6,614 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,027,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,630,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,779,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,437,000
Federal grants: $5,511,000
Federal procurement contracts: $232,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $14,751,000 ($13,184,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $297,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,357,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,783,000

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

Births: 525
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 382
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +123
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Archer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.44 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Archer County, Texas
  • Year house built in Archer County, Texas
  • 662014 or later
  • 742010 to 2013
  • 3992000 to 2009
  • 5611990 to 1999
  • 7711980 to 1989
  • 7951970 to 1979
  • 4301960 to 1969
  • 4411950 to 1959
  • 1771940 to 1949
  • 4601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Archer County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Archer County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Archer County, Texas
  • 151 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 2584 rooms
  • 7445 rooms
  • 6426 rooms
  • 4117 rooms
  • 3338 rooms
  • 3409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archer County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archer County, Texas
  • 151 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 1333 rooms
  • 1644 rooms
  • 1375 rooms
  • 696 rooms
  • 467 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Archer County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Archer County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Archer County, Texas
  • 13no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 4032 bedrooms
  • 1,7963 bedrooms
  • 4984 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archer County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archer County, Texas
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1321 bedroom
  • 2232 bedrooms
  • 2273 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Archer County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Archer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Archer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 33no vehicle
  • 6031 vehicle
  • 1,2752 vehicles
  • 6083 vehicles
  • 2414 vehicles
  • 855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Archer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Archer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 73no vehicle
  • 2281 vehicle
  • 2782 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.4% of Archer County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Texas.

Archer County:

91.4%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 6,972
  • Other state: 1,801
  • Northeast: 238
  • Midwest: 485
  • South: 737
  • West: 334
Year householders moved into unit in Archer County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Archer County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.1%Electricity
  • 20.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 19.1%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

9.2%
Texas:

15.0%

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

Archer County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $437,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $965,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,623,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,398,000
    Police Protection: $1,254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $422,000
    General Public Buildings: $296,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $105,000
    General - Other: $99,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $144,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,388,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
    Highways: $56,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,776,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $87,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,799,000

Archer County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $437,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $965,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,623,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,398,000
    Police Protection: $1,254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $422,000
    General Public Buildings: $296,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $105,000
    General - Other: $99,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $144,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,388,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
    Highways: $56,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,776,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $87,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,799,000

Archer County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $437,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $965,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,623,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,398,000
    Police Protection: $1,254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $422,000
    General Public Buildings: $296,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $105,000
    General - Other: $99,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $144,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,388,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
    Highways: $56,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,776,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $87,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,799,000

Archer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $437,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $965,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,623,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,398,000
    Police Protection: $1,254,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $422,000
    General Public Buildings: $296,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $105,000
    General - Other: $99,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $144,000
    General - Other: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,388,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
    Highways: $56,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,776,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $87,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,799,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 131
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 112
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 88
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 30
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 57
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 64
Most common first names in Archer County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17274.5 years
Mary16879.6 years
John15374.4 years
William13676.1 years
Robert11572.1 years
Charles7776.4 years
George6776.2 years
Joe6373.6 years
Helen5978.9 years
Ruth5882.2 years
Most common last names in Archer County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7777.1 years
Brown6074.4 years
Davis5575.9 years
Williams4974.0 years
Jones4579.9 years
Wilson4479.2 years
Johnson4278.7 years
Taylor3476.1 years
Martin3280.5 years
Moore3275.6 years
Businesses in Archer County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Furniture1
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
Albertsons1Marriott1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike3
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Burger King1Olive Garden1
CVS1On The Border1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Cinnabon 1PetSmart1
Curves1Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
Deb1Popeyes1
Dennys1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Discount Tire1Quiznos3
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
FedEx10SONIC Drive-In4
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford1Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop2Starbucks2
Goodwill4Subway2
H&R Block2T-Mobile3
Hilton1T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Target1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul4
Hot Topic1U.S. Cellular4
JCPenney1UPS12
JoS. A. Bank1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Bryant1

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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"